Hospital whiteboard communication provided ample fodder for conversation and thinking. [More] Life Questions From Heart Surgery
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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Cruisers know that things break on the boat when you least expect it. Luckily, with this guide, you’re more likely to be able to fix it yourself. [More] The Mechanical Guide Every Cruiser Needs
Tired of your dinghy engine kill switch stopping your engine at the wrong time? Or worse, not using it at all? I have the solution. [More] How to Use Your Dinghy Kill Switch
People who doubt you’ll achieve your dreams are downers. [More] The Sting of Doubt
Car rides, conversations, and creating a daunting overview of what we’re doing to the boat. [More] Don’t Leave Out Any Projects
If you need to leave your boat in an emergency, you’ll want to have everything you need close at hand. Here’s how to make your own ditch bag. [More] How to Make Your Ditch Bag
Lifestyle skills to prepare you for a totally different way of life, even if it’s one you were not prepared for. [More] Building Cruising Skills In a Pandemic
If you’ve never done it, upgrading your battery bank can be confusing. Learn what you need to make the best choice for your boat. [More] How to Get the Battery Power You Need
Friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable – with inventory that’s filled with items I need. It’s not just at my local hardware store! [More] A Love Letter to Jamestown Distributors
If you have an open area on your boat, optimize storage with drawers. Here’s how to do it for your cat (with a tip for monohulls). [More] Setting Up Easy Storage Drawers