Guidelines

Below you will find the compensation rates for articles that are used in Cruising Outpost Magazine, the Print Edition. At this time, we do not pay for website submissions. By checking “in either or both” on your submission form, your submission will first be considered for the Print edition, and then for the web.

Payment for articles used in the Print edition will be paid on or before the cover date of the issue your item will appear in.


$250.00 Feature Story
Have an exciting cruising adventure? This is the place. Features should be 500-1500 words and be accompanied by at least 10-12 good photos. If not used as a feature, they will be used in the Out Cruising section.
$250.00 Feature Boat
These must have at least 10-12 good photos of a boat under sail, the interior as well as exterior. The story should be limited to 500-1000 words and the specifications of the boat should be included.
$250.00 Cover Photo
A good cover photo must be sent as a vertical photo and have good clarity and brilliance. It should depict the fun of the boating lifestyle and should include a person or people enjoying the lifestyle. Be aware we can only use 4 of these a year. Photos submitted for the cover will be used in the Cruisian Lifestyle area if not accepted, unless otherwise instructed by the submitter.
$50.00 to $75.00 Out Cruising
Stories from Cruisers around the world. These are true stories of what folks find once they are off the docks. Please include 4-6 photos.
Unpaid Cruising Net
News from folks around the world that affects boaters.
$50.00 to $75.00 Paradise Found
Got a favorite anchorage or a favorite destination? Tell us about it. Please include at least 12-18 photos.
$50.00 to $75.00 Did I Do That?
Dumb stuff done by Cruisers! Okay, who’s gonna admit it, so others can learn from our mistakes? You can include photo, but it’s not a necessity.
Unpaid Cruisian Lifestyle
Pictures from our fans: Please only submit one photo at a time. Identify the photo with the photographer’s name and where it was taken.
$50.00 to $75.00 Talkin’ Story
Stories from our fans: Anecdotes about what you have experienced while at sea or at anchor. Should include 6-10 photos.
$50.00 to $75.00 Critters Aboard
Stories about sailing with animals: Should include at least 1 photos.
$50.00 to $75.00 From the Galley
Recipes for fixin’ in a galley. Also good recipes from places you have cruised. Photos please!
$50.00 to $75.00 KinderCruisian
Cruising with kids. Stories about or by kids who cruise.
Unpaid Cruising Outposts
Cruiser friendly bars/clubs/eateries and hangouts. 6-10 photos preferred.
Unpaid Cruisians
Our kind of people! We are all boat people, so here is your chance at fame! Send a good photo of you or a friend on a boat, with a paragraph about the person. Photo should be vertical.
$50.00 to $75.00 Boat Life
For those who live-aboard. Stories about information for and about people who live aboard. Share your experiences with others who live the lifestyle, and help the newbies and the wannabes.
$50.00 to $100.00 There’s This Place
There’s This Place describes an area, island, or even country that shows cruiser’s what they will find when they arrive.  750-1000 words with a minimum of 6-12 photos.