Cruising is supposed to be fun. When it starts getting stressful, the fun goes out the window. Three simple ways to greatly reduce the stress. [More] Three Ways to Reduce Cruising Stress
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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Thinking a boat show is only good if you’re shopping for a new boat? Nica outlines 3 OTHER reasons going to a show is worth your time and energy. Hope to see you in Annapolis in the fall! [More] Three Reasons to Go to a Boat Show
Earn as you voyage, enrich your life while you cruise. Working along the way is an amazing way to broaden your horizons as you chase the next adventure. [More] Working as You’re Cruising
How much boat repair is there really in the cruising life? How often do repairs really delay you? [More] 4 Months Repairs on a Cruising Boat
Special ingredients can make any meal memorable. Try out fun foodstuffs before you stock up, and have fun experimenting! [More] Fun & Unexpected Ingredients
A galley is a small, moving, generally unairconditioned place to cook . . . ten things that make turning out great food much easier! [More] Ten Things to Make Galley Life Easier
We’re used to thinking BIG. But boats demand small, precise, exact – and an inch can be as big as a mile, especially when renovating! [More] The Precision of Boat Space
Is cruising different on a smaller, simpler boat? Obviously yes, in the boat. But in other ways as well? See what Lin Pardey has to say about the consequences of “go small, go simple, go now.” [More] Two Clues
Maybe a hurricane will hit, maybe it won’t. Maybe it’ll weaken. Seven things to really take to heart when preparing for a possible hurricane. [More] 7 Things When You’re Preparing for a Hurricane
Ever worry about how to maintain your alone time on a boat? There are a few tricks – and a surprising way to think about it. Listen along as Nica shares some tips you can implement on your boat too! [More] Privacy on Board