Cruising Sailors

of St. Michaels

Useful Information

On this page, we will present documents that offer helpful ideas to our members on a variety of subjects. Each document is available in PDF format for you to download and print or merely read on line. All members are encouraged to provide information that fits in this category. The date following the document is the month and year it was placed on the website.

  • PROVISIONING TIPS FROM KARAYA: "Provision based on your own food preferences at home - with the knowledge that substitutions may need to be made based on storage capacity, life of perishables, and sea conditions/preparation limitations. Included are some ideas for thinking about meals aboard and stocking your own boat."
  • SAFETY AT SEA SEMINAR: "Biggest takeaways from Safety at Sea Seminar conducted March 29-30, 2008, at the U.S. Naval Academy on Offshore Sailing for Cruising Couples. Information included Lifesaving Equipment, Lifesaving Skills, Weather, Offshore Boat Preparation, Medical and General First Aid, and a host of additional material."
  • ENGINE MAINTENANCE: This presentation was given to CSSM on Feb 26, 2009, by Oscar Estevez. It covers a number of tips regarding routine maintenance, winter layup, and a review of each of the systems in the engine.