Here’s how to light a fire in your grill or stove without getting burned. You can even start charcoal without lighter fluid. [More] Lighting A Fire Without Getting Burnt
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.
Get a dose of TBG while you're on the go -- driving, walking or working out.
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Vermont to Virginia is like cruising to land. Not as easy as you might think. [More] Living in 2 Worlds
Seize the every day opportunities to hone your self-reliance skills. [More] Random Self-Sufficiency Moments
A smelly dish rag can make your whole boat (and your hands) stink. Don’t let it happen to you. Here’s how. [More] No More Stinky Dish Rags – Here’s How!
Doing a good job stocking your boat for cruising means trusting yourself, even when it comes to food. [More] 3 Provisioning Mistakes I’ve Made
It’s always a good idea to take care of problems early. When you live on a boat, it’s crucial. Here’s why. [More] Don’t Let Problems Wait
A reader-sparked dinner conversation reveals cruising memories and advice from our kids [More] Kid Wisdom on Preparing to Cruise
If you can learn these lessons, you’ll be successful living on a boat and cruising. Or doing nearly anything. [More] Cruising Lessons That Lead To Success
Why every single photo I post includes the hashtag “cruising prep.” [More] #CruisingPrep
Boat tank water can taste “off” after a while. Especially in hot climates. Learn how to filter it for better taste. [More] Improve Your Tank Water With A Filter