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Women and Cruising branch offices – wherever we cruise!

In case you have been wondering, Women and Cruising has no corporate office. Our webmaster Sylvie works on the website and blog from her boat in the Caribbean.

Our contributors usually send in their posts and articles from their boats, using wifi, a satellite phone, or a local internet cafe.

I correspond with our contributors …Read more


Read Pam Wall’s advice on Outfitting Your Boat for Cruising in Cruising Compass/Blue Water Sailing

Throughout the month of November both Blue Water Sailing Magazine and The Cruising Compass is focusing on Fitting Out For World Cruising.

The Cruising Compass interviewed Pam Wall, Outfitting Manager for West Marine. Pam is an accomplished sailor who has sailed around the world with her husband, Andy of Andrew Wall …Read more


Marcie Lynn speaks French (and Spranglish) in French Polynesia

We asked Marcie …

How are you doing with your French in French Polynesia?

I took French in high school and university and I was really looking forward to speaking French again in French Polynesia.

I got out my refresher books and studied mostly every day from Juan Fernandez, Chile to our arrival in the Iles …Read more


How Yvonne Chooses Where We Cruise

Gwen Hamlin devoted her April and May 2009 Admiral’s Angle columns to “How We Choose Where We Cruise”. Here the husband of one of the Admirals throws in his two cents:

“Let me tell you how Yvonne chooses how we cruise


Suzanne Giesemann has a new book!

Suzanne Giesemann sent in the following news a little over a week ago.

I knew she had a new book coming out (this one has nothing to do with sailing, yet it sounds very interesting) and I was hoping she might mention something about it.

Suzanne writes:


How We Choose Where We Cruise, Part 2

You can now read the the current installment of my Admiral’s Angle column in Latitudes & Attitudes Magazine — How We Choose Where We Cruise, Part Two – in the online version of the May 2009 issue of Latitudes and Attitudes.

To read Part One of How We …Read more


Marcie (Nine of Cups) arrives in French Polynesia

We’d like to post news from Women and Cruising contributors, so here is our first which was sent by Marcie Lynn of s/v Nine of Cups:

"The passage from Chile to Iles Gambier, French Polynesia was, for the most part, pretty benign and without a doubt, the slowest passage in our sailing history.


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