Some of the things that helped us get through Hurricane Matthew. During bad weather or other extreme circumstances, there are certain tools and supplies that make life better, more comfortable and safer. Here are my 20 best hurricane survival tools – items that made themselves indispensable for riding out a hurricane in a marina, or […]
Living On a Boat
Stories and information about living on a boat, what makes a good liveaboard (both the person and the boat) and how to leave the land life behind.
The Boat Galley Cookbook by Carolyn Shearlock and Jan Irons 435 pages Overview: • Written by experienced cruisers who have a wealth of tips for making galley cooking easier • Complete basic cookbook in a manageable size for limited space • 800 recipes, including some remedies for common sailor’s maladies • Focuses on getting the […]
The Joys of Cooking Local While Traveling Here is a statement you can take to the bank: you will never catch me in a Cheesecake Factory in Honolulu, London, Nassau, or Paris. Likewise for all other American chains. Barring the emergency airport burger, when I travel – by boat, plane, or automobile – I seek […]
What Do You Do About Sea Ice? No, this is not a treatise on climate change, this is a solution to the problem of how to keep ice aboard your boat. Because regardless of boat size, sailors always seem to be thirsty. And, except in winter, that means they want cold drinks. Cutting to the […]