Do you keep your freshwater pump on all the time? Here’s why you should turn off the water–for safety’s sake. [More] Why You Should Turn Off the Water Pump on Your Boat
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.
When you want a hot cup of coffee during a passage, the right Thermos makes all the difference. Here’s how to find the best ones for your boat. [More] 🎧Which Thermoses are Best for Your Boat?
If you have guests on the boat, you’ll want to give a safety briefing. Here’s a reminder of the important info you need to include. [More] Safety Briefing for Boat Guests
The ICW has challenges for every sailor–no matter how salty. Here’s how John Herlig experienced it his first time. [More] Joy, Terror, and the ICW
Elizabeth City, on the southern end of the Dismal Swamp Route is well worth a visit. Here’s what we found when we landed. [More] 🎧Cruising Elizabeth City
Don’t pay attention to the name. The Dismal Swamp is better than the name. Here’s what you need to know. [More] 🎧 The Not-So-Dismal Swamp
A northbound passage changes underway – learn about how we decided on the best stops and starts along the way. [More] 🎧In Medias Res
Lessons learned from a northbound passage from the Caribbean to the Chesapeake. [More] 🎧Different Passage, Different Takeaways
There’s a magic in taking the night watch. Here’s one story. [More] 🎧The Magic in Night Passages
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