A description of what projects needed to be done before we could head off – and why those were critical [More] Get Her Seaworthy!
The Boat Galley Podcast
The Boat Galley podcasts are quick bits of info and actionable tips to help you in every stage of your cruising adventures. Each episode is typically just 5 to 10 minutes long, so the points are easy to remember.
Two podcasters -- Nica Waters and me (Carolyn Shearlock) -- with tips and info to turn your cruising dreams into reality.
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Ovens are great. But they take up a lot of space. And not every cruiser needs one. Do you? [More] Does Your Boat Need an Oven?
A trip along the Connecticut Coast revealed the importance of having many fly swatters aboard!
[More] Unexpectedly Essential Cruising Gear
A float plan only helps if you include the right info and put it in the right hands. Here’s what every cruiser needs to know about float plans. [More] How to Make a Float Plan That Keeps You Safe
Is it time to clean you boat’s bottom? Here’s what you need to know to get the best job for the best price. [More] Hiring Help to Clean your Boat Bottom
No matter how well prepared you think you are, it always comes down to the wire when you’re getting ready to splash! [More] Last Frantic Push
Lighting your propane burners takes a few steps. Here’s what they are and why they make you safer onboard. [More] How to Light a Propane Stove
Musings on hailing ports, past and present [More] A Place to Call Home
Boat heads eventually need repairs. Do you know what you’ll use for a toilet when yours fails? [More] How to Be Ready for Head Failures
It’s amazing how fast it goes with an extra pair of skilled hands! [More] Progress – and Cruiser Karma