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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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Leaving the anchorage to attend a local event can be a blast! What kinds of fun might you find? [More] Go Local! Attend an Event!
When working on house flooring reminds me that boat life skills apply even on land. [More] Space Shifting for Projects
You can’t always get to a laundromat while cruising. Here’s the easiest ways to wash laundry by hand on a boat. [More] Hand Washing Laundry Onboard
A standard question is asked and answered. In the most raw form yet. [More] Why Keep the Boat?
Are your outboard fuel lines clogging? Here’s why. And how you can prevent it. [More] Keep Outboard Fuel Lines From Clogging
A curry dinner leads to soul searching on how much to stock when we go cruising. [More] Quantity Conundrum, Resolved
Don’t arrive back at the boat with soggy groceries or wet laundry. Here’s how to keep your stuff dry. [More] Keep Stuff Dry in the Dinghy
Life in paradise has some snags. Mice and flies included. [More] Pest Control
Boat rugs can add a dash of color. They can even keep dirt contained. Here’s how to pick the right ones. [More] How to Choose the Right Boat Rugs