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The study of community has received increasing attention from researchers in recent years. This study examined community within the subculture of ocean cruising. Cruisers have made a conscious decision to lead a more satisfying and self-determined life on the ocean, often cutting all ties with the...

Author(s)
Lusby, C. M.; Anderson, S.
Publisher
World Leisure and Recreation Association, Okanagan Falls, Canada
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2008, 50, 4, pp 232-242
Abstract

This study investigated specialization theory [Bryan, H. (1979). Conflict in the great outdoors. Birmingham, AL: Birmingham Publishing Company; Bryan, H. (2000). Recreation specialization revisited. Journal of Leisure Research, 31, 18-21] in ocean cruisers. Cruisers have quit their jobs and traded...

Author(s)
Lusby, C. M.; Autry, C.; Anderson, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2015, 57, 4, pp 273-283
Abstract

This quantitative study aims to build upon previous qualitative research on ocean cruisers. Ocean cruisers have made a conscious decision to lead a more self-determined life on the ocean, often cutting all ties with the life they left back on land. "Cruisers" were defined by the following criteria: ...

Author(s)
Lusby, C.; Autry, C.; Anderson, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2012, 54, 4, pp 310-321
Abstract

Cruisers have made a conscious decision to quit their land-based life to lead a more self-determined lifestyle. They own their own boats, live aboard, and are constantly on the move. An interpretive research paradigm was used to investigate this alternative lifestyle. Through in-depth,...

Author(s)
Lusby, C.; Anderson, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2010, 34, 1, pp 85-105
Abstract

This study investigated the alternative lifestyle of ocean cruising to learn about human satisfaction and well-being. Cruisers have made a conscious decision to quit their land-based life in an effort to lead a more self-determined and ultimately more satisfying lifestyle. Cruisers own their boats, ...

Author(s)
Lusby, C. M.; Anderson, S.
Publisher
Presses de l'Université du Québec, Quebec, Canada
Citation
Loisir et Société, 2008, 31, 1, pp 121-139