What do you do when the outboard won’t start . . . besides curse? Fourteen simple things to try that work most of the time. No mechanical skills needed! [More] 14 Simple Fixes for an Outboard
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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If you’ve never listened to a podcast before, you might be wondering how to do it. Detailed instructions with screen shots for the newbies! [More] Podcast Listening 101
You’ve sorta talked about cruising for a while. But how do you really decide to do it? [More] How Do You Decide to Go Cruising?
The decision to trade one thing for another is the subject of Lin Pardey’s first podcast, and as always she has great insight on the decisions you have to make. [More] The Things You’ll Miss
How do you manage your trash to avoid a major cockroach or ant infestation? [More] Trash Management to Avoid Bugs
Is being fit to sail a matter of physical strength or are there other qualities needed to be fit to head out cruising? Nica Waters introduces her podcast. [More] Fit2Sail: An Introduction
Making the transition from “preparing to cruise” to actually cruising can be tough. It’s filled with so many unknowns! Tips for casting off the dock lines! [More] You’ll Never Be Ready
Trying to figure out how big a boat you need to comfortably cruise? Nica changes the question and helps you get out cruising a little faster. [More] How Big a Boat Do I Need?
Sleeping on passage is essential for safety and enjoyment. But being able to do it is harder. Tips to make sleeping well easier! [More] Sleeping on Passage
How healthy is cruising? Nica explains the good points and bad and what you can do to make it better. [More] Is Cruising Really Healthy?