Preparing To Go Cruising Archives | Become A Cruiser

Preparing To Go Cruising

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 …

Lagoon 380 Review After 5 Years and 20,000nm Continue Reading

Lagoon 380 Review
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 …

Don’t Get Ripped Off By Marine Electrical Shops Continue Reading

Don't Get Ripped Off By Marine Electrical Shops
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 …

Sail Repair Essentials Continue Reading

Sail Repair Essentials
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 …

Getting Packages and Cargo Forwarded When Cruising Continue Reading

Getting Packages and Cargo Forwarded When Cruising

Checklist – Engine Fire On a Boat

An engine fire at sea is one of the most frightening experiences. No sailor wants to have to deal with fighting a fire at sea. Advance preparation is key to dealing with any emergency at sea. It is essential that all crew members are familiar with the checklist philosophy and flow. I suggest that the …

Checklist – Engine Fire On a Boat Continue Reading

Checklist - Engine Fire On A Boat
Become a Cruiser Scroll to Top