We found early on when we were planning to buy a sailboat and sail off into the sunset that the best approach was to put things down on paper, develop a timeframe and work at keeping ourselves on track.Read More
Our best suggestion for Year 5 … Consult your budget, your plan and your countdown calendar often! If you’ve done a good job of jotting down all those niggly details you’ve considered over the past few years, you’ll have a long, long list of to-dos and thoroughly enjoy checking them off as you complete them.
Here’s how it worked out for us ...Read More
We’ve met all sorts of cruisers out there. Some folks have sailed all their adult lives and it’s their lifestyle. Some young folks are taking a break from the work world and enjoying themselves for a couple of years. Some sailors, like us, retired early and have sailed off into the sunset. Yet others are families who have decided to travel with their kids for a few years and educate them along the way. Whichever cruising style you choose, it’s good to realize in advance how this will affect the type of boat you choose and your budget.Read More