Have you bought a boat before learning to sail? Here are some ideas for gaining boating experience so you can insure your vessel for the best rate. [More] Gaining Boating Experience To Get Insurance
Cruising involves so very many things -- and some skills that many of us find a little different than for living on land.
Good news -- you can develop many of these long before you set foot on a boat.
Learn how here.
When you first start living on a boat and cruising, the learning curve is steep. But pretty soon, you figure out what works. [More] 🎧Learning What Works
The best books for cruisers, to help you buy a boat, maintain it and cruise it. Reference books you’ll find yourself returning to time and time again. [More] 🎧Best Books for Soon-To-Be Cruisers
Nine great books on everything from deciding to go cruising and how to do it to buying a boat and maintaining it, with a couple of “let’s dream about it” selections too. [More] 9 Great Books for the Soon-to-Be Cruiser
Yes, Googling IS an essential cruising skill and a great one to be practicing as you’re in the pre-cruising learning phase. [More] 🎧Building Cruising Skills: Googling
If being willing to try something new is a basic cruising skill, being willing to stink at things while you’re learning them might be just as important. [More] Doing New Things . . . Badly
Cruising itself may be new, and it’s made up of all sorts of individual items that are going to be “something new” too. Preparing for the challenge of doing all sorts of new things. [More] The Courage to Try Something New
It’s easy to second-guess the best way to learn to sail. With all the options out there, how can you decide? It’s not that complicated. Come along with Nica as she shares 4 different ways she learned, and what she thinks is the best way possible. [More] 🎧How Do You Learn To Sail?
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
It’s great to get opinions and ideas from other people . . . but don’t blindly follow their recommendations if they don’t make sense for you! [More] 🎧Don’t Blindly Follow Experts