Choices can be overwhelming when buying food for a boat. Experienced cruisers always follow these two principles in provisioning. [More] Two Principles for Provisioning
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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There’s a lot of life that happens while getting ready to go cruising. How do you use the life events to guide the cruising prep? [More] Are Timelines the Same as Deadlines?
What is the most important piece of equipment you need on board a cruising boat? What length boat works best? These 7 tips will help you choose a cruising boat. [More] 7 Tips for Choosing Your Cruising Boat
Hurricane Irma hit Boot Key Harbor with a vengeance. Why did Barefoot Gal survive without a scratch when so many boats were destroyed? My thoughts on what was different here. [More] What Makes a Boat Survive a Hurricane?
Want to go cruising and don’t know what to do to get you there? Follow these 10 steps and I’ll see you in the anchorage! [More] Checklist for Going Cruising
A bareboat charter is a great way to try out cruising. Here are three ways to have great meals without going crazy! [More] Buying Food for a Bareboat Charter Vacation
What to do when the weather is gross and you’re tired of your books? Games to the rescue! Learn about 5 favorite games on board Calypso. [More] 5 Favorite On Board Games
Listen to Lin Pardey’s tips if you’re vegetarian, have vegetarian guests or want ideas for times when you’ve run out of meat. [More] Vegetarians on a Boat
Make potlucks even more enjoyable for everyone with these two simply tips that you may not have thought of [More] Potlucks for Cruisers
In general, you cook the same on the boat that you do on land. The provisioning thing, though? There are some key differences! [More] Land vs. Boat Provisioning