Replacing a dinghy plug is a great look at boat projects in general. They’re not complicated but they can definitely be time-consuming. [More] Steps to a New Dinghy Plug
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.
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Define cruising for yourself and those on board your boat with these 8 questions to guide your planning. Make it YOUR dream, not what someone else is doing. [More] How to Define Cruising on Your Boat
The most important tool on your boat isn’t one that you can buy at the hardware store. Learn about boat tools – and which one you should never be without. [More] The Most Important Tool
Learn how to use an inverter to run normal electric appliances on your boat, even when you’re not connected to shore power. [More] Running Regular Appliances on Your Boat
Getting rid of stuff can be liberating – and difficult. Both feelings are part of the process, and both need attention. [More] Thanksgiving – or, Start Downsizing!
How to save handheld electronics — GPS, VHF, cell phone, iPad, laptop, camera and more — from lightning strikes using your oven or microwave. [More] Saving Electronics from Thunderstorms
The argument over glass on a boat is legendary. Nica is solidly in the YES camp, and she shares why (it’s not just about the wine!) [More] 5 Reasons We Have Glass On Board
Ensure you breeze through airport customs when you want to get back to your boat. These simple documents can make all the difference. [More] Documents to Leave Your Boat in Foreign Countries
Save money, save time finding refills and keep the galley cooler with these 25 ways to make your stove fuel go further. [More] How to Make Propane Last Longer
A Panama Canal transit on a cruising boat? Sign me up! Learn about the need to stay open about vacation plans. [More] Being Flexible About a Cruising Vacation