Good advice for those who are getting ready to cruise for the first time, or are re-embarking on a different boat: there's a lot of benefits to cruising locally for a while before setting off.
The author advises that there are a lot of well-meaning cruisers on the web who have no way of knowing what your circumstances are, and that their words of encouragement could inadvertently create pressure for you to do the wrong thing for you.
A 40-year-liveaboard couple describe how giving up a frantic life on shore can end in disappointment and a frantic chase for elusive values.
Beautifully-written description and analysis of the post-launch depression that causes many first-time voyagers to return to their houses and offices - and how it can be conquered.
A family of liveaboards write a free e-zine for cruisers. Articles are categorized by their subject: experienced cruisers, education afloat, pets, budgeting, and a good section for those not yet afloat but dreaming about it. Back articles are available on their site.