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Awesome Outposters (30 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (30 Pictures)

Your latest gallery of awesome pictures from Outposters.

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Podcast: Turning Sailing Mistakes Into Lessons

Podcast: Turning Sailing Mistakes Into Lessons

Podcast #107 from Bob Bitchin

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Furuno USA’s 15K Fan Fest Giveaway

Furuno USA’s 15K Fan Fest Giveaway

Furuno USA’s 15K Fan Fest Giveaway offers you the chance to win a GP1670F Chart Plotter/Fish Finder and a NavNet TZtouch2 MFD Whether you use social media or not, there’s no denying that it is here to stay. Some use it to connect with old friends and to share memories with family, while others use […]

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Awesome Outposters (35 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (35 Pictures)

Pictures from the adventurers and explorers of Cruising Outpost.

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Podcast: We Have Nothing To Fear…Right?

Podcast: We Have Nothing To Fear…Right?

Podcast number 110 from Bob Bitchin.

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A Perspective On Life And Sailing In Cuba

A Perspective On Life And Sailing In Cuba

Travel to Cuba as an American tourist is still illegal for US citizens despite the handshake between President Obama and Cuban President, Raul Castro, to restore full diplomatic relations between Cuba and the US. Technically it’s never been illegal to travel to Cuba, it’s just been illegal to spend money in Cuba per 6 different […]

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Awesome Outposters (25 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (25 Pictures)

Images from the travelers, wanderers and seafarers that are Cruising Outposters.

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Vintage Attitude – Leaving in a Storm?  You bet!

Vintage Attitude – Leaving in a Storm? You bet!

Did ya ever notice how, the closer to taking off on a voyage you get, the more you start worrying about things that you know you can’t do anything about?  I am specifically thinking back on my departure early last year on a little 2,700 mile voyage across the Pacific.  Joining Jody & I on […]

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Awesome Outposters (34 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (34 Pictures)

This week’s gallery of pictures from Cruising Outposters.

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SSCA Annapolis Gam – October 2-4 Special Guest – Lin Pardey

SSCA Annapolis Gam – October 2-4 Special Guest – Lin Pardey

The 29th Annual SSCA Annapolis Gam is shaping up to be another stellar event. The gam will be held at Camp Letts on the Rhode River in Edgewater, Maryland, just south of Annapolis.

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Dog Days of Summer Photo Contest

Dog Days of Summer Photo Contest

West Marine, the world’s largest waterlife retailer, announced its “Dog Days of Summer” social media contest. Starting August 1 and ending September 7, West Marine is honoring the salty sea dogs in our lives. For this contest, West Marine is looking for photos of dogs enjoying the breeze on the bow, taking a nap on […]

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Vintage Attitude – A Rose Is A Rose, And A Halyard Is What?

Vintage Attitude – A Rose Is A Rose, And A Halyard Is What?

I can vividly recall almost 30 years ago, the feeling I had the first time I was on a sailboat and felt the mainsail set and fill with wind.  I was about 28 years old (yeah, I am that old!), and I remember how I grabbed onto the shiny chrome thing next to me (that’d […]

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Podcast: We’re The Civilized Ones

Podcast: We’re The Civilized Ones

Podcast #118 From Bob Bitchin.

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Awesome Outposters (31 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (31 Pictures)

Another great gallery of pics from Cruising Outposters.

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Awesome Outposters (45 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (45 Pictures)

Your latest gallery of Outposter submissions.

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Awesome Outposters (42 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (42 Pictures)

Another inspiring gallery of pics from Cruising Outposters.

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Vintage Attitude – The Third Day Syndrome

Vintage Attitude – The Third Day Syndrome

There is this phenomenon in sailing that happens on just about your third day of an ocean crossing.  The evening of day two you will usually be sitting, looking back at where land used to be, wondering just what the heck you were thinking when you decided to come out here in the first place.  […]

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Sailing On Distant Star

Sailing On Distant Star

A perfect sail on the Distant Star in the BVIs

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Podcast: What Does A Sailor Do Without A Boat?

Podcast: What Does A Sailor Do Without A Boat?

Another great podcast from Bob Bitchin!

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Calling All Waterlife Photographers

Calling All Waterlife Photographers

Submit your best images to West Marine 2016 Photo Contest

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Awesome Outposters (57 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (57 Pictures)

Your Friday gallery of pictures from Cruising Outposters!

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TWO HARBORS ONE RENDEZVOUS

TWO HARBORS ONE RENDEZVOUS

With the help of Marina Del Rey Yacht Sales there is a Two Harbors One rendezvous get together on the weekend of July 17th & 18 2015

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Awesome Outposters (15 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (15 Pictures)

This wee’s pics from Outposters.

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Operation Dry Water taking place nationwide June 26-28

Operation Dry Water taking place nationwide June 26-28

Nationwide crackdown on boating under the influence.

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How to dock like a boss

How to dock like a boss

Docking is an art form best practiced sober.

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NC Legislators Looking to Charge Boaters New Fee

NC Legislators Looking to Charge Boaters New Fee

BoatUS Urges Boaters to be Heard Would be Highest State-Imposed Charges on Boats in the US THE ISSUE:  As part of the current North Carolina budget debate, the state General Assembly is currently considering legislation that would impose a significant new user fee on all recreational boats 24 feet and longer that are used in […]

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Salty Dawg Rally Announces July 4th Rendezvous, Fall Rally Registration

Salty Dawg Rally Announces July 4th Rendezvous, Fall Rally Registration

Bristol, R.I., USA – The Salty Dawg Rally (SDR) announced today the schedule for the annual 4th of July Rendezvous in Bristol, R.I., and also announced that registration for the Fall 2015 Rally has opened. The Salty Dawg Rally is a cruising rally that has quickly grown to be the most popular and largest Rally […]

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Weems & Plath Creates a NEW Line of Waterproof Binoculars

Weems & Plath Creates a NEW Line of Waterproof Binoculars

Weems & Plath, manufacturer of fine nautical instruments, leads the way in 2015 with its creation of four NEW 7×50 waterproof binocular models implementing the latest technology and standards including the use of Argon gas for improved light transmission and fog prevention. These binoculars are offered at varying price points and for different marine applications. […]

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Awesome Outposters (24 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (24 Pictures)

Your latest gallery of images from Outposters!

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Vintage Attitude – The Adventure Begins…

Vintage Attitude – The Adventure Begins…

We were about 50 miles out of Palmyra Island, on the 900+ mile voyage to Hawaii. There was Jody & I, and two young crew members we’d had with us since Papeete, almost three months, Luke & Joel. All of a sudden the boat started to swerve off course.

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