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3 Tools That Can Help You Calm Your Mind and Let Go of Anxiety

<b>“I vow to let go of all worries and anxiety in order to be light and free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>I've struggled with anxiety throughout my life. A …

Mindfulness

How to Read and Study Buddhist Teachings

There is such a wealth of Buddhist books and teachings to consume. Where do you start? Here are some tips on how to tackle your reading list.The post …

Meditation

9 Mindfulness Apps That Will Relax Your Brain

Oooooohhmmmmmm.<p>I know a thing or two about worrying. To quote my mom, “You came out of the womb biting your nails.” Love you, mom! She's exaggerating...a little.<p>Just like the 40 million of Americans who suffer from anxiety, stress, and the daily struggles of being human, it can be tough, but …

Mindfulness

So, which ball valves are you using?

<b>My story on ball valve replacement at sea (read it here) lead predictably to the question of ball valve construction. Are you a traditional bronze</b> …

9 Can't-Miss Tips for Shooting in the Snow

Just because winter is here – at least if you live in the Northern Hemisphere – doesn’t mean that you have to pack up your camera!<p>There are plenty of …

Landscape Photography

Baja Ha-Ha

Updates from the 2017 Baja Ha Ha rally.

Getting the Most out of Your Sails

Part of managing a sailing program of any kind–be it cruising or racing–is balancing the budget. From deck hardware to bottom paint and sails, …

Dreamtime Sail

Sailing again at last<p>December –January was a busy time for us with a lot of work to be done on the boat after she'd sat idle while we were overseas. …

Sailing

Attend to your Anchor

It’s time we sailors pay more attention to the problems that loom right in front of us on the bow. On many sailboats, potential neglect there goes …

Dream Trip: Boat from Swansboro to Belhaven, North Carolina

<i>All year, we're collaborating with Waterway Guide Media to bring you the best segments of the 1,243-mile-long Intracoastal Waterway on a journey from</i> …

Internet of Things

10 Changes to Your Morning Routine That Will Transform Your Entire Day

Some people dread mornings, and other people relish them. No matter which type you are, there’s still a good chance that you can tweak your morning …

Self-improvement

Sail Trim

<i>This guide is based on an article by Ian Short that was first published in Australian YACHTING, May/June 2009</i><p><i>It’s a fallacy that only racers need to</i> …

Outfitting a Boat to Sail Around the World: What We Bought, What We Learned & What We’d Do Differently

When talking about our boat, Cheeky Monkey, I’m not one to rattle off stats like amp hours, watts, horsepower or, really, anything technical …

Sailing

Choosing & Using AIS

In the 15 years since the marine AIS (Automatic Identification System) was introduced, many thousands of AIS receivers and transceivers have been …

End-of-season Sail Care

Sails are like cars, and demand service and regular maintenance. The more attention you give to your sails, the longer they will perform like new. …

Sewing

Getting Internet on a Boat! The Cruiser's WiFi Dilemna - UPDATED 2017

<b>UPDATE 2017:</b> We have been using this internet boosting setup for over a year now and have sailed down from Victoria, through the Gulf Islands, Puget …

Sailing

Understanding Mainsail Twist

Technically, twist is the change in the angle of attack from the bottom of the sail to the top. Twist is necessitated by the wind speed changes, …

Sailing

Staying Connected at Sea

We set sail for blue horizons to get away from it all, shed the pressures of life ashore and stay off the grid. Yet, today, we still can have easy …

Sailing Cyclades – Aegean Sea

<b>The Cyclades</b> are a Greek group of islands situated in <b>the Aegean Sea</b>, SE of the central part of Greek mainland <b>Attica</b> and N of the island of <b>Crete</b>. It …

European Travel

Know How: Core Principles

Does your boat suffer from CD? A multitude of aging sailboats do, and it can be ruinous. If you are a sailboat owner, you need to know how to prevent …

Home Improvement

Cat People: Living the Cruising Life on Two Hulls

Blog:<b>ElGatoAdventures.com</b><p>Lifelong sailors and racers who always dreamed of extensive cruising, we married two and half years ago and are finally …

Sailing