Ever worry about how to maintain your alone time on a boat? There are a few tricks – and a surprising way to think about it. Listen along as Nica shares some tips you can implement on your boat too! [More] Privacy on Board
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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Do you know how to operate a propane stove? It’s not difficult, but it IS different. Learn the ins and outs before your first time cooking on one! [More] Using Propane on a Boat
Cruising days generally involve life – cooking, eating, adventuring, fixing things. See how one day played out for 9 people on board Totem. [More] A Day Aboard Totem
Just because you’re an accomplished sailor doesn’t mean you don’t have things to learn. Join Lin Pardey as she takes us along with her on an afternoon spent messing about on Felicity, her Hereshoff 12.5. [More] The Joys of Sailing
Having an alcohol policy on your boat can lead to having more fun in your cruising, not less, we learned. [More] It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere
It’s easy to second-guess the best way to learn to sail. With all the options out there, how can you decide? It’s not that complicated. Come along with Nica as she shares 4 different ways she learned, and what she thinks is the best way possible. [More] How Do You Learn To Sail?
Small refrigerator and less frequent stops for groceries when cruising. How can you have the foods — especially fresh food — you want? [More] Living with a Tiny Refrigerator
Ending your cruising time — even just a charter — always requires an adjustment. Nica Waters discusses how to deal with re-entry. [More] Re-Entry Grief
Being on watch at sea can be calm and collected, spiced with adrenaline-pumping frights, and filled with busy activity. Listen as Lin Pardey shares on-watch moments that encompass all these moods. [More] On Watch
No fixed address. No H&R Block. Even getting mail is a challenge. But taxes are still due! How I manage it – fairly easily! [More] Doing (US) Taxes While Cruising