A boat grill is not cheap, and I’d resisted buying a good one. When I finally bought the Magma Newport II Infrared, I couldn’t believe how much better it was! [More] Magma Newport II Infrared Grill Review
Recommendations and gear buying tips for all the non-galley "stuff" that goes on the boat: anchors, lights, bedding, tools and so much more.
Every potential blue water voyager, every sailor who wants to go beyond the sight of land is faced with the need to evaluate which, use it only in emergency, gear they should carry. [More] Can You Buy Safety?
What you need to know if you’re considering a Rainman watermaker. Is it the best watermaker for you? [More] Rainman Watermaker Review
Want a convenient list of all my favorite Amazon products, made easy to find by category? The Boat Galley’s Amazon Store is now open! [More] The Boat Galley’s Amazon Store
The one constant on a cruising boat is that you need a dinghy. What kind to get has all kinds of answers. Nica shares their thought process as over the years, the kind of dinghy they want has changed. [More] What Type of Dinghy?
SeaTask Group has loaned us a Rainman watermaker for a month for review purposes. Ten days in, here’s our first impression and answers to the questions I’ve gotten most often. [More] Rainman Watermaker: First Impressions
Outdoor cooking is great, and what’s more natural than grilling on your boat? In this episode, Nica Waters tells of her favorite grilling gear. [More] Grilling Aboard
Knowing the amps in and out of your batteries is the first step to having plenty of power aboard. Installing a battery monitor is a fairly simple DIY project. [More] Monitoring Batteries
How do you decide what back-up systems and components you need on your boat. Here’s the framework we use. [More] Redundancy and Back-Up Systems
Thinking a boat show is only good if you’re shopping for a new boat? Nica outlines 3 OTHER reasons going to a show is worth your time and energy. Hope to see you in Annapolis in the fall! [More] Three Reasons to Go to a Boat Show