Do you wonder if you should go cruising? If so, there’s one question you need to ask yourself to know for sure. [More] Is the Cruising Life for Me?
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!
People are one of the best parts of cruising but you’re always having to make new friends as you move. Techniques to help! [More] How to Make and Keep Friends
It’s easy to think what we do is easy and commonplace. It’s not. Sharing our experiences can help others make a change. [More] What Inspires You?
Learn your new boat with a systematized approach to learning her systems and your confidence aboard will soar. Step-by-step method for learning each system. [More] Getting to Know Your New Boat
Going outside your comfort zone is a constant in cruising. Develop this important skill before you cast off the docklines. Here’s how. [More] Going Outside Your Comfort Zone
Coping with the emotional roller coaster as you say goodbye to family and friends and hello to new adventures. [More] Departure Date Nears and Emotions Flow
Maintenance is a necessary chore. Finding side benefits makes it fun, even when it means hauling yourself up the mast each spring. [More] 3 Reasons I Love Varnish Day
When you’ve got an exciting plan to take off cruising and you want to share it – but what happens when you can’t do that sharing in your land life? Where can you turn? [More] Secret Life of About-to-Be-Cruisers
It’s not the painkillers that make returning from the show so tough – it’s the different world you’re inhabiting. Learn why boat shows are worth it! [More] Boat Show Hangover
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