What do you do when a prior owner of your boat has used “unconventional” wire colors? Here’s our solution that doesn’t involve re-wiring the boat. [More] Weird Wiring Colors
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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Recovering from a hurricane? Watch out for what’s in the water — both seen and unseen. Don’t compound the tragedy. [More] Dangerous Waters
When cruising isn’t going well, what can you do to get things back on track? Here’s my story . . . [More] That Time I Hated Cruising
Listen in for our 4-step approach to having sufficient power for the things we want on our boat. [More] The Power Equation
If someone gets injured or ill — or just has to be away from the boat for some reason — someone else aboard is going to have to step up. But can they? [More] Boat Systems for Everyone
Organizing everything on your boat can seem like a never-ending task. Some tips, as well as why I think it happens. [More] Where Should I Put What?
Accidents are no fun, but they happen. Hopefully they’re just “fender-benders” and the boat isn’t totaled. Life does go on. [More] Mistakes Happen
Mail. It’s a big question for would-be cruisers. How do you get the bills, the important notices, the cards from friends? Listen in to learn the options and what works for other cruisers. [More] How Do You Get Mail?
I was honored to be a guest on John Herlig’s wonderful podcast, Postcards from Sea. Listen in as we chat about, well, all sorts of cruising stuff. [More] Postcards from Sea (BR Podcast Guest)
Quartantine flag? What’s that? What do I do with it? All this answered and more . . . listen in! [More] Quarantine Flag