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Dock Space? There’s a Boating App for That!

Dockwa’s sales leader Dan DeGeorge talks technology in boating and how his mobile app is changing the way boaters can reserve transient slips [Podcast] Anchors Aweigh is a podcast for all boaters, from aspiring to experienced. Featuring in-depth conversations with boating experts and industry leaders, and packed full of tips, tricks, gear, and industry info, boaters…

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Cruising the Wild West Coast of Vancouver Island

Pacific Northwest live aboard sailors experience sailing along the unspoiled side of Vancouver Island After a glorious summer cruising down through the Inside Passage in southeast Alaska and northern British Columbia, we decided to sail down the west coast of Vancouver Island before arriving in Canoe Cove, Sidney where we intended to hole up for the…

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France Canal Cruise: Day 7 Final Leg to Boofzheim

Two charter boats explore France in a week-long cruise along the Canal du Marne au Rhin in Alsace, France. >See full FRANCE CANAL CRUISE SERIES Chesapeake Flotillas took clients cruising on the canals in Alsace, France on its annual overseas adventure in September. Two boats and 20 people cruised the region for a week. While admitting…

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France Canal Cruise: Days 5 & 6 Arriving in Strasbourg At Last

Two charter boats explore France in a week-long cruise along the Canal du Marne au Rhin in Alsace, France. >See full FRANCE CANAL CRUISE SERIES Chesapeake Flotillas took clients cruising on the Canal du Marne au Rhin in Alsace, France on its annual overseas adventure in September. Eighteen clients thought it sounded like a great idea.…

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Boat Cruise Meal Planning with Chef Theresa

How to plan for meals and galley provisions for boat trips, cruises or charters from an experienced charter chef In previous articles, I have discussed trip preparation through the use of checklists – like how to create good checklists and three checklists you should create for your boat. I have also discussed how cruising couples can have…

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Top Notch Sailing Destinations: Southeast Asia

Planning a dream sailing trip to vacation destinations in Asia: Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia and India Sailing the waterways of the Atlantic, Pacific or even Australia is diverse enough, but how about something completely different? The largest continent, Asia, is hard to pin down as a single travel destination. Stretching over 44,579,000 km², there are few men,…

Sailing Around the Leeward Islands, French Polynesia

Navigating the waters and islands of Tahiti by boat – with tips on inlet anchorages, marina berths and amazing must-see destinations on your trip French Polynesia comprises of 118 islands of which the best known is Tahiti, earning it the unofficial name Tahiti and Her Islands. Popular tourist destinations are scattered all around them, and…

Folding Bikes are Ideal Boat Gear for Transient Boaters

With ease of storage and quality construction, folding bicycles on board boats give you the freedom to travel by land at boating destinations One of the best parts about taking a boat trip is exploring new ports and waterside towns. But after you dock your boat at a marina its not always easy to get…

Traveling Every Port and Marina? Tag & Post Your Way to Identity Theft

How to avoid identify theft risks when boating using public Wi-Fi internet at marinas or making social media status updates Traveling by boat is a liberating experience, but you have to be vigilant of the same risks that all travelers on land face. Last year, nearly 12 million Americans fell victim to identity theft. This figure represents a 13 percent…

Using the Right Anchor Gear for Anchoring Out Overnight

How to choose an anchor for your boat and your anchorage conditions for a secure and safe night out on the water Taking your boat out for a cruise can take boaters on wonderful adventures, with virtually thousands of magnificent destinations to choose from. Most areas also offer boaters a number of anchorages where you…

ICW Cruise – Day 19 Final Destination in Ft Myers FL

Final leg of the AICW Cruise navigates the locks of Okeechobee Waterway and reaches the final destination of Ft. Myers FL This guest post blog series details the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Cruise of two friends, Karen and George, as they cruise the east coast from Chesapeake Bay to the Florida Gulf Coast. Day 19 of the…

ICW Cruise – Day 18 on Okeechobee Waterway in FL

The final days of the Atlantic ICW Cruise once again faces foul weather as they navigate through the St. Lucia Canal and locks of the Okeechobee Waterway This guest post blog series details the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Cruise of two friends, Karen and George, as they cruise the east coast from Chesapeake Bay to the Florida…

ICW Cruise – Days 15-17 in Jensen Beach FL

The journey from the Chesapeake Bay to the Florida Gulf Coast continues along the ICW stopping at Jensen Beach FL on route to Okeechobee Waterway  This guest post blog series details the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Cruise of two friends, Karen and George, as they cruise the east coast from Chesapeake Bay to the Florida Gulf Coast. Day 15…