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Get ready for the new cruising season with this step-by-step guide to cleaning and checking the outside, inside and bottom of your boat

Three professional surveyors share what they look for when sizing up a boat

There is no question that a charter vacation to a sunny destination can be life changing—and at the very least a highlight to your

This master mariner looks so fit and healthy, an obvious prerequisite for a possible nine months alone at sea. Does she follow a special

Training in boat operation for local Mandarin-speaking residents has moved into high gear. Jack Tang, founder of the Continental Yachting Academy in Richmond, says

Being islanders, we understand the challenges and expense involved in the disposing of garbage, so at our frequent stays at marinas we enjoy the

A whale and her calf spyhop 20 metres from shore, astounding campers gathered at a granite edge. Sea lions bark and slip back into

A hand-held satellite phone is not the same as a smart phone and any mariner who is considering acquiring one should clearly understand the

The pros at Skookum Yacht Services share some tips on how to maximize your time between haulouts.

Not all journeys need a reason, but sometimes setting a goal to collect experiences—riding wooden roller coasters, posing with giant fibreglass vegetables, or aiming