the cost of cruising

The Cost Of Cruising (2018)


Last year, a post on the cost of cruising was one of our most popular articles on the blog. We decided to follow up on it with some up-to-date figures. Our budget and spending habits haven’t really changed; however we had to adapt to new circumstances and places. Let’s look at our spending for the

Connecting to the internet from a boat

How To Get Online From A Sailboat


Being able to get online from a sailboat while cruising is fundamental. It’s important for passage planning, looking up weather information, searching for the nearest grocery store, and staying in touch with family and friends. However, for us it’s even more important – our livelihoods essentially depend on it, as we earn our income by working from

cheap budget chartplotter

Cheap Tablet Chartplotter [Video]


Want to go sailing but can’t afford a chart plotter? No worries. There’s an easy budget solution. You can use any Android tablet as a chartplotter with a simple app and a few maps. Ryan explains how it all works in the video in just 2 minutes. It’s simple and straightforward. We used this system

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9 Tips To Sail The World On A Budget


More and more people want to sail away and explore the world by sailboat. However, there’s still a misconception that sail cruising is only for the rich. It couldn’t be less true – if you choose your cruising grounds carefully and are ready to adapt, sailing the world can be much cheaper than living on land.