How to lend a helping hand as you fulfill your cruising dreams (published January 2015) If you enjoy cruising off the beaten track, there are many ways you can make a positive impact on the places you visit. Whether you’re sailing to Mexico or less developed islands in the Caribbean
A guide to decommissioning and commissioning your boat in a foreign port (published April 2014) A high percentage of cruisers we meet each year plan on leaving their boats in a safe place and flying home, often once a year. Avoiding cyclone season in the Pacific and hurricane season in
A look back at our boat and gear, what worked and what didn't (published April 2013) In 1995, when we ordered Mahina Tiare III, our Hallberg-Rassy 46, we were in Patagonia, headed to Antarctica in the midst of our seventh year of leading sail-training expeditions aboard our 1983 Hallberg-Rassy 42.
Sometimes the road to paradise is paved with bad weather (published April 2012) May 8, 2010, 0730 hrs, 36.56 S, 176.54 E Log: 136,080 miles At sea, headed toward New Zealand’s East Cape Motorsailing at 6.5 knots in 5 knot N winds Baro: 1017.2, Cabin temp: 68 F, Cockpit: 65