John's thinking about seasickness (yet again), climate change, RIBs, oil analysis, good books for long winter evenings...and the beach.
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It's been a while since we looked at the ultimate cruise spoiler, seasickness. Here are a couple of new-to-us remedies and an appeal for more. Complimentary Post
John is back on one of his favourite hobby horses: tips for buying the right marine electronics for going offshore...rather than the right marine electronics to enrich the companies that make this stuff. And he wants your help on this in the comments. Complimentary Post
Here's a Holiday card for you.
An historical and friendly town, a pristine beach, and an UNESCO World Heritage site: Nova Scotia has it all and Colin is back with his unique travel writer's voice to tell us about cruising there. Complimentary Post
John's thinking about Whitbread 60s, paying to sail, boatyards, watermakers, and climate change...something for everyone. Complimentary Post
John's thinking about a little bit of everything: single handed racing, cutlass bearings, and prime lenses. Complimentary Post.
Unmarked channels, poorly charted bays, non-road-served islands...there's exploring to do in the LaHave Islands. Complimentary post
Lots of laying-up tips in this one. Stuff that can save you a bunch of time and aggravation. Complimentary Post
More developments on the tragedy, but John still thinks that the most important point is being missed. Complimentary Post
A short video, very short. Complimentary Post
This week, John's thinking about laying up. Complimentary Post
John's got a creative itch to scratch. Here is the first of a new type of post. Complimentary Post
Just three years ago I thought I really understood Person Overboard (POB) Prevention. And then I found out how many of my cherished ideas about what would keep me and my crew safe were just plain wrong. Here are 20 things I have since learned that could save your life. Complimentary Post
Mick and Bee have cruised for 15 years and over 70,000 miles on less than US$250,000 all told, including the purchase price of their gaffer, "Hannah". And they have numerous northern high latitude cruises under their belt. Mick writes about what it takes to make live-aboard cruising possible on a tight budget. Complimentary Post