Read one cruiser’s harrowing story of abandoning their boat in a Gulf of Mexico Storm. What did they do right? And what do they wish they had done? [More] Abandoning Our Boat In Mexican Waters
Does your dream include cruising in foreign waters?
Learn to deal with officialdom and foreign languages with these articles.
How to plan the fastest Gulf Stream crossing in your boat; figuring your start and destination points, how far the stream will sweep you and tips for a fast crossing. [More] Route Planning to Cross the Gulf Stream
Dogs on boats: what you need to know to make your dog a great boat dog. Most dogs thrive on a boat! Learn how to keep them safe and happy. [More] Dogs on Boats 101
Ensure you breeze through airport customs when you want to get back to your boat. These simple documents can make all the difference. [More] Documents to Leave Your Boat in Foreign Countries
How has cruising changed? Lin Pardey answers cruiser questions and shares the secret to the best voyaging life. [More] Lin Pardey Answers Cruiser Questions
Budget is always the big question. How did we determine ours, what it will include, and how we’ll make it happen. [More] Calypso’s Budget & How We’ll Pay For It
How to choose your emergency contacts for various purposes, and the information they’ll need. [More] Choosing Your Emergency Contact
We buy so much stuff online for our boats. But how do you actually get it shipped to you when you don’t have an address? All the answers in this episode of The Boat Galley Podcast. [More] How to Get Packages When You’re On the Move
What is the most important piece of equipment you need on board a cruising boat? What length boat works best? These 7 tips will help you choose a cruising boat. [More] 7 Tips for Choosing Your Cruising Boat
Storms, running out of food, breaking gear, is this the reality of setting sail across an ocean? First timers worry it is. So listen in to see what some of these first timers actually encountered once as they crossed their very first ocean. [More] For First-Time Voyagers