The midday sun is beating down on me as I maneuver this wheelbarrow through a mob that is the line for the dockside convenience store. I give up finding a way through and carry the wheelbarrow overhead through the crowd and onto the narrow street. I find my crew unloading groceries from a cab into […]
This is a checklist I use when provisioning. This doesn’t cover the “meat and potatoes” of provisioning; your daily meals for persons aboard. This article goes into some detail about how to provision daily meals and water. In the packing checklist I list every item of personal gear I think about bringing on a multi-day sailing […]
How To Provision
Provisioning can quickly become the most involved part of planning a stay aboard a sailboat. It makes sense for one person to coordinate provisioning but it’s tough to plan meals that will suit an entire crew’s dietary restrictions let alone please their palate. Usually when you’re bareboat chartering you’re provisioning from stores that don’t have […]
Make Your Bareboat Charter a Resounding Success!
As I stirred I was confused; the light streaming in through my hatch was coming from the wrong direction. From my bunk I could tell that we hadn’t swung overnight; I finally figured that the light streaming in wasn’t from the sunrise it was from the moonset! The skipper in me, however groggy, decided just […]