A Cruising Outpost original. A drawing of a bingo card with various things found at a dock party. Caution – Rated L, may cause irritation to pregnant women and unborn lobsters.
Mike Wagner and Bev Fowers aboard SV Queequeg, a 1982 Irwin 40 MKII, raised money for the Barton Center for Diabetes Education by creating Boot Key Harbor Holiday T-Shirts, selling them to the cruising community in the harbor and then they donated all of the proceeds to help sponsor a child for the Diabetes Day [...]
Crowds gathered to wave off The Lord Nelson as it set sail to become the first vessel of its kind to voyage around the world with a crew of disabled sailors. As the The Jubilee Sailing Trust’s (JST) ship Lord Nelson left from Southampton, Hampshire, for its 23-month 50,000 mile journey about 150 people waving [...]
I had no boating experience or background in boating from my childhood. Boating seemed to be a hobby for the “rich” yacht club crowd. I am certainly not a member of that group. About 15 years ago, I went to a retirement planning seminar. The instructor indicated that this was “retirement planning” and not [...]
Having been a cruiser for the past five years, there have been many experiences along the way. One that often comes to mind is from the very early days when we first moved onto our boat. My husband and I became the owners of a 1989 Island Packet 38 which was being stored in the [...]
By Todd Duff photography by Gayle Suhich During the summer of 2011, after a couple of years of cruising our 64’ brigantine One World in the Caribbean and Pacific, we were approached with an offer on our little steel ship which we could not refuse. Having had the desire for a smaller, two person, [...]