If you’ve never done it, you can’t imagine how challenging it is to move onto a cruising boat for the first time. Here are my best tips for making it as positive an experience as possible. [More] Moving Onto Your Cruising Boat
Moving aboard for full-time cruising is a huge change, both logistically and emotionally.
We hear you! Advice from the team -- we've all done it at least one, sometimes two or even three times!
Can you imagine how annoying it is to be cruising just off shore and having to hear sailors on the interior calling for bridge openings? That’s why you need to remember to do this with your VHF radio. [More] VHF Settings – Do Other Cruisers a Favor
How do you ship (or receive) a package when cruising? How about getting paperwork notarized? Or copied? Amazon Hubs and UPS Stores are a cruiser’s friend. Here’s how you might use them when cruising the United States. [More] UPS Stores & Amazon Hubs Are Great When You Live on a Boat
Three steps to a more complete storage plan for your boat [More] A Storage Plan
A review of our plans, and what we needed to change once we left the dock [More] 🎧Cell Phone Plans – an Update
You don’t have to settle for your cell phone or dishes flying. Here’s how to make everything non-slip. [More] 🎧Keep It From Sliding Around the Boat
Ready to decorate your boat for the holidays? But don’t want to store lots of stuff or discard it afterwards? Here are some great ideas for a festive boat that are affordable and friendly to the environment. [More] How to Decorate for the Holidays: Environmentally Friendly & Space Saving
How do you celebrate holidays on a boat? It my not look like what you’re used to. [More] Celebrating Holidays on a Boat
When cruising, a VHF radio can be your best friend. It helps in an emergency. But also can foster community. [More] VHF Radio–A Cruiser’s Friend
Do you know how to get help to your boat on the water? Calling 911 may not cut it. [More] Calling for Help on the Water