Every. Single. Thing. I. Do. I. Have. To. Learn. Nothing is familiar and the learning curve seems to go straight up. Hang on and listen in for ways to cope! [More] 🎧Flatten the Learning Curve
The reality just not living up to the dream? Wondering if you were nuts to buy a boat?
You're not alone.
Before you decide to sell her, read how we coped with some of the common frustrations and that time Carolyn was totally, completely and entirely fed up!
More details on how we learned both of our new-to-us boats . . . and some of the systems we had to figure out! Listen in for more details — [More] 🎧More on Learning Boat Systems
Learning the systems on a new-to-you boat is a daunting task. How can you do it, remember it, and stay sane? Listen in! [More] 🎧Learning a New-to-You Boat
I’d had it. I was overheated, exhausted, sick and nothing was working right. What do you do when cruising is going badly? [More] That Time I Wanted Off the Boat
Did you just buy a cruising boat? Suddenly overwhelmed by the thought of outfitting it and learning it? You’re not alone — and here are some tips to make it easier! [More] Overwhelmed by Your New Boat?
We all dream of carefree cruising but the reality of boat maintenance and trip prep can get in the way of that. Three things that greatly lessen the stress for us. [More] Less Stressful Cruising
Just starting boating or cruising and feeling overwhelmed by everything there is to learn? There are ways to make it easier! [More] The Learning Curve
Thinking of going on an extended cruise? Most of us don’t feel “ready” and can think of ten things we need to do before going. If the boat is seaworthy without them, go anyway! [More] You’ll Never Be Ready. Go Anyway!
Selling it all and moving aboard means ending one phase of our lives while looking forward to another. We’re on an emotional roller coaster! [More] The Emotional Roller Coaster
Cruisers helping each other is one of the unwritten rules of living on a boat. You get out of this life what you put into it. [More] Cruisers Helping: You’re Never Alone