I’d never really suffered from seasickness until a trip with friends a few years ago. And I learned a few things. [More] Seasick . . .
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.
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
Want to take your dog aboard your cruising boat? Don’t want to be obligated to take it ashore several times a day? Train it to use a piece of carpet on deck. [More] Training a Dog to Be a “Boat Dog”