Never Without Bread

A foolproof recipe to keep your crew fed at sea or to share at that next beach-side potluck  (published August 2014) As a bit of a […]

Fun with French

Learning a language while cruising can be a fun way to enhance your interactions with the locals  (published January 2014) Listen and then repeat: “Bonjour.” “Bon […]

The Snubber

A simple piece of cruising equipment with a big job  (published September 2013) It was around 3 a.m. and I awoke to a building breeze pushing […]

12 Caribbean Charter Hot Spots

For great sailing, fun in the sun and musical beach-bar evenings, chartering in the Caribbean has no equal  (published August 2013) Bareboat chartering in the Caribbean […]

Fishing Bay, Orcas Island

In the San Juan Islands, unplanned anchorages can often be the best  48° 41.5′ N 122° 54.4′ W     (published July 2013) Go cruising and you usually […]

Small Boat, Big Lake

When two brothers venture out on Lake Michigan, the destination doesn’t really matter  (published July 2013) “Make sure you’re back by next Thursday at 6:30 for […]

Shake Down South

A cruising family gets reacquainted with the liveaboard lifestyle on an East Coast run  (published September 2012) The dream part of every cruise is exhilarating sailing […]

Island Hopping the Abacos

The joys of chartering the Bahamas’ Out Islands (published August 2012) The Sea of Abaco spreads from the Bahamas’ Out Islands in pale aquamarine like a […]