Time To Go Explore!

Days are getting shorter, temperatures are more refreshing. As good CommuterCruisers, it’s time to switch from slalom skiing at the lake to hiking in the mountains.

Don’t Forget the Dinghy Anchor!

Please don’t leave the boat without an adequate dinghy anchor in the dinghy. It’s as important for your safety as a life jacket!

New Boat: Where Do We Want to Explore?

What do you do when you’re stuck at the very first step in selecting the right boat?

How To Use a Snubber With A Kellet

Nylon Anchor Snubber at Work

How to use both a snubber and a kellet for safer anchoring? One step at a time.

Battery Charger Saves the Day!

A portable battery charger has saved our day over and over … and over. Don’t be without one!

Get Rid of Boat Odors!

The #1 rule — if the boat smells there’s a reason and the culprit is likely better at playing hide n seek than you are at finding the source of the smell! Need help finding the issue?

The Last Anchorage … DeSoto Pointe, Florida’s West Coast

Bittersweet … our final anchorage aboard s/v Winterlude. After 15 years and countless countries and anchorages, it doesn’t seem possible that it’s over (for now). I miss my boat.

Fun Anchored at Longboat Key, Florida

Which of our favorite Florida West Coast Anchorages has wild peacocks, multiple scenic beaches and a dockside happy hour?

Nine Bridges, 7 Hours: Florida West Coast ICW

Headed up Florida’s West Coast ICW? Bridge opening information and details. WE MADE IT!

Waking Up From a Dream

We dreamed of sailing off into the sunset. We made our dreams come true. And now we’re boatless and unsure how we feel …