Tag: Kids aboard

Cruising with Kids

Sailing Families – Halfway Through!


Recently, a big hubbub was made in the national news about a family of five – the Craftons – who completed a circumnavigation aboard their sailboat!

To landlubbers who are unaware of the global cruising community, the Crafton family’s circumnavigation seemed so audacious a thing to attempt, that it must be singular, so unfamiliar, it must …Read more

Cruising with Kids, Press Releases

Sailing Families – Women and Cruising’s newest project!


We are so excited!  A project in the making for almost a year is finally coming together!

We call it 12 Questions to 12 Sailing Families, and the first contribution – the story of sv New Life and the Echenard Family of three  from Switzerland — is already in place.

Rich with …Read more

Cruising with Kids

A mom looks back on the decision to go cruising as a family


It’s been over a year and a half since we pulled out of our home port of Bainbridge Island, Washington, and headed south.

Going cruising as a family, instead of waiting for our children to leave the nest, is one of the best choices my husband and I have ever made.

Sure, we have some challenges that …Read more

Events and Seminars

Come to Pam Wall’s seminars at the Chicago Strictly Sail Boat Show

Pam Wall will once again be a presenter at the Sail America Strictly Sail Boat Show at Navy Pier in Chicago.  The Boat Show dates are January 28 through January 31.  Pam will be speaking on her Family Sailing Around the World, Cruising the Bahamas, Outfitting for Blue Water Cruising.  This …Read more

Events and Seminars

Kids Learn Free program at Offshore Sailing School

We received this email from Mary Orme with information for families that are interested in learning to sail:

“I would like to ask whether you could make mention, under the KIDS ABOARD section that Offshore Sailing School is offering a KIDS AND TEENS LEARN TO SAIL FREE program through October.  This gives kids a great chance …Read more