Fuel Filter Replacement & Fuel System Bleed

Does changing your own fuel filters sound like a little too much to handle?  This guide will walk you through replacing fuel filters and bleeding the fuel system of air on a diesel engine. Your…

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Princess Louisa Final

There are many places in this world that are highly overrated. Princess Louisa Inlet is not one of them. It is one of those places that is, almost impossibly, even more beautiful than people say…

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Living Aboard our Sailboat in the Carribean Heat and Humidity

As Canadians who have lived aboard our sailboat in Toronto for both a winter in -40 degrees Celsius and summer in the mid 30s, living conditions on anchor in the Carribean is certainly an adjustment…

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When things go wrong

It seems that when things are going to go wrong, they always do so in the middle of an already stressful situation.  We had just spent two months in the Broughton Archipelago and were an…

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How to SAVE water while Cruising

 If you are like many of us cruising in a saltwater environment who visit remote areas with no or limited fresh water and don’t have a watermaker, keep reading. Water is gold when sailing. When…

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Boater’s Paradise 

If you live anywhere near the east coast of North America whether it’s Halifax to Florida and own a sailboat capable of ocean cruising, then you really need to make a trip to the Bahamas…

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Bahamas Bound! Crossing the Gulf Stream

We’re off to Jibsea’s next and most anticipated stop since leaving Toronto…The Bahamas! To get there from Florida, we have to cross cross the Gulf Stream. The Bahamas are only 60nm from Florida which is…

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Beginners Guide to Spearfishing in the Bahamas (Pole Spear)

Spearfishing has quickly become one of my favorite activities to do while visiting the Bahamas. I can spend hours in the water looking for my favorite fish to eat. Before I know it the sun…

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Disconnecting and Going Off Grid

Last summer we decided to go off-grid for two months. What does that mean exactly? For two months (minus a couple of days) we did not plug into an outside power source, we weren’t plugged…

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Jibsea’s favourite places along the East Coast

This month, I’m going to be sharing some great places that are a must see along the east coast of the USA and down the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW). You will most likely be traveling 8-10…

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