An argument that it is best to resist the temptation to move on to the next port and see more for the sake of relaxing and soaking up what you have in this port.
The most practical advice around on what you need to do to introduce a partner to sailing, allay those anxieties it's hard to talk about, and maintain trust and good humor. 3 pages.
Subtitled "33 Things She Needs to Know to Really be a First Mate," this article gives you exactly that. Just as useful for couples where the woman is the skipper and the man the mate.
One liveaboard's acknowledgement that there are man's tasks (blue) and woman's tasks (pink) on her boat, but it's the purple tasks that ensure a successful cruising life.
A list of questions for cruising couples to answer - separately - then compare answers to learn how close or distant your perceptions are: what cruising will be like, what boat you will need, and what your equipment priorities are. The author makes her answers available as well.