Cleaning Up

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2013 • all rights reserved

No, I don’t enjoy cleaning. But I hate bugs far more, and failing to clean is an open invitation to the critters. A few tips and tricks to make the chore a little easier.

Got Bugs??

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2013 • all rights reserved

The only real problem with living in paradise is that it’s pretty much outdoors and bugs don’t know that they’re not welcome. Here’s a few ways to get the message across!

Chartering Tips & Info

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2013 • all rights reserved

Meal planning, what should you take, how does the stove work, how much water will you use . . . so many questions if you’re chartering for the first time!

Milk, Yogurt & Cheese

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2013 • all rights reserved

Looking for good ways of taking milk, yogurt and cheese on the boat? Whether or not you have refrigeration, it’s not as hard as you fear!

Eggs!

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

I’ve written a number of articles about storing and using eggs while on a boat. Here’s a round up of them all, including info on how best to clean it up if/when you do drop one!

Local Foods

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Discovering new foods is part of the fun of travel . . . and sharing that knowledge with others makes it even better!

Boat-Friendly Holiday Baking

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Boat-friendly special treats that will keep the holiday spirit alive, even in the tiniest of galleys!

Thermos Aboard

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Want a great Thermos? Need to know how to clean it? Or cook in it? Here are all the articles I’ve written on the topic . . .

Washing Dishes on a Boat

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Tips for washing dishes and gunky pans by hand, without using too much water . . . and making it as painless as possible.

Safety & the Galley

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Safety in the galley encompasses so much more than just cuts and burns!

Provisioning

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Tips on provisioning in general and specific foods that work well on a boat.

Canned Meat

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Canned meats can add a lot of variety if you’re short on refrigeration (or as emergency provisions). With this info, you’ll eat well!

Seafood

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Fresh seafood is SO good on the boat . . . and these articles will help you avoid the mistakes I made!

Bread

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Everything you need to know about baking your own bread — step by step instructions, recipes and more. It’s easier than you think!

FREE Downloads

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

FREE downloads for the galley and more — mostly PDFs but other documents as well.

Meat on a Boat

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Storing and using meat on a boat can be a challenge, but these tips and info can help a lot!

Trash Management

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Trash, trash and more trash . . . what to do with it all??? Check out these ideas.

Baking on a Boat

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Baking on a boat is just a tad different from baking ashore. But that doesn’t mean it has to be difficult – this mini-series of articles has plenty of tips!

Wine on a Boat

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Wine is a little tougher to store and serve than beer when you’re on a boat. But it can really add to the romance! Here’s what we’ve learned . . .

Conserving Water

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

How can you conserve water in a boat galley without compromising your lifestyle? Simple things you can do to stretch the supply . . . even if you have a watermaker, it’s not unlimited!

Spices on a Boat

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Spices in the boat galley — a mini-series on storing spices for the longest life, using them, making your own mixes, choosing favorites to take and more!

Galley Oven Tips & Tricks

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

A mini-series of articles on using a galley oven. Tips & tricks to overcome hot spots, insufficient heat, the small space and more!

Boat Refrigeration

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Most boat refrigerators are totally unlike anything you’ve used ashore. These tips will make them less intimidating!

Cruising With a Dog

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2011 • all rights reserved

Taking your dog on your boat? Whether it’s for a day or a lifetime, check out these resources!

Cruising Without Refrigeration

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2011 • all rights reserved

Living without refrigeration is a challenge, but it can be done. These articles will help with meal planning and learning how to store food.

Hurricane Preparation

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2011 • all rights reserved

Hurricane preparation begins long before a hurricane is bearing down on you. If your boat is in hurricane waters, check out these helpful articles for everything from getting forecasts to ground tackle and boat prep to the aftermath.

Coping with Hot Weather

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2011 • all rights reserved

A list of articles on The Boat Galley that’ll help you deal with hot weather on your boat!

How To Store Food On A Boat

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2010 • all rights reserved

Storing food on a power boat or sailboat is very different from ashore. Use these food storage tips to avoid food spoilage.