Cruising is mentally challenging. There are so many new things to be learning, to be coping with. Seven helpful ways to deal with the stress and make cruising enjoyable. [More] The Mental Aspect of Cruising
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 I was totally, completely and entirely fed up!
You’ve decided to cruise. Now you’re wondering if you can really become “a cruiser” — you know, learn everything that cruisers need to know. Second thoughts and feeling overwhelmed are normal. Tips to help you cope. [More] Preparing to Cruise and Overwhelmed
Summer seems endless. Except when every weekend is filled to the brim of everything BUT boat projects! Is this okay or not? [More] When Life Gets in The Way
How do you break the news to your family that you’re going cruising? Make them feel comfortable with your decision? Elena tells how she did it with her disapproving parents. [More] Cruising Stories: When Family Doesn’t Want You to Cruise
Want to go cruising and don’t know what to do to get you there? Follow these 10 steps and I’ll see you in the anchorage! [More] Checklist for Going Cruising
How feasible is it to support yourself by working while you cruise? What does it take to really do it? Elena from Kittiwake tells all! [More] Cruising Stories: Working from a Boat
You have to get the work done to go cruising. But every now and then, you need a sailing break to remind you of why you’re working so hard. [More] Why We Cruise
What is being a success at cruising? Jaye Linder tackles that question as friends have changed their plans and feel somewhat apologetic. [More] Cruising Stories: Successful Cruising
No, we’re not always feeling calm, cool, collected and fearless! Here’s a technique for making both others and yourself believe that you are. [More] When You’re Feeling a Little Nervous
Deciding to go cruising can be daunting and exciting. Nica shares 9 tips on how to keep the dream alive until you actually cast off the dock lines. [More] 9 Tips for the Cruiser-To-Be