Living on your boat up on stands isn’t easy. But you can do it. Here’s how to stay safe and comfortable. [More] How to Live in the Boatyard
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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A question from a friend leads us to list out everything that we’re tackling aboard. It’s extensive and exhausting. We’d still do it again. [More] Redoing the Whole Boat
Forgetting to turn the water off can lead to a harrowing emergency. Find out why. [More] Flip the Switch; Avoid Trouble
Besides the basics of “spend time prepping and cleaning”, we’ve figured out some new strategies lately that are making varnish time go much more smoothly.
[More] Three Varnishing Tips
Yes, you can eat well without a refrigerator on the boat. Here’s how. [More] How to Live Onboard Without a Fridge
I love making bread by hand. We still bought a machine – here’s why. [More] To Bread Machine or Not to Bread Machine
Boat life isn’t great for coffee. But here are a few ways to keep your beans fresh and delicious onboard. [More] How to Keep Coffee Fresh on a Boat
It takes more time than you think to create support for counters! [More] Tabbing Games
Cruisers rely on zippers onboard—on wetsuits, biminis, sail covers, and more. Here’s how to keep them working. [More] How to Maintain Your Boat Zippers
Getting started is hard. Finishing is even harder. They both mean nothing gets crossed off the list. [More] Hardest Parts of Any Project