How to Pick Up a Mooring Ball

Tying up to a mooring is one of the easiest and most common ways to secure your boat to the seabed. It takes some coordination and practice though, so here’s how we do it. What is a Swing Mooring Ball? A swing mooring ball is a very simple way to secure your boat to the...

Important Knots for Cruisers to Know by Heart

There are hundreds of unique knots out there for every use under the sun. But, after 3 years of cruising, we have found that there are only 3 important knots for cruisers to know by heart. Learn the, use them, love them. Bowline This is hands down, the number one most important...