Jun 30, 2018
A quick, comprehensive and invaluable guide to the essential spares you’ll need to carry if you’re planning to spend a good deal of time on board your boat.
Listen in for Carolyn Shearlock's tips on figuring out what you do — and don’t — need to carry with you. As her husband Dave says, you can’t just tow an...
Jun 28, 2018
Is it easier to make friends when you sail, or is it the people who are different?
Nica Waters gives her thoughts on the topic.
Caribbean Compass: http://www.caribbeancompass.com
Annapolis Boat Show: https://www.annapolisboatshows.com
Eileen Quinn (boating music): https://store.cdbaby.com/Artist/EileenQuinn
Jun 27, 2018
Ugh. Engine problems. Even if you have a sailboat with a so-called “auxiliary engine,” there are plenty of times when you count on that engine working.
And fuel problems are probably the most frequent type of engine problem that boats have.
So how do you track one down? Carolyn Shearlock has -- unfortunately -- had...
Jun 26, 2018
Roving reporter Mike McDowell interviews a young couple living the dream as digital nomads on their 26’ catamaran.
Sailing Kittiwake: http://sailingkittiwake.com
Kittiwake on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT9U1fPkHj0mJjC4LWGH26g
Sponsor: Rainman Watermakers, capable of producing up to 37 gallons of...
Jun 25, 2018
Some cruisers want every electric appliance they had at home, others want none. Most have at least a few. Carolyn Shearlock discusses things to think about in deciding how many you want aboard.
2000 watt pure sine wave inverter (Amazon): https://amzn.to/2lsU2Jg
Sponsor: Marmara Imports. Turkish towels and other...