Whether you’re buying your first cruising boat or tenth, you always wonder if you’ve crossed all the T’s and dotted the I’s. A checklist for the most important legalities and practicalities. [More] New Boat Checklist
Buying a Boat & Gear for It
Spending your hard-earned money for a boat and everything that goes along with it.
You want things that will do what you need, last in a marine environment, and make your life better.
Buying guides and products that have worked well for us.
Want a convenient list of all my favorite Amazon products, made easy to find by category? The Boat Galley’s Amazon Store is now open! [More] The Boat Galley’s Amazon Store
The one constant on a cruising boat is that you need a dinghy. What kind to get has all kinds of answers. Nica shares their thought process as over the years, the kind of dinghy they want has changed. [More] What Type of Dinghy?
SeaTask Group has loaned us a Rainman watermaker for a month for review purposes. Ten days in, here’s our first impression and answers to the questions I’ve gotten most often. [More] Rainman Watermaker: First Impressions
Planning to cruise? Looking for the perfect boat? Tips to help you find her. [More] Finding the Perfect Boat
Outdoor cooking is great, and what’s more natural than grilling on your boat? In this episode, Nica Waters tells of her favorite grilling gear. [More] Grilling Aboard
How do you decide what comes with you on the boat and what stays behind? Space is limited, to be sure, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have ANY treasures aboard! [More] Bring the Joy
Looking for an alternative to carrying — and throwing away — boxes of plastic bags, cling wrap and aluminum foil? Etee Wraps are a solid alternative with the bonus of keeping some foods fresh longer! [More] Etee Reusable Food Wraps
Looking at boats to buy? There’s so much to remember to check out even before you have a survey to get into the guts of the systems. One more thing to check out for safety. [More] Buying a Boat: Handholds
5 things to think about before naming your boat – and how Nica’s boat got her name. [More] The Magic of Boat Names