Aug 16, 2018
Leaving your boat for an extended period means taking special precautions.
Ant and roach traps: https://amzn.to/2OBddNw
Chafe gear for lines: https://amzn.to/2OGSlEF
My favorite on board fans: https://amzn.to/2OErCbF
Jul 31, 2018
With the myriad of so-called safety gear being promoted by manufacturer and sailing magazine, how do you choose what you actually need without sinking your cruising budget? Lin Pardey, who after more than 200,000 miles of voyaging is still heading off across oceans and evaluating offshore gear, shares her thoughts on...
Jul 25, 2018
You finally find the boat you want to buy. Then comes the big question: how much to offer for it?
Ask any five people and you’ll get five different “rules of thumb.”
Carolyn Shearlock has bought numerous boats over the years -- small and large -- and doesn't think there is a universal answer, though: listen in to...
May 24, 2018
Naming your boat can be harder than naming your child. Experienced cruiser Nica Waters shares 5 tips to think about – and the story of her boat’s name.
Who’s On First (Abbot and Costello skit): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTcRRaXV-fg
Carolyn’s blog post on boat...