Thanksgiving on the Boat

Celebrating Thanksgiving on the boat?  Wondering what you can make that’s special, seems traditional, and yet is boat-friendly?

Here are a number of ideas with links to the recipes —





Need more ideas?  The Boat Galley Cookbook has an entire chapter of boat-friendly holiday recipes, not just for Thanksgiving but other holidays as well.

Enjoy the day!

Wondering how you're going to make a special meal in your galley? Here are boat-friendly versions of traditional favorites!

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  • Tammy Swart
    Posted at 21 November 2013 Reply

    Are you getting all this Becky?

  • Jan Alexander
    Posted at 22 November 2013 Reply

    Pumpkin squares sound like a great vehicle for cream cheese frosting 🙂

  • Liz Brittain
    Posted at 22 November 2013 Reply

    One of my favorite Thanksgivings- Canadian- in the Frederick river in the Cheseapeak , cold weather, warm boat, turkey, dressing and a safe harbour! Year 2000!

  • Becky McNamara
    Posted at 22 November 2013 Reply

    Well yes Tammy but I thought just a small turkey

  • Jennifer Dean Neumann
    Posted at 13 November 2014 Reply

    Turkey breast is a good alternative to a whole turkey also.

  • Debbie Bowen Crawford
    Posted at 23 November 2016 Reply

    We are doing Thanksgiving this year for the first time. I have a Big Easy roaster that will take care of the turkey because that 16 inch oven will not hold a bird and my casseroles will be in there. Since the weather in Crystal River Florida will be in the high 70’s I am making a few cold salads. Everyone is taking leftovers home as there is not alot of fridge space. I am very excited to have Thanksgiving on our boat as it is high on my list of things I am thankful for. This year we stayed aboard for one tropical storm and Hurricane Hermine and she proved to be solid and sturdy. We love our boat home and The Boat Galley has been guiding us every step of the way and my cookbook is onboard.

  • Jan Bogart
    Posted at 23 November 2016 Reply

    Have fun tomorrow!

  • Joel Turner
    Posted at 27 November 2016 Reply

    On our Gem.

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