The apps to use on computers and smartphones to keep track of tasks on a cruising sail or motorboat.
John had been putting this project off for years, but it turned out to be easier than he ever would have believed possible. He shares how that happened and eight vital things he learned.
Cruisers are adding the comforts of home to their boats more than ever before, but what are the consequences? John takes a look.
Four tools that every cruiser should have, but probably does not.
John uses some 30 years of offshore voyaging experience to come up with a recommended kit of hand-held power tools.
It’s impossible to maintain an offshore voyaging boat without a good set of wrenches (spanners) and sockets. Here are the tools we chose and why.
A relatively inexpensive testing rig that every boat owner should have and use regularly.
Keeping a cruising boat safe and reliable, particularly one that will make offshore voyages, is a huge challenge. Checklists help a lot.
Tips and hacks that will be useful no matter what part of an offshore cruising boat we are maintaining.