Distant harbors beckon the power cruising boater, but distant harbors take time to reach, which means you may need to use that second set of 12 hours we get each day—you know, the ones in the dark.
Author Kim Kalisik and her family take us to their favorite cruising grounds, the Dry Torugas off the tip of Key West.
Storm drogues and sea anchors can vastly improve your comfort level at sea. Often confused as the same piece of equipment, a speed-limiting storm drogue and a sea anchor serve two very different purposes.
I am always amazed when I find a new place in the Bahamas, but this one is especially egregious. I have been cruising the Bahamas and the Abacos specifically since the 1980's, and have cruised past this place probably 50 or more times.
Our culture does not take kindly to nonconformity. It is the scorn of our peers probably more than anything else that hinders our living out of our unique center. The fear of others’ opinions—their ridicule—their cross examinations paralyzes us more effectively than flat-out opposition.
U.S. citizens can legally take their boats to Cuba—finally! In April we brought the first American boats to Havana under our new “Rallies to Cuba: Learn the Lingo” program.
ICW Gurus and beloved authors of On The Water ChartGuides, Mark and Diana Doyle, are stepping away from boating and into land-based adventure.
Having the opportunity to imagine and oversee the building of my own ideal Inside Passage vessel has been exquisitely educational—initiating a chain of engaging design, building, voyaging, and teaching adventures.
Efficiency at cruise is in the eye of the beholder. And when that cruiser only gets an occasional three-day weekend away, the MJM 50z can change the game.
The ice stretched across the fjord ahead of Venture in a seemingly unbroken barrier, effectively barring any further progress toward the face of the Sawyer Glacier.
The Florida House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly, 105-12, on Friday to adopt a bill that would restrict anchoring at five locations in Broward and Miami-Dade counties from a half hour after sunset until a half hour before sunrise.
In our time living aboard, Karen and I have come to love the sound, and recently decided to make our own horn for Largo. Lucky for us, our cruising home du jour is the Bahamas, where Queen Conch or Strombus gigas shells are plentiful.
As I sped across the flat-calm waters of Howe Sound, not far from Coastal Craft’s home port of British Columbia, I felt like I was drivin’ a big, broad-shouldered, bluewater-capable, all-aluminum motoryacht while kicked back in cushy comfort.
Climb back aboard our January/February 2016 cover boat as they make their way back from Unalaska's West Point, cruising on an entirely different track back from the Bering Sea; this time ending in Sand Point.