We love to go dinghy exploring! But we always have some basic safety gear with us just in case of a motor or medical problem. Listen in: [More] What To Always Carry in the Dinghy
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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So what’s a day at anchor really like when you are cruising full time? Is it like a day of vacation or nothing but work? Don’t you get bored? Listen in — [More] What’s a Day Like?
Who says cruising is only for young retirees? Older folks — geezers — are out here too. How we make it work. [More] Geezer Cruising
Listen in for 5 ways we significantly improved our boat’s ventilation, making it much nicer to live at anchor during the hot months! [More] Improving Boat Ventilation
Listen in for three important things to look at in the galley when buying a boat. These are hard to change! [More] Galley Design
Boat cards are an easy way to exchange info with friends you meet along the way as you cruise. What to include and how to make them. [More] Making Boat Cards
Who can remember what model of everything they have on the boat? Create a “Boat Details” document and never wonder again! [More] Boat Details Document
We rely on our instruments for accurate information. But do you know if they REALLY were set up correctly? Ours weren’t! [More] The Need for Checking Instrument Accuracy
Your new boat needs a name . . . is there anything you should consider? Listen in to a story of living with a less-than-great name for our first boat, and how we chose the name for our second boat! [More] Choosing a Boat Name
Cooking on a boat just isn’t quite the same as cooking ashore. Listen in for tips and tricks to easily cope with some of the biggest differences. [More] Boat Cooking IS Different