When cruising in cold weather, you can stay warm on your boat. Here’s how. [More] Stay Warm On Your Boat
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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What is this “living on a boat” lifestyle called by those of us who live it? [More] Defining “Cruising”
Which interior teak cleaner and finish gives the best results? I looked at a few options and picked this one for ease and the resulting finish. [More] Pick the Best Teak Cleaner and Finish
Photos and memories combine with sadness at what’s lost in the Bahamas in the wake of Dorian. [More] Wistful Bahamas Dreaming
Planning to cruise the Bahamas the first time can be overwhelming with all there is to figure out. This checklist will help. [More] What You Need for Going to the Bahamas
Planning and talking about it – two big tips to help you fight fears about running out of money while on your cruising adventure. [More] What if We Run Out of Money?
The key to boat maintenance is to catch problems before they happen. Learn about one tiny part that can cause big trouble if you don’t replace it. [More] Replace Your O-Rings
How and why we flush our diesel engine with anti-freeze each year. [More] Engine Winterizing – a Primer
A boat can sink in minutes before you’re even aware water is coming in. Learn how to pick a bilge alarm that could save your boat. [More] Cheap Boat Insurance – A Bilge Alarm
A boat work book’s story of a super fast renovation brings more questions than answers. [More] Dear Dan Spurr