Are you ready to sell the house and go cruising?

Future cruisers get tips on how leave it all behind. "Community Spotlight" for our July 9, 2009, CW Reckonings


Marianne Lee

Buying a boat and sailing over the horizon to the tropics is for many, the ultimate dream. But how do you begin? Is a catamaran or a monohull the best boat for the job? Are there sailing schools that teach offshore cruising skills? Are there pirates out there? What about kids? Can they be home schooled and adapt to the cruising life? And what do you do in a storms? And which electronics do you absolutely need?

A lively debate of what you need to do to sell up and go cruising is currently cooking in the CW forums.

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