Is it really feasible to spend the summer on a boat in the Keys? My experience (spolier: this is our second summer here). [More] Summer in the Keys
For many, one of the allures of cruising is "no snow." But endless summer has its own challenges with hot, humid weather.
Tips to reduce or eliminate cooking heat, improve ventilation, stop mold and mildew and cool down.
How do you stay healthy when cruising in tropical heat? Tips from Lin Pardey’s years of experience. [More] Staying Healthy in the Tropics
Wonderful hearty appetizer for hot days — quick to make and delicious to eat! [More] Dill Pickle Dip
Concentrated electrolyte replacement without sugar or other sweeteners, flavoring, or color — plus it does not need refrigeration and has a two-year shelf life. Perfect for boaters! [More] Hi-Lyte Electrolyte Replacement
At anchor or on a mooring, the Endless Breeze box fan provides extra cooling on super-hot days or when working in areas without permanently-mounted fans. [More] Endless Breeze 12-Volt Fan
Big windows in a boat are wonderful for providing views but can really heat up the inside. Regular shades work most of the year, but better window shades can lower interior temps by 10°. Just 5 minutes and less than $20! [More] Better Window Covers
Fifteen coping strategies for hot flashes and lowered heat tolerance that can accompany menopause — and 3 boat features that will really help. [More] Hot Flashes in a Hot Climate
Listen in for 5 ways we significantly improved our boat’s ventilation, making it much nicer to live at anchor during the hot months! [More] Improving Boat Ventilation
Waterline Design hatch and port screens are cost effective, simple to use, easy to stow — and they keep mosquitoes and no-see-ums out of the boat! [More] After-Market Window Screens
Mold and mildew are the bane of every boat owner in hot, humid climates. Tips to minimize the problem when “the old stand-bys” just don’t do it. [More] Mold & Mildew