Online Book: Getting Out There Cruising

Members' Online Book: Getting Out There Cruising, Chapter 16 of 17

11 Things We Do To Stay Rational About Safety

We write a lot about safety here at AAC: person overboard, storm survival, fire at sea, and so on.
All important stuff but we do worry about how this all relates to our primary goal here at Attainable Adventure Cruising of helping you go cruising.
So, here’s how John and Phyllis balance safety and actualy getting out there.

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Members' Online Book: Getting Out There Cruising, Chapter 15 of 17

Working While Cruising—Our Offices on “Morgan’s Cloud”

More and more cruisers are working while cruising at jobs that require long hours at a computer. And even among cruisers who leave their jobs completely behind when they head out, many are blogging as well as editing photographs and video; all computer intensive. Here’s a look at the gear we use and where we work day to day.

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Members' Online Book: Getting Out There Cruising, Chapter 5 of 17

Seven Skills We DON’T Need to Go Cruising

Learning everything we need to go cruising can be overwhelming, but John helps by exposing seven commonly-recommended skills we actually don’t need to master and, better still, sharing simple filters that will help all of us decide what’s not important so we can focus on what is.

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Members' Online Book: Getting Out There Cruising, Chapter 12 of 17

The Three Keys To Cruising Happiness

Family happiness and crew morale are vital for a successful voyage. During the last three years, while living aboard and sailing 36,000 miles on Sila, a Boréal 47, Molly Barnes and her family have come up with The Three Keys To Cruising Happiness.

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Members' Online Book: Getting Out There Cruising, Chapter 7 of 17

Want to Get Out Cruising? Don’t Be a Pioneer

Sure, diesel electric drives, lithium ion batteries, unstayed carbon masts, and composting toilets are fun technology and interesting too. But if your goal is to actually get out there cruising as soon as you can for a relatively reasonable amount of money, we recommend that you only use gear that has been in wide general use for at least 20 years. Here’s why:

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