Sailing and Liveaboard Resources:

Women Who Sail – Closed Facebook Group for women hosting a wealth of knowledge, created by friend and fellow cruiser Charlotte (The Rebel Heart).

Commuter Cruiser – The Information-Packed Resource For Part Time Commuter Cruisers. Good friends Jan and David post countless helpful articles along with fun tidbits from their adventures!

The Boat Galley – Getting The Most Out Of Your Boat Kitchen, hosted by friend and fellow cruiser Carolyn Shearlock

Attainable Adventure Cruising – The Offshore Voyaging Reference Site

The Monkey’s Fist – Collecting Cruisers’ Perspectives – The Global Site for Cruising Sailors

Cruising Outpost Magazine – The Boating and Cruising Lifestyle brought to you by Bob Bitchin

Interview With A Cruiser Project – Wisdom of the masses of cruisers who have cruised outside of their home country for more than 2 years

Newly Salted – Companion to Interview With A Cruiser, the interviewees are cruisers who have cruised for less than 2 years.

Sail Loot – A podcast about how we all afford to live this amazing lifestyle

The Frugal Mariner – Boating on a Budget

Compass Marine – Countless How-To articles for DIY boat maintenance and repair

The Hull Truth – Boating and Fishing Forum

Cruisers Forum – Cruisers and Sailing Forums

Cruising World Magazine – Sailing, Chartering and Sailboat Reviews

Sailing World Magazine – All Things Sailing

Sail Magazine – Another great sailing magazine

Women and Cruising – Advice, Resources and Inspiration for Women Cruisers

The Ultimate Sailing Resource Guide – A list just like this one put together by TripBuzz with some of the best sailing resources on the internet

What Marine Insurance Companies Don’t Want You To Know – A very educational post that helps demystify the marine insurance process

Be Our Guest – A helpful resource for letting your guests know what to expect when they come to visit your boat

Are Expired Marine Flares Still Safe? – Information and photos about marine flares

Products and Services We Love – A compilation of some of our favorite products and services


Medical / Health:

International Medical Group – International medical insurance coverage

Ditch Bag and Med Kit – Ideas for what to put in a cruiser’s ditch bag and medical kit


Weather and Navigation:

**National Hurricane Center – Tropical weather advisories from NOAA/National Weather Service

**Mike’s Weather Page – Up to date tropical computer models, graphics, links and storm discussions at

**Current Storm Info – Global Tropical Cyclone and Disturbance Info from Tropical Tidbits, including predicted intensity graphics

**StormCarib Satellite Images – Particularly helpful to see the tropical waves and Saharan dust coming off Africa towards the Caribbean Islands

**WunderMap – Interactive Weather Map and Radar from Weather Underground, with radar images for the Caribbean Islands

Windyty – A super fun *MUST SEE* interactive resource to show wind, waves, temperature and pressure patterns using GFS weather model predictions

Weather Underground – Weather Forecasts and Reports

Windfinder – Wind and Waves

Passage Weather – Weather Forecasts for Sailors and Adventurers

Chris Parker – Marine Weather Center, personal weather forecasts available by phone, email and SSB

NOAA – National Weather Service Marine Forecasts

Active Captain – The Interactive Cruising Guidebook – Marina Reviews, fuel prices and anchorages

Explorer Chartbooks – Charts, fuel, dockage, flight services, medical emergency info, fishing regulations, customs and immigration

SailDocs – Internet Services for the bandwidth-impaired, a great way to get GRIB files over SSB

The Time Now – Distance Calculator

The Time Now – Time Zone Converter

Google Maps Distance Calculator

** We have these pages saved to our Favorites Bar and check them daily



Magic Seaweed – Surf Reports and Forecast

Wanna Surf – Surf spots atlas, Surfing photos, Maps and GPS Location

Surfline – Global Surf Reports, Surf Forecasts, Live Surf Cams and Coastal Weather

Surfing Magazine – Swellwatch




  1. Jeanne says:

    I love that you have included all these sites that you look at daily. I especially like the “where are we now” link. Good work on the NEW LOOK! Bean

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