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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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Lagoon 380 Review
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.

10 Steps to Become a Cruiser
Best Dinghy For Cruising

The Best Dinghy For Cruising

A dinghy or tender depending on where you come from is one the most important yet neglected items on a cruising boat.

New cruisers often hardly give the choice of their first dinghy a second thought. I say first tender, as so many cruisers we know who have been out cruising for any length of time are on their second or even third dinghy. So what then is the best dinghy for cruising, and how do you choose which dinghy will work for you?

The Ultimate Cruising Boat Evaluation Checklist

Ultimate Cruising Boat Evaluation Checklist 2021

Important Considerations When Deciding On a Cruising Boat Don’t make cruiser boat buying mistake number one! Getting told what style of boat or boat model(s) you need to buy and then work backward to see which boats that are currently for sale meet your needs. Start your cruising boat evaluation with your eyes wide open. …

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The Ultimate Cruising Boat Evaluation Checklist
English and Falmouth Harbors, Antigua. Do you need a Bluewater boat to get here?

What is a ‘Bluewater Boat’? And Do I Need One to Sail the Caribbean 2021

Cruising the Eastern Caribbean (This is an opinion piece. Feel free to debate in the comments.) This is a question we’ve received a lot. As I sit down to write this article I know I’m about to start a firestorm with the ‘old salts’. The reality is in 2020 you do not need what is classically thought …

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English and Falmouth Harbors, Antigua. Do you need a Bluewater boat to get here?
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