Praise for Voyaging with Kids

Quotes are excerpted below, and many full reviews are available online. To read the detailed reviews, just follow the links from the authors below.

Selected quotes

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“Whether you’re on a powerboat or a sailboat, whether you’re a parent or a grandparent, whether the kids will be coming along for a few weeks or a few years–Voyaging with Kids will give you the tools you need to make the experience everything you dream it will be for you and your children.”

–Beth Leonard, author of The Voyager’s Handbook


“A treasure trove of useful, well-organized information on seagoing parenting.”

–Gary “Cap’n Fatty” Goodlander, author of Buy, Outfit and Sail


“In Voyaging with Kids, the case is made that lofty dreams of sailing over the horizon aren’t only imaginable, they’re attainable. This informative, well-written guide, sprinkled with personal stories from cruising sailors who made the break, covers every base an adventuresome clan needs to set sail for distant shores. The only question that will ultimately remain is why didn’t we do this sooner?”

–Herb McCormick, Executive Editor, Cruising World


“If you’re thinkinlearning imageg of cruising—full time or part time—you’ve got to read this book. Even if you don’t have kids aboard!”

–Carolyn Shearlock, author of The Boat Galley Cookbook, reviewed on her website The Boat Galley


 “An incredible new resource for parents with kids on board and for all those families thinking about taking their children voyaging who want their questions answered.”

-Sue Richards, editor, Noonsite


Voyaging with Kids is a beautifully designed and very comprehensive reference on cruising with kids. This is destined to be a bestseller in the sailing books category…the parenting bible for the cruising family.”

–Daria Blackwell, author/blogger,


“In addition to covering all the fundamental aspects of this subject, Voyaging With Kids does an excellent job of simply inspiring you. It vividly depicts all the positive and fun aspects of cruising with children, but also is realistic about the many challenges.”

–Charles Doane, Executive Editor, SAIL – from his blog Wavetrain


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