You have to get the work done to go cruising. But every now and then, you need a sailing break to remind you of why you’re working so hard. [More] Why We Cruise
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.
Three podcasters -- Lin Pardey, Nica Waters and me (Carolyn Shearlock) -- with tips and info to turn your cruising dreams into reality.
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How do you prepare for an unexpected squall? Can you? Sure you can! Tips for anchoring. [More] Anchoring for Squalls
A fun weekend is in the cards. Until a simple project just creeps to something that takes all day! [More] Project Creep
Every potential blue water voyager, every sailor who wants to go beyond the sight of land is faced with the need to evaluate which, use it only in emergency, gear they should carry. [More] Can You Buy Safety?
No, we’re not always feeling calm, cool, collected and fearless! Here’s a technique for making both others and yourself believe that you are. [More] When You’re Feeling a Little Nervous
Deciding to go cruising can be daunting and exciting. Nica shares 9 tips on how to keep the dream alive until you actually cast off the dock lines. [More] 9 Tips for the Cruiser-To-Be
How do you decide what food to take and how much you’ll need. How do you translate your shopping on land to shopping for a boat trip? [More] What Food to Take on a Boat Trip and How Much
Life on board poses special problems. Mold is one of them. How do you keep mold from eating your favorite things? [More] Boat Mold Remedies
Storms, running out of food, breaking gear, is this the reality of setting sail across an ocean? First timers worry it is. So listen in to see what some of these first timers actually encountered once as they crossed their very first ocean. [More] For First-Time Voyagers
How do you learn all the documents and legalities of traveling to foreign country by boat? Don’t worry, the info is out there and this podcast tells you exactly how to find it. [More] Cruising to Foreign Countries