Whether you’ve dreamed about boats your whole life or have recently discovered the idea, here are 10 signs indicating that you need to become a sailing cruiser now. 10 Signs YOU Need to Become A Sailing Cruiser NOW Video! 1. Your life is not exciting enough You’re tired of the same routine every day.
One afternoon while sitting in my cockpit, rocking back and forth (at anchor) I decided to write 40 reasons why living on a sailboat full-time rocks. If you need to convince yourself, or perhaps your partner, of the benefits of sailing off into sunset, give these a read. In all honesty, I’m not sure why
A huge amount of time and effort has to go into getting a boat, planning the finances, and preparing to set sail. But there’s also the issue of fitting in as a new cruiser within the cruiser community. Are there rules? How about things that happen that are different from land life? Are there do’s
I’m tired. I never thought I’d say this but I think my mind and body might be missing winter. During our first year of full time cruising, my husband, daughter and I sailed the Med from April until November. We then wintered for six months in Marina di Ragusa in Sicily. During our wintering period,
One of my fears about leaving the Mediterranean, other than the fear about spending 18 days at sea to cross the Atlantic, was the fear of not knowing anyone in the Caribbean. I worried that my cruising social network would decline or even disappear. And the cruising social network that I’m talking about is face-to-face
Before I get into my 20 reasons why being a full time cruiser sucks, let me first premise this article with the following… My life is more fulfilling now that it ever has been Every day I wake up with a sea view, my family and enjoy new adventures, foods and experiences and life seems
These past couple weeks have been emotionally turbulent – overall I’d label my experiences as bittersweet. I thought that sailing around the world, and becoming a full-time cruiser, would present me with new friends, new experience and new memories. Little did I know that I’d feel strong emotions such as sadness, loss and heartache during
Comradeship amongst smokers When I was younger, I was convinced that being a smoker had benefits aside from the well-known chemical high. I haven’t officially smoked for years and I think it’s been over 3 years now since I’ve had a social smoke but I miss a particular aspect of smoking. I miss the friendships there