A float plan only helps if you include the right info and put it in the right hands. Here’s what every cruiser needs to know about float plans. [More] How to Make a Float Plan That Keeps You Safe
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.
Get a dose of TBG while you're on the go -- driving, walking or working out.
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Is it time to clean you boat’s bottom? Here’s what you need to know to get the best job for the best price. [More] Hiring Help to Clean your Boat Bottom
No matter how well prepared you think you are, it always comes down to the wire when you’re getting ready to splash! [More] Last Frantic Push
Lighting your propane burners takes a few steps. Here’s what they are and why they make you safer onboard. [More] How to Light a Propane Stove
Musings on hailing ports, past and present [More] A Place to Call Home
Boat heads eventually need repairs. Do you know what you’ll use for a toilet when yours fails? [More] How to Be Ready for Head Failures
It’s amazing how fast it goes with an extra pair of skilled hands! [More] Progress – and Cruiser Karma
Do children belong on a cruising boat? Yes! Learning from other cruisers who have done it successfully is key. [More] How to Cruise with Kids
When you love something, you buy a second one, right?
[More] We Bought Another BCC!
Does a thermal cooker have a place on your boat? It does if you want to save fuel, keep cool, and enjoy a hot meal with only a little effort. [More] Using a Thermal Cooker