Follow our baby steps plan of learning a new boat, or take advantage of a great weather window? Which is best? [More] What Happened to Our Baby Steps?
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.
Sure, we want to start “really cruising” on our new boat. But it’s going to be a series of baby steps and shakedowns. [More] Baby Steps & Shakedowns
How do you know what all those markers mean? Keep this downloadable PDF next to the helm and you’ll be able to quickly find anything! [More] What’s That Marker?
Ten of my “go-to” meals to prepare ahead of time when we’re going to be eating underway. [More] 10 Great Meals When Underway
Thirteen tips for planning and preparing meals to eat underway on a boat — whether just out for the day or on a longer passage. [More] Meals Underway
I’d never really suffered from seasickness until a trip with friends a few years ago. And I learned a few things. [More] Seasick . . .
We all tend to think about having spares and the ability to fix things that break. But what will you do until it’s fixed? Plan ahead! [More] Gear Breaks
Every time we got underway, it seemed we forgot something. And then we’d have a surprise as a locker would open and cans fall out. A simple checklist solved the problem — download a template and make your own! [More] Before Moving Boat Checklist
Tips for the galley aren’t just limited to cooking. Many of the boat’s systems support the galley — such as the freshwater system. Here’s a good habit to get into. [More] Turn It Off . . .
Going for a sail and want some ideas for snacks that are easy, nutritious and delicious? Here are 11! [More] Snacks on Passage