Category: equipment

Ways to Outfit Your Charter Boat

Living in a small space with 7 other people is difficult, especially if you have all your vacation gear and you are used to a house. We recently chartered The Orion and we loved some of the amenities they had…

Tip: Give every crew member a unique bottle

Give everybody on your boat their own unique water bottle. Have each of them pick something fun and bring it along. While on the boat, everyone can refill their water bottles from the plastic gallon water bottles you buy. This…

How to use your VHF radio

The VHF radio is an important piece of equipment on your charter boat but hopefully the most important thing you’ll have to use it for is calling for restaurant reservations. Here’s how it works. You keep your VHF radio on…

Really basic sailing vocabulary

Although I’m the one that knows how to sail in our household, I’m not a stickler for nautical vocabulary. I’ve been known to say “grab that thingamajib” more than once. However, things go smoother if everyone has some basic words…