Start your Cruising DREAM Before it is too Late

How long before you start to live your cruising dream? Are there many years of itchy, sweaty, painful boat work in your future? Does your to-do list seem to be forever getting longer? I think…

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Jibsea Essentials

In this month’s blog, I’d like to share some of the most important equipment onboard Jibsea that we find most useful while living and cruising full time on our monohull sailboat. We’re not going to…

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Naming or renaming a Boat- What to think about and how to go about it. 

Although we do not name every inanimate object that we own, the tradition of giving a boat a name is a long standing one that goes back to ancient times.  Many people believe that boats…

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 What Stood out to us as Full Time Cruisers in the Eastern Caribbean

There are an endless number of things to explore and each country has its own unique characteristics, but here are the top 3 things that matter to us as cruisers and where to find them…

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6 Must have to cruise the Bahamas

After three seasons of cruising the Bahamas we’ve learnt a few tricks to make our sailing more enjoyable and to save some money. The first year we wished we knew what was harder to find…

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One Year of Boat Refitting- Not exactly what we expected

In October of last year we decided to haul our boat out of the water, thinking we would be back to sailing a few months later.  Well, it’s been more than a year and we…

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The Dominican Republic: To go or not to go?

The Dominican Republic (D.R.) was a place that we were indifferent to visiting by sailboat. Let’s say it was far down the “let’s go there list”. We heard and spoke with many other cruisers who…

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How to Afford the CRUISING Life

As soon as you hear cruising you tend to think of big yachts, cocktails, white sand beaches and assume it must be expensive. When we got out cruising we quickly realised that this was true…

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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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