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Feeling Queasy? How to beat seasickness for good

Some days at sea can feel like being trapped inside a washing machine. When there’s wind against tide or a sideswiping swell, when a storm kicks up the sea and your hungry, sleep-deprived crew have been downstairs too long, it can be only a matter of time before..... . .

Garlicky Grilled Squid

How to catch, clean and cook delicious squid You need patience and finesse to snare ‘all-seeing’ squid, but this abundant food source is quick to prepare and even faster to cook. All you need is a squid jig and a hand reel or rod, and a couple of lazy twilight hours..... . .

Cruising Indonesia: Don’t set sail without these 7 things.

If Indonesia is new to you, it’s difficult to know just what you’ll need, want and wish for once you start cruising here. A year into our second Indonesian sailing adventure, these are the items we stocked up on before checking in: everything from spare..... . .

Catamaran on beach

How to buy a boat

8 ways to get your dream boat sooner You’re in the market for the perfect boat. You’re scrolling through online sites, you’ve got boat brokers searching too, and you’ve advertised your wish list on sailing forums, hoping to get the leap on boats yet to hit the market..... . .

3 days on the Katherine

The first time I swam with freshwater crocodiles I was seven years old. We were out exploring on my family’s Top End cattle station and Dad had thrown thin fillets of beef onto a slab of rock so hot that they cooked in minutes. When he turned away to call us kids for..... . .

Digital Nomad: How to work from anywhere

If the last few years have taught us anything, it’s how easily we have adapted to working from home. Being a digital nomad used to be for bloggers and freelancers, but no more. Now, all kinds of workers and world explorers are taking their laptops and going AWOL, and..... . .