How do you define what’s “really” cruising? There are as many definitions as cruisers and here Nica Waters gives some pointers on what it means to be cruising. [More] When Does Cruising Really Start?
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 new shows each week -- one from Carolyn and one from experienced cruiser, teacher and motivational speaker Nica Waters.
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Where to start in organizing the boxes of provisions you bring aboard for a bareboat charter. A solid strategy to make sure you end up with everything you need for your meals aboard. [More] Organizing the Galley on a Charter
Nica Waters tells you how you can get a workout aboard even the tiniest boat. Lots of gear and workout options that really do work! [More] Exercise on Board
Medical issues can really throw a monkey wrench into cruising plans and schedules. A framework for deciding when to continue on and when to stay. [More] Medical Issues & Cruising
Paralysis by analysis: we’ve all been there, when we’re just overwhelmed by trying to figure out what the best solution is. Nica Waters has a strategy to cut through that. [More] YES is Best
Comparing the cruising in two favorite destinations for US-based boaters — both are great first international destinations but very different. [More] Cruising Comparison: Bahamas vs. Sea of Cortez
Why boat owners tend to prefer to install equipment, maintain their boats and troubleshoot problems instead of always calling in the professionals — it’s not just cost! [More] DIY Boat Repair & Maintenance
What a boat will sell for has almost nothing to do with the listing price. Listen in to see what to consider when making your offer. [More] Boat Buying: How Much to Offer
How we cruise in hurricane-prone areas right through hurricane season. It’s not for everyone, but there are ways to reduce the risk. [More] Cruising in Hurricane Season
A simple way to organize your boat’s (or home’s) owner manuals so you can find the one you need quickly when you need it. [More] Organizing Owner’s Manuals