Tag: Steps to Cruising

Transition to Cruising

For so many years, the thought of cruising was a far away dream, something that would happen one day.  Even while we were boat hunting, it still felt like it would happen way down the road.  It was not yet real.  Then, all of a sudden, the dream becomes real and time runs short.  We…

Steps to Cruising

Once we made the decision to buy a sailboat  and sail off into the sunset, we needed to take small, baby steps to realize the dream.  For Joe and I, we started off by reading lots of sailing travel essays, adventure sailing books, subscribing to magazines like Practical Sailor, Blue Water Sailing, Cruising World, Sail,…