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
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!
Don’t Run Out of Propane on Board
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
Insurance If You Live On A Boat–Where To Start
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
The House Question – to sell or no
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
Preparing to Cruise: Selling the House
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
Downsizing to Move Aboard
How to get started on that monstrous job of downsizing. A roadmap of the things you need to do to reach a minimalist life. [More] Downsizing to Move Aboard
Downsizing: Old Photo Albums
Wondering what to do with a lifetime of photo albums as you’re downsizing? Scanning them is a great option and this scanner makes it faster and easier than ever. [More] Downsizing: Old Photo Albums
How Do You Get Mail?
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?
Sleep . . . or Lack Thereof
Not sleeping well is one of the biggest complaints that new cruisers have. It’s a big change on every level — new bed, new “home,” new noises and new worries. Some tips to ease the transition. [More] Sleep . . . or Lack Thereof