Category Archives: General

Chart Plotter on your phone

Earlier this month I mentioned I had an Android phone. The first app I purchased was Navionics Mobile which give me a chart plotter on my phone.  The cost was just over $14 which included the charts for BC.  This … Continue reading

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Licensing and Registration for U.S. Boats

The laws regarding powerboats and powerboat operators vary somewhat from state to state. Powerboats like motor vehicles are registered and licensed by each state rather than by the federal government. Even though these requirements are not regulated by the federal … Continue reading

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Boat Charter

You may be thinking of chartering a power or sail boat for your vacation. Here are suggested questions to ask the company you choose: 1.  Is there a minimum length of time required for a charter?

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ActiveCaptain Interactive Cruising Guidebook

For anyone cruising out of their home area, you may find https://activecaptain.com/index.php to be very helpful. The Interactive Cruising Guidebook gives detailed information for visiting boaters.  The comments and reviews are contributed by other boaters so you are gaining the … Continue reading

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Boating FAQ’s ebook – End of Season Sale

Our ebook, Boating FAQ’s, 71 Essential Answers for Every Boater is now on sale for $8.97. An example question is: How do I choose an Anchorage? When choosing an anchorage there are four criteria you should observe. 1. Shelter from … Continue reading

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