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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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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 …

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Checklist - Engine Fire On A Boat
Accessing Money When Traveling

Accessing Money When Traveling

I frequently hear wanna be cruisers asking about accessing money when traveling around the world. Questions range from simply being able to get cash out of an ATM, to bank fees on international cash withdrawals, to carrying around a stash of money when traveling. Accessing Money Around The World To start with, much the same …

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Accessing Money When Traveling
What is a sail plan/float plan and why do you need one

What Is a Sail Plan/Float Plan? And Why Do You Need One?

When you are heading offshore it is essential to have a responsible person on land who knows about your planned passage and route. The person you choose should be comfortable contacting the authorities and Search and Rescue if you don’t complete your voyage by a certain time or date. When we are heading off on …

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What is a sail plan/float plan and why do you need one
Fighting a Lithium Battery Fire On A Boat

Fighting A Lithium Battery Fire On A Boat

It is essential to know how to deal with a lithium battery fire on a boat to avoid tragic accidents from happening. In September 2019 the Conception dive boat tragedy killed 34 people. The 75ft dive boat caught fire trapping 33 passengers and 1 crew member in the bunk area. All 34 people died of …

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Fighting a lithium battery fire on a boat
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