Lin Pardey interviews 11 cruising couples fresh from their first major crossing – and finds out what they worried about and what they learned. We have divided this article in 2 parts. Part 1 describes worries about bad weather and gear failures. Here, in part 2, Lin Pardey writes about other common worries as well as suggestions for those preparing to set …Read more
In this chapter from “Capable Cruiser”, Lin Pardey asked 11 pairs of cruisers to share their thoughts on predeparture worries, the gear that worked, failures that occurred, and thoughts they wanted to share with those waiting to set sail. We are publishing this chapter in 2 parts. Part 2 will appear next …Read more
I always thought that my fellow female cruisers experience the cruising lifestyle in a sort of similar way.
That is, have similar expectations, apprehensions and passions.
That fears they experience, the interests and dreams pursued and the skills obtained, would be generally the same.
So, I asked some questions.
In fact, I asked all the lady cruisers I had …Read more