The Caribbean Islands Are Ready For You Sailors!

As the summer approaches and you are making your sailing plans think of safety and be prepared.

When is the Caribbean hurricane season? What’s the second most significant reason for getting out from the Caribbean for hurricane season? What is the scoop with hurricane vessel insurance? What’s the best way to prepare your journey through the Caribbean to make sure you’re in a hurricane safe zone before the season starts? How do you prepare your boat for a hurricane?  We will discuss all those questions here but first is the Caribbean open for business? And the answer is YES!!

Paradise is Back Following Past Hurricane Destruction

Maria and Irma are two names that make the hair stand up on the necks of many in the … Read the rest

boats anchored in ocean

Review of Goal Zero YETI 1250 Solar Generator

Power generation is crucial for the operations of different types of boats, a lot depends on the size of your vessel. For instance, you need the energy to operate critical appliances like freezers, refrigerators, charge phones and laptops as well as home healthcare equipment. Some ships have built-in generators but those without requiring a reliable solar generator.

A marine solar generator has many benefits compared to other devices that are powered by fossil fuel. For instance, Goal Zero’s YETI 1250 is a perfect example of a solar generator that gives you peace of mind when you are sailing in your boat. The YETI 1250 portable power station can also serve purposes like camping and other applications even at home. The solar generator works perfectly well … Read the rest

Catamaran boat leaving port

12 Awesome Modern Marine Electronics

There are lots of different approaches to take when it comes to a marine adventure on the ocean. There are some experienced sailors that like the old-fashioned methods and can set off in their sailboat with the bare minimum. Others need a few more electronics onboard to turn their multi-hull boat into a sophisticated vessel.

Whether boat owners buy a few essential items, or go crazy and deck out the entire boat, there are some important places to start.

This marine electronics guide points out the most important items to have onboard and explores 5 categories: navigation, communication, safety, sporting pursuits, and entertainment. Within those categories are three products that should prove useful to anyone heading out on an … Read the rest