Preparing to cruise? There are lots of non-boating skills you can be gaining before you even move aboard. Seven that you may not have thought of! [More] Practicing Cruising Skills
How do you know how much food to take on the boat or even what foods travel well?
Tips to help you plan and provisions that have worked well on our two boats.
How in the world do you go grocery shopping or, worse yet, a really big stock-up without a car? How we do it. [More] Provisioning without a Car
Provisioning skills you can gain while still living on land. Not all boat skills are related to navigation and repair — planning for cooking aboard is important too! [More] Provisioning Practice
Where to start in organizing the boxes of provisions you bring aboard for a bareboat charter. A solid strategy to make sure you end up with everything you need for your meals aboard. [More] Organizing the Galley on a Charter
Concentrated electrolyte replacement without sugar or other sweeteners, flavoring, or color — plus it does not need refrigeration and has a two-year shelf life. Perfect for boaters! [More] Hi-Lyte Electrolyte Replacement
How can you tell a bad — that is, rotten — egg? A quick photo reference that will keep you from stinking up the kitchen! [More] A Bad Egg
What I do and don’t like about cooking with dehydrated meats and veggies after four months of doing so — plus tips for better results! [More] Dehydrated Food
A simple realization made it so much easier to know where I’d put stuff! [More] Knowing Where Stuff Is
How do you keep from realizing that you’re almost out of something and buying a spare . . . several times over? [More] Too Many Spares on Hand?
One of our staple foods — even without refrigeration, cabbage will last a month or more! [More] Cabbage Lasts Forever