You’re so excited — time for your first night on the boat. What do need? Do you need to buy anything? [More] Your First Night Aboard
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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The learning curve can seem to go straight up at times with a boat. Tips on flattening it out and keeping it fun. [More] An Easier Climb Up the Learning Curve
Every. Single. Thing. I. Do. I. Have. To. Learn. Nothing is familiar and the learning curve seems to go straight up. Hang on and listen in for ways to cope! [More] Flatten the Learning Curve
More details on how we learned both of our new-to-us boats . . . and some of the systems we had to figure out! Listen in for more details — [More] More on Learning Boat Systems
Learning the systems on a new-to-you boat is a daunting task. How can you do it, remember it, and stay sane? Listen in! [More] Learning a New-to-You Boat
Did you just buy a cruising boat? Suddenly overwhelmed by the thought of outfitting it and learning it? You’re not alone — and here are some tips to make it easier! [More] Overwhelmed by Your New Boat?
The documents, procedure and money details of buying a boat. [More] The Boat-Buying Transaction
Hour-long Q&A about storing food on a boat, especially without refrigeration. I’m honored to be a guest on The Sailing Podcast! [More] Storing Food on a Boat (Sailing Podcast)
Examining boats for sale: what to look at and how to remember features, plus a handy form to help you. [More] Looking at Boats to Buy
There are thousands (millions?) of online listings of boats for sale. How do you ever choose which ones are worth looking at? Listen in and find out! [More] Online Boat Shopping