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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 Mail Forwarded When Cruising

Getting Mail Forwarded When Cruising

Being a cruiser is often difficult when it comes to dealing with things you took for granted on land. A simple thing such as getting your mail and banking internationally can be a real challenge. For more banking information, see my post on ‘Accessing Money When Traveling’. Getting mail forwarded proved quite difficult for us …

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Getting Mail 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
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
8 Essential Things To Carry on a Boat - Become a Cruiser

8 Essential Things You Need to Carry On a Boat 2021

These 8 things to Carry on a Boat Have All Saved My Bacon Here is a list of things to carry on a boat to save you from being stranded or worse. Even on a brand new boat, you will have things break or fail. These breakdowns always seem to happen in a remote anchorage. …

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