There’s so much writing about the latest and greatest gear in the cruiser’s world. Here’s a pleasant break from that in which Colin shares simpler gear that takes him back to a time when his fascination and love for voyaging was still fresh and new.
A thought on yacht design that will help us end up with a better boat.
We are about to make some big changes to the software that runs this site. Here’s why, as well as the details of improvements and possible issues that may crop up.
So what can we do to reverse the steady decline in offshore cruising? Here’s a book with an idea that just might help.
Managing our money and saving to go cruising is way more difficult than it was. Here’s a book recommendation to help with that.
John writes about a new weather forecast product that just might be the most significant weather advance for offshore voyagers since the GRIB file.
The debate is incessant in the cruising community: what is the best cruising boat? John comes up with an answer that may surprise you.
As usual, we have made a slideshow to share our year, although this year we have gone for a cool and modern mobile-friendly approach.
John’s thinking about food (always), cool tools, stinky towels, and other stuff.
Many waterborne cruisers have thought about trying the land-based version. Matt, who has done a bunch of the later, explores the challenges and rewards.
John nostalgically buys a book written by a cook on ocean racers and Phyllis extrapolates!
Meeting up with Steve and Linda Dashew is always both fun and fascinating, with a lot to learn about offshore voyaging in boats of any size, even though their designs are way beyond the reach of most of us. John shares two of those lessons.
Most of us know about the risk of electric shock drowning in fresh water, but what about in sea water? Should we be concerned?
Colin’s eagerly anticipated update on his involvement in the 2018 Golden Globe Race as project manager for one of the competitors.