If you’ve never done it, upgrading your battery bank can be confusing. Learn what you need to make the best choice for your boat. [More] How to Get the Battery Power You Need
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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Friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable – with inventory that’s filled with items I need. It’s not just at my local hardware store! [More] A Love Letter to Jamestown Distributors
If you have an open area on your boat, optimize storage with drawers. Here’s how to do it for your cat (with a tip for monohulls). [More] Setting Up Easy Storage Drawers
A lifetime disdain for the perceived exclusivity of nose-in-the-air clubs tumbles under the reality of experience. [More] 5 Things I Love About Our Yacht Club
You don’t have to pay someone else or wait. Polish your own fuel. It’s easy with a few pieces of useful equipment. Here’s how. [More] Polish Your Fuel The Easy Way – DIY
When budgetary concerns guide flexible thinking around what products to use on the boat, there are some surprising results. [More] Non-Marine Boat Ingredients
When you stock up on provisions and spare parts, it’s easy to lose things in every corner of the boat. Learn how to keep from overdoing it. [More] Are You Over-Provisioning Your Boat?
Heading back to Virginia from Vermont makes me think about what’s particularly joyous about the cruising lifestyle. [More] Re-entry Lamentations
Bugs can make a mess of your boat while you’re working on it. Here’s how to keep them from getting into your thru-hulls. [More] Keep Bugs Out While Working On The Boat
When cruising or living on your boat you want to be sure you have enough solar power for your needs. Learn the best way to figure it out. [More] How Much Solar Power Does Your Boat Need?