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10 Steps to Become a Cruiser

10 Steps to Become a Cruiser 2021

If you’ve got this far and are looking at the 10 steps it takes to become a full-time cruiser, chances are high that you’ve given the idea of becoming a cruiser a little more than casual thought. Before getting into the 10 steps that it takes to become a cruiser.

It goes without saying that you need to already have a burning desire to Travel. And that you have a sense of adventure. You are not afraid to try new things out. And that you dream about sailing around the world or just sitting on your own boat in idyllic anchorages all the time.

Lagoon 380 Review

Lagoon 380 Review After 5 Years and 20,000nm

Lagoon 380 Review We love our Lagoon 380! If only a review could be that simple. Then this could have been the quickest, easiest, most biased Lagoon 380 review ever. But I’m sure you’re looking for the good, the bad, and the ugly. Back when we were planning to go cruising, we looked long and …

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Best Boat BBQ

The Best Boat BBQ

Having a BBQ on the boat is great. It is amazing how often we actually use it. There is something special about grilling some freshly caught fish on the BBQ while watching an amazing sunset. Not all BBQs do well living outside in a salty environment. We have been through a few BBQs here is …

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Don't Get Ripped Off By Marine Electrical Shops

Don’t Get Ripped Off By Marine Electrical Shops

For those of you that know me, you will know that before starting cruising full time five years ago I owned and ran an alternative energy distribution business that had a minor focus on supplying components to marine electrical shops across the US and Canada. Unlike our industrial application and home solar installers, I was …

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Sail Repair Essentials

Sail Repair Essentials

Sail repair is a daunting thought for me. Unfortunately, when you travel to remote places if you damage your sails you are often stuck repairing them yourself. The longer you are out sailing the higher the chance of needing to do a sail repair or sail maintenance. If you are lucky you may find a …

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Victron MultiPlus Review

Victron MultiPlus Review

Victron MultiPlus Review My almost completely unbiased review on the Victron MultiPlus Inverter Charger. This Victron MultiPlus review is NOT sponsored by Victron Energy in any form. I have worked with the Victron Energy MultiPlus and Quattro range of inverter chargers for about ten years, starting before sailing. I had an alternative energy business that …

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Getting Cargo and Packages Forwarded When Cruising

Getting Packages and Cargo Forwarded When Cruising

Getting Packages and Cargo forwarded when cruising is actually much easier than you think. Over the years, we have shipped many packages and LCL (less than container loads) cargo all over the place. This is a seamless process once you have done it a few times. Below are the companies I have used and am …

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