A real world example demonstrating how each of us must think carefully about our own needs when selecting an anchor, not just blindly follow tests or anecdotal reports.
Some thoughts on selecting a good first aid kit for cruising and then deciding what to add to it.
We often see cruisers using a portable gas generator to feed their boat’s shore power, but is that safe?
There’s no question that hurricane forecasting has become more accurate in recent years, but how much should we trust that?
Some of the most fun and satisfying sailing we can do is under asymmetric spinnaker. Here’s how to set and strike one safely with a sock, even offshore and in big breeze.
Despite the claims of sellers and brokers, very few boats come ready to cruise. Here are some of the conversion challenges we are faced with.
We have a cool new way to keep you informed of changes and improvements we make to book chapters and articles.
Shore power safety is something most of us don’t think about much, but here’s why we should, based on a scary real world experience, and some checks we should all make.
Thanks to the talents and hard work of member Scott Arenz, Adventure 40 t-shirts, pullovers, and sweatshirts are now available to purchase.
The first, and most vital, step in buying a boat is to define the mission. Here’s how well our new boat fits our plans for her.
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 first for Attainable Adventure Cruising: identify our new-to-us boat and win.
We can learn a lot from field reports, as long as we select the right ones to learn from and keep an open mind.
I Part 1 we looked at eleven ways to make ourselves and our boats more attractive insurance risks. Now let’s look at the tough job of negotiating the best deal
It’s becoming increasingly difficult to get insurance for ocean passage making, but these tips will help.