The sun is shining, a light breeze is blowing through your hair, and the water resembles a never-ending sheet of rippled glass – this is paradise. Things don’t get much better than spending quality time with friends and family – unless, of course, you’re on a sailboat. No matter where your “paradise” lies, you’ll need […]
Living on a boat comes with countless challenges, but few can cause more frustration than a poorly designed galley. It’s tough enough to cook a great-tasting meal that everyone enjoys in a standard kitchen, but managing that in a swaying, confined space with limited resources can make you want to hurl yourself overboard. A perfect galley is well-designed, highly functional, and safe to use. Below, we cover everything you’ll need to know to make the most out of your space.
Our four-legged companions are far from just our in-house pets – they’re family. So when we ask them to hop aboard and join us for an epic journey through the high seas, we’re met with an enthusiastic wag and unwavering confidence in our request. That is, at least, until they see the body of water […]
There’s something special about catching and preparing your meals while at sea. Not only are you sustainably sourcing fresh, healthy protein, but you’re doing it at practically no cost. The cruising lifestyle allows you to fish for food regularly, and below, we cover the basics of fishing for anyone interested in starting out. Types of […]
Jennifer and Chris Likins are two airline pilots turned full-time sailors during the COVID-19 era. Between a mix of aspiration and circumstance, the couple has now found themselves living aboard their 54-foot sailing vessel, “Skylark.” Although cruising full-time was not in the initial plans for 2020, their sailing enthusiasm has been alive for years. After […]
At anchor, a dinghy serves as your lifeline to everything from leisurely excursions to provisioning trips. Every captain or crew will use their dinghy differently, so it’s essential to consider what features and functions are important to you. Do you plan to explore remote areas away from anchor? Do you plan to fish, snorkel, or […]