: Her Sailnet Articles


  1. Women at Sea
  2. The Cruising Life - How to Get Started, Part Two
  3. All About Charts, Part Two
  4. All About Charts
  5. The Cruiser's Wardrobe
  6. Estimating Project Time
  7. Cruising via Rally
  8. Turning Passengers into Crew
  9. How Not to Race
  10. Financing the Sailing Habit
  11. A Case for the Onboard Patio
  12. General Navigation Techniques
  13. When Docking, Easy Does It
  14. Can a Middle-Aged Woman Learn to Sail?
  15. The Rule of 60
  16. Provisioning for the Caribbean
  17. Cruising Necessities and Luxuries
  18. Making Your Boat a Home
  19. Protecting Ourselves from the Elements
  20. Women and Cruising
  21. The Importance of Galleys
  22. Cruising with Kids
  23. The Definitive Spring Work List
  24. Steering System Spring Checkup
  25. The First Race (Making Do...)
  26. Developing a Pre-Cruising Agreement
  27. Lines of Position, Bearings, and Fixes
  28. Diesel Fuel Essentials
  29. Gifts from the Rain Gods
  30. A Safe and Sound Galley
  31. Cruising Dangers, Part One
  32. Winter Storms and Hypothermia
  33. Bon Voyage
  34. The Art and Science of Standing Watch
  35. The Importance of DR
  36. Rules of the Road
  37. A Christmas at Sea
  38. Christmas at Sea
  39. Wintering Aboard
  40. Using Tide Tables
  41. Bidding Bon Voyage to a Boat
  42. Cruising Advice
  43. Welcome Aboard!
  44. Nature's Cruising Schedule
  45. Gear Failure 101
  46. Odor Control
  47. The Lessons of Fear
  48. Criteria for Successful Cruising
  49. Grooming Underway
  50. Understanding Tidal Currents
  51. The Boatyard Blues
  52. Surviving a Fouled Prop
  53. The Cruising Cockpit
  54. Light Lists, Lighthouses, and Visible Ranges
  55. Actualizing the Sailor Within
  56. Cruising Preparation
  57. Pump it Out
  58. Working With the Stars—Celestial Navigation
  59. Resolving Onboard Conflicts
  60. Calculating the Cost of Cruising
  61. The Delicate Art of Preventing Seasickness
  62. Dangerous Seafood
  63. Captains and Admirals
  64. The Art of Ice-ing
  65. Sailing Basics
  66. Proper Cabin Lighting
  67. Homeschooling in the Tropics
  68. How Long Will It Take?
  69. The Third Essential
  70. Electrical Power on Board
  71. Choosing and Using Sealants
  72. Personal Shelter from the Elements
  73. What to Do When You Run Aground
  74. The Best and Worst Days at Sea
  75. Upgrading Your Mainsail System
  76. Choosing and Installing a Wind Generator
  77. The Annual Tropical Bash;
    Thoughts on Sailing to the Caribbean
  78. Against the Current
  79. Putting the Right Tools On Board
  80. It's Winch Servicing Time
  81. Anchoring in Small Spaces
  82. We're Not in Oz Anymore
  83. Boat Covers
  84. Navigational Software
  85. Disposing of Used Sails
  86. Offshore Safety Reviewed
  87. Good Nutrition For Sailors
  88. Optimal Offshore Med Kit
  89. Fishing Under Sail
  90. Gender Gap or Gender Mirror?
  91. The Proper Fabric
  92. My First Haulout
  93. Prepare for the Unexpected
  94. Qualities for Becoming a Crew
  95. Painting Tips
  96. Waxing Over New Paint
  97. Paint Problems
  98. Cleaning Fiberglass Hulls and Decks
  99. Offshore Safety Made Simple
  100. Understanding the Racing Rules
  101. Navigation Basics
  102. Maintaining Safety Gear
  103. Maintaining Freshwater
  104. Paint Options
  105. Painting Hull, Deck, and Nonskid
  106. Domestic Issues
  107. Fitness for Every Sailor
  108. Safety Updates for Cruisers
  109. Fishing for Sailors
  110. Ingredients for a Good Leader
  111. Ladies Only
  112. The Crew Members' Manifesto
  113. Fixing Chips and Cracks
  114. Keeping Produce Fresh
  115. The Philosophy of Racing
  116. Painting Props and Shafts
  117. Offshore Communications
  118. What Time Is It?
  119. Ten Lessons of Fitting Out
  120. A Little Night Magic
  121. Cruising with Canines
  122. Becoming Accustomed to US Customs
  123. Options for the Beginner
  124. The Cruising Woman’s Advisor
  125. Cruising Pets
  126. How to Get Started in Racing
  127. The Well-Equipped Galley
  128. Shorthanded Sail Handling
  129. Crew Safety Briefing—Part Two
  130. Cooking Under Pressure
  131. High-Frequency Radio Basics
  132. Children on Board
  133. Sailing with E-Mail
  134. Cruising Cuisine
  135. E-Mail Options
  136. Guns on Board
  137. Renovating the Galley
  138. Babies on Board
  139. How to Find a Good Sailing School for Your Child
  140. Buying the Family's First Sailboat
  141. The First Cruise
  142. Dream Sailing
  143. Dangerous Dinghies
  144. The First Overnight
  145. Sailors Should Sew
  146. Pets Afloat
  147. Understanding and Using the Magnetic Compass
  148. The First Day Trip
  149. Crew's Seabag
  150. Sailing with Children: The First Day
  151. Safety Check
  152. Head Maintenance Blues
  153. Checklist for Successful Anchoring
  154. Fishing Gear Selection
  155. Radar Basics
  156. A Few GPS Basics
  157. E-Mail at Sea
  158. Guns and Cruising
  159. Single-Handed Sailing
  160. Sailing with Cats
  161. Local Fishing Laws
  162. One Sublime Passage through the Night
  163. Marine Radios Overview
  164. EPIRB Fundamentals: 121 vs. 406 MHZ
  165. Storage Space Management
  166. Health Insurance While Cruising
  167. Using Weather Sites on the Internet
  168. Medically Prepared for the Big Voyage
  169. Bilge Pumps:First and Last Lines of Defense
  170. VHF Radio: Usage and Etiquette
  171. The Tools of Self-Sufficiency
  172. The Rewards of Self-Sufficiency
  173. Engine Checkup
  174. Procuring Med-Kit Supplies
  175. Boat Storage Tips
  176. Preparing for the Cruising Life
  177. Tools and Materials for Wood Care
  178. If You're The Guest
  179. The Art of Maintaining Brightwork
  180. Heat Emergencies
  181. The Onboard Medical Kit, Part One
  182. The Onboard Medical Kit, Part Two
  183. Guests Aboard ... or Overboard?
  184. Fishing While You Cruise
  185. Communications from Aboard
  186. Realistic Cruising Budgets