Heather Francis is a Contributing Editor at Blue Water Sailing Magazine with a bi-monthly column 'Heather Francis Onboard.'  Her work has also been featured in Cruising World, Cruising Helmsman Australia, Ocean Navigator, Good Old Boat on zizzo.com and foodinjars.com. Please see colour clips below


 Making Dinghy Chaps, as appeared in Cruising World,    March 2017

Tales From the Crypt

As appeared in Cruising Helmsman Australia, March 2017

Life Rafts, as appeared in Cruising Helmsman Australia, November 2016


How to be a Greener Cruiser, as appeared in Cruising World Magazine, August 2016

Splice it Up: How to make a Brummel Splice in Dyneema, as appeared in Cruising World Magazine, June 2016

Upcycling Your Old Sails, as appeared in Cruising World Magazine, March 2016. Click HERE for a full colour layout




Discovering New Caledonia
As appears in the February 2016 issue of Blue Water Sailing Magazine Click HERE for a full colour layout


Stove-top Onion Foccocia,
as appeared in Cruising World Magazine, January 2016.
Click HERE for a full colour layout




Galley Guide; Tips and Tricks for Cooking and eating Better Onboard

As appears in October 2015 Cruising Helmsman MagazineClick HERE for a full colour layout.



HEATHER FRANCIS ONBOARD
My bi-monthly column in Blue Water Sailing Magazine

FITNESS AFLOAT, June 2017

GALLEY GUIDE; PRESSURE COOKERS, A GALLEY ESSENTIAL? April 2017

THE 'RIGHT' WAY TO CRUISE, March 2017

HOLIDAYS ONBOARD, December 2016


Guests Onboard, October 2016

Stove Top Bread Baking, August 2016

Yoga On Yachts, June 2016

Galley Guide: Sprouting and Yogurt Making Onboard

April 2016


The Onboard Medical Kit; Saving Lives at Sea February 2016


Galley Guide; Health Entertaining
, December 2015


Seasickness; Suffering the Sailors Condition
, October 2015



Galley Guide; Cooking Underway, August 2015









Tropical Boat Storage


As Appears in Cruising World September 2015. Click HERE for the full colour layout



Cruising the Kingdom; Searching for Paradise in Tonga

As Appears in Cruising Helmsman July 2015. Click HERE for the full colour layout.


 
Food for Thought: Provisioning 101

As Appears in Blue Water Sailing May 2015. Click HERE for the full colour layout.

The Rich Cost Unraveled

As appears in Blue Water Sailing April 2015. Click HERE for the full colour layout.


 

Kate on the Cover

Cruising Helmsman Magazine, January 2015



"Guest Post" Have Jars Will Travel; Sailboat Canning and Mango Chutney


As appeared on Food in Jars, January 2015

Navigating the Dangerous Archipelago

As appears in Cruising Helmsman Magazine, December 2014. Click HERE or a full colour layout.




Into the Dangerous Middle

As Appears in Blue Water Sailing Magazine, December 2014. Click HERE for a full colour layout.



Tales from the Crypt


As appears in Blue Water Sailing Magazine, September 2014. Click HERE for the full colour layout.



Welcome to the World of Tomorrow!

As appears in Blue Water Sailing Magazine, June 2014. Click HERE for the full colour layout.



Riding it Out in Fiji

As appears in Blue Water Sailing Magazine, February 2014. Click HERE for the full colour layout.


Tsunami, Tsunami!


As appeared in Blue Water Sailing Magazine, November 2013. Click HERE for the full colour layout.