We recently made the switch from ablative to hard bottom paint. Here’s how we did it. And you can too. [More] Switching to Hard Bottom Paint
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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Creating a new horizontal surface in thin air on the boat is hard. Less hard when you template first. [More] Templating: How and Why
Ahhh, technology! You can keep in touch with family and friends when you’re out of range of cell towers. And it’s easy and inexpensive. Links: InReach SE+ (Amazon) Prefer to read? Check out Staying in Touch.
It’s like regular grocery shopping – with a twist. Learn why your worries about that first stock up on board are both real AND unfounded. [More] The Soup To Nuts Kind of Provisioning
Keeping meat when you have a tiny boat refrigerator can be tricky. But here are my tips to keep it delicious and safe. [More] Keeping Meat Fresh (and Safe) On A Boat
When a jar of shells (or a bag of sea beans) is a time travel machine, it reminds me that even on a small boat, indulging your passions matters. [More] Collections
Letting time lapse between grocery trips can be challenging – and intensely monetarily rewarding. There’s a crazy simple way to rein in your spending [More] My Favorite Way to Stay on Budget
Even a simple boat job can go wrong. One recently had us feeling stupid. Here’s what we learned. Learn from our mistake. [More] Stumped by a Boat Job? Take Another Look
Yes, you can clear a clogged boat drain without dangerous chemicals. Here’s a list of methods to try. [More] Clear Your Slow or Clogged Boat Drain
A random popup ad on my social media feed turned into a soul-searching decision about a new jacket. [More] Simple Consumerism