There is no topic that we have covered as often and as thoroughly as going sailing with children aboard.
Why? The answer lies in the children that we have met living aboard boats with their families.
The cruising kids that we have known have been active and knowledgeable, curious about the sea, other people, and the great …Read more
Several summers ago, I went to visit my brother and his wife who were hard at work aboard their catamaran in Morehead City, North Carolina, trying to get the boat ready to begin their first cruising that fall.
Like most boats that were in the thick of projects, the boat was in disarray with lockers open …Read more
We are now only one month away from the 2 day Cruising Women program that we will be giving in Annapolis, Maryland on April 24-25, 2014. The program last year was AMAZING! We had so much fun. Please come join us! Here are the …Read more
“Let the naysayers know that there is no greater gift you can give your children than the beauty of the world.” Cruising Mom, Cidnie Carroll
The Kaufman family aboard SV Rebel Heart was rescued at sea this week when their youngest child became sick during passage from Mexico to the Pacific. This news has spawned …Read more
Here are the 5 most popular Women and Cruising blog posts of 2013.
(published between Dec 15, 2012 and December 15, 2013.).
Have a …Read more
There is a fantastic two-day seminar on long distance cruising that is coming up in three weeks and Women and Cruising is a part of it. The seminar has a number of unique aspects.
The first is the incredible line-up of speakers. You will have a chance to learn from
Jimmy Cornell (World Cruising Routes, et al),
Lee Chesneau (meteorologist),
Beth …Read more
I’d like to let you know about the Cruising Women program that Pam Wall, Beth Leonard and I will be giving at Cruisers University on April 25-26 in Annapolis, Maryland.
Last April, as Pam Wall and I finished our second year as faculty at Cruisers University, (a fun weekend in Annapolis of in-depth courses …Read more
We have just tallied through the contributions we posted on Women and Cruising in 2012. Looking back on these 12 articles, I enjoy seeing this community of women continue to grow. Women and Cruising is not a planned top-down website. Instead it grows through the 100 plus women who contribute to it. …Who write something …Read more
Join Pam Wall and me for an amazing weekend in Annapolis April 26-29!
Cruisers University will be held in conjunction with the new Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show and will offer 4 days of seminars to prepare you for cruising.
Pam and I are part of an impressive line-up of instructors, including Nigel Calder, …Read more
Happy New Year everyone.
It’s the time of year when many magazines compile their top ten lists. So we decided to make our own list. What conclusion can we draw from 2011’s list of most popular posts on the Women and Cruising Blog? Perhaps only that we women cruisers are a diverse group – as concerned about …Read more
I will be offering a SPANISH FOR CRUISERS webinar through Seven Seas U September 26 – October 17 (6 online evening classes on Mondays and Thursdays)!
If you are cruising to Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, or Spain this season, this course will give you an excellent jump start on Spanish.
You will …Read more
This is an excellent book and very different from Jimmy Cornell’s more well-known books World Cruising Routes and World Cruising Destinations.
A Passion for the Sea is a bit hard to describe because the book is packed with stories, advice and tips from Cornell’s lifetime of cruising.
Not only does the author draw …Read more