Comparing the cruising in two favorite destinations for US-based boaters — both are great first international destinations but very different. [More] Cruising Comparison: Bahamas vs. Sea of Cortez
Does your dream include cruising in foreign waters?
Learn how to check in and out of foreign ports: what documents are needed, how to get them, and how to deal with officials in various offices.
How to make sure you buy the parts that will really fit and are exactly what you need, without making a second (or third) trip — even in a foreign language! [More] 🎧Shopping by Example
Where do you even start with building up the stock of spares for your boat? How do you know what you do and don’t need? Listen in for our tips. [More] 🎧Stocking Spare Parts
Cruisers need stuff. Sometimes, “stuff” that can’t be found locally. So we have to get packages. But how? Strategies for both domestic and international shipments. [More] Getting Packages When Cruising
How DO cruisers communicate with loved ones back home? Alternatives that are MUCH cheaper than international phone rates and work just as well! [More] 🎧Communications Apps for Cruisers
Mail. It’s a big question for would-be cruisers. How do you get the bills, the important notices, the cards from friends? Listen in to learn the options and what works for other cruisers. [More] 🎧How Do You Get Mail?
Quartantine flag? What’s that? What do I do with it? All this answered and more . . . listen in! [More] 🎧Quarantine Flag
Food carts and street food — part of the travel experience. What’s safe to eat and what’s not? [More] 🎧Eating Street Food
Planning to cruise the Bahamas? Seven things you need to know and plan for! [More] 🎧Cruising the Bahamas
How to get the prescription medicines you need as you travel from place to place. Don’t worry — it can be done. [More] 🎧Getting Prescriptions While Cruising