How To Go Sailboat Cruising on a Budget

by Colin Ward

Articles for entertainment and information about cruising on a sailboat.

Articles on Cruising the East coast of the USA, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos and the Dominican Republic by experienced sailor, cruiser and freelance writer, Colin Ward.

All material is copyright and may not be reproduced elsewhere without permission.

Copyright ©2007/2008 Colin Ward
NOTE that Colin has released a new CD of sailing music called The ICW Blues .  The ICW Blues is a popular song with the East Coast Cruising Community and the new version is included, along with 10 other sailing related songs.  HERE!


1. Choosing For Cruising (Selecting a Boat That Makes Sense)

2. Observations from the Waterway (the ICW Blues)

3. Gales in The Bahamas

4. Tides and Currents

5. Boats for the Bahamas

6. Choosing Your Anchoring Spot

7. Seven Bridges Road (ICW Bridges)

8. Financing the Long Term Cruise

9. South to Luperon

10. MIssin' Da Bahamas, Mon

11. The Cruisers' Car (or How To Manage Your Dinghy)

12. The Bahamas or The Keys?

13. Nassau By Sailboat

14. The Artful Dodger (or Selecting Your Canvas)

15.  Unwelcome Critters

16. Laura's Restaurant

17. Lessons at Morgan's Bluff

18. How To Overcome the Obstacles to Cruising