Nothing will grate on your nerves or upset your anchorage neighbors more than clanking halyards. Here’s how to silence them for good. [More] Keep Your Halyards From Clanking
Living Aboard Full Time
Moving aboard for full-time cruising is a huge change, both logistically and emotionally.
Advice from someone who has done it twice.
Every now and then, you leave your boat alone. How can you prepare and what can you do? [More] How Do You Leave the Boat for Months?
Seize the every day opportunities to hone your self-reliance skills. [More] Random Self-Sufficiency Moments
It’s always a good idea to take care of problems early. When you live on a boat, it’s crucial. Here’s why. [More] Don’t Let Problems Wait
Many cruisers check the weather when they’re sailing. But get careless when they stop. Here’s why watching the weather is crucial. [More] Keep an Eye on the Weather
Nothing is more frustrating than running out of propane on your boat when you’re miles from a refill. Keep it from happening from you. [More] Don’t Run Out of Propane on Board
Do you plan to cruise or live on your boat? Then you need insurance. Here’s how to start. [More] Insurance If You Live On A Boat–Where To Start
Our experience in making the “keep the house or not” call before each of our cruises. [More] The House Question – to sell or no
Deciding whether or not to sell your stuff is as hard as deciding about the house. Add to the kitty? Add to the budget line? Sell? Keep? Aargh! [More] Storage Conundrum
How to find the best broker to sell your house (or boat) and why we decided we could do a better job ourselves. [More] Preparing to Cruise: Selling the House