Buoys, day beacons, and lights are becoming far more sophisticated. Here’s what you need to know about the integration of Aids to Navigation and AIS. [More] 🎧 AtoNs and AIS – the Future of Navigation
Life underway is full of excitement and fun, but can be challenging too.
Here's some of our "standard operating procedures" that reduce the stress and increase the enjoyment.
One plan seems great. Until you look at all the ramifications. Here’s how we made one sudden shift in cruising plans. [More] 🎧Changing Plans
Visualizing Currents with Windy App
Visualizing currents with a weather app? Yep. And the Windy app has an easy way to do it. [More] Visualizing Currents with Windy App
Heaving To – An Important Cruiser Skill
Heaving to is an important skill for any sailor. But it’s especially crucial on an offshore passage. [More] Heaving To – An Important Cruiser Skill
🎧Simple Offshore Fishing Gear
Yes, you can fish underway without a rod. Check out our simple fishing rig. [More] 🎧Simple Offshore Fishing Gear
🎧 Flying Your Boat Flags
While cruising, flags send important information. Here’s what you need to know about flying yours. [More] 🎧 Flying Your Boat Flags
🎧How-To Tips for Visiting St Martin
Two bridges in quick succession to enter Simpson Bay Lagoon in St. Martin led to an unexpected snafu that almost derailed the whole thing. Learn from our lessons.
[More] 🎧How-To Tips for Visiting St Martin
Planning the Best Passage Meals
Let’s talk a bit about passage meals. Whether doing a day-long jump or crossing the Pacific, the principles are the same. [More] Planning the Best Passage Meals
🎧Tracking Tool to Stay In Touch When On Passage On A Boat
Cruising today offers many more options for helping friends and family track your travels. Here’s one nifty tool we really love. [More] 🎧Tracking Tool to Stay In Touch When On Passage On A Boat
How to Check Into a Marina
If you’ve never checked into a marina as a transient before, how do you know what to do? Just read this. [More] How to Check Into a Marina