15 Ways To Avoid Failure When Becoming A Bluewater Cruiser
What factors contribute to the success or failure of becoming a bluewater cruiser? Read these 15 ways to avoid failure when becoming a bluewater cruiser...
Sailboat Maintenance Checklist – 10 Critical Daily/Weekly Checks
When your boat is stationary for any length of time – either at a marina or at anchor, if you’re going to be living on the boat and using the various systems there are several key things to keep an eye on. Below you’ll find a 10-step Sailboat Maintenance Checklist for routine mission-critical daily and/or weekly checks and a video where Simon and I demonstrate the steps. Note: the below checklist can be found in my guide, ‘Checklists for Sailors: Passage Planning, Sailboat Maintenance…
Awesome Apps for Sailors
Ten years ago we didn't have smart phones or iPads, and sailors managed to get by perfectly well without them. But there is no doubt that times and technology have changed, and there are some seriously cool apps out there that can make life on the water just that little bit easier. So what awesome…
How to downsize to live in a van, RV, sailboat or tiny home
Do you want to downsizing to live on a sailboat? Getting rid of stuff is one of the hardest parts about living in a small space. Check out these minimalist tips and hopefully you'll head toward sailing the world. #sailing #sailboat #minimalism #boatlife #boating #cruising
What to Wear Sailing: How to Stay Warm and Dry on a Sailboat
Want to know what to wear sailing? It will depend on the weather forecast and what part of the world you're in, but one thing is this: it's always colder on the water. Check out this list of sailboat clothing outfit suggestions when you're sailing somewhere cold like the San Francisco Bay area! #sailing #sailboats #travel #ocean via @thewaywardhome
Minimalist living on a sailboat: How I got rid of stuff
Living on a sailboat forces you into minimalism. When you get rid of stuff, it's hard to justify buying more. Living and cruising on a sailboat is the ultimate minimalistic life. #minimalism #sailing #sailboat #boatlife #boating
Sailing, or living on a boat, with kids doesn't have to be intimidating. Here are some tricks that will make it an… | Liveaboard boats, Living on a boat, Boat plans
Sailing, or living on a boat, with kids doesn't have to be intimidating. Here are some tricks that will make it an enjoyable experience for everyone aboard.
Blue Water Sailboats are the Ultimate in Offshore Cruising Sailboats
Blue water sailboats are capable offshore cruising sailboats that have been properly equipped and set-up for long-distance ocean sailing, as in the typical example outlined here
Ocean Currents, Floor, In a Bottle, and Free Printables - Layers of Learning
Map the ocean floor, identifying the major mountain ranges and rifts, learn about ocean currents and color a map of the prevailing currents on earth, make an ocean in a bottle craft and then round it out with an ocean lapbook.
The Ultimate Guide to Getting Internet at Sea
The different solutions we found to getting the internet at sea while living the cruising lifestyle. What to do if you need internet while sailing.
13 must have sailboat accessories for liveaboard life
Here are my top 13 must have sailboat accessories for both sailing and living aboard the boat. From comfort, to safety, you may want all of these.
41 Sailboat Cruising Essentials for Long Trips
In this post I list the items you are unlikely to have if you have never done bluewater or long-term cruising before. There are some essential safety product and also a couple of cool upgrades which will help you be comfortable.
Great Loop route, map, miles, distance
Great Loop route map, distance and leg by leg distance and description for your route and route options for cruising America's Great Loop. Includes fuel range and Marinas, and covers the entire Loop including the most popular side trips and options.