Re: Planning a future at sea
certificates required are those required by where ever your boat is registered. US boat US requirements. No boating license
currently required. You will probably need insurance
once you get there. There are lots of good books
and websites about how to "cruise" on a sailboat. I like Beth Leonard's bookhttp://www.amazon.com/Voyagers-Handbook-Essential-Guide-Cruising/dp/0071437657. I wouldn't spend too much time worrying about the entry requirements yet because they are bound to change in the next ten years.
Between us there was, as I have already said somewhere, the bond of the sea. Besides holding our hearts together through long periods of separation, it had the effect of making us tolerant of each other's yarns -- and even convictions. Heart of Darkness