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“Managing The Waterway” offers a 20% off voucher to Women and Cruising readers

Managing the Waterway

Members of the Women & Cruising community receive 20% off Managing the Waterway cruising guides, nautical books, and electronic charts.

Orders must be placed through their website: www.managingthewaterway.com.

Simply cut-and-paste the following 20% off voucher code on the order page when prompted, then hit “recalculate.”


This code is good for any purchase , including …Read more

Take Your Passion Cruising

Diana Doyle enjoys “birding aboard” as she writes cruising guides


When my husband Mark and I started writing cruising guides,

we called them “enriched” guides because we wanted to include more than just the “mileposts and signposts” of transiting from one port to another.

When we cruised, we most enjoyed the learning experiences along the way. Although we were busy piloting, we were curious about the stories …Read more

Cruising Life

Caught like a fish – hook, line and sinker: Lisa reflects on 5 years cruising aboard a trawler

Lisa and Jim Favors

For the last five-plus years, I’ve been living almost exclusively on a boat.

My husband, Jim, and I sold our home and somewhat naively hit the water running. Not exactly sure what we were running from and most definitely in the dark about how this change would alter our life’s predetermined path.

We retired rather early from …Read more