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Have you ever wanted to head off into the sunset on a boat? Maybe you’ve secretly fantasized about selling everything, moving aboard, and traveling near or far. But you're not really sure how you'd actually do it . . . Don’t worry. You’ve found the answers to all your questions! The Boat Galley Podcast contains quick bits of info and actionable tips to help you learn what you need to know about cruising: • discovering what it's all about • deciding if it's for you • buying a boat • budgeting and how you can afford it • moving aboard • gaining the skills to cruise safely • outfitting the boat • provisioning and cooking • the joys and challenges of this lifestyle Each episode is typically just 5 to 15 minutes long, so the points are easy to remember.

Have you ever wanted to head off into the sunset on a boat? Maybe you’ve secretly fantasized about selling everything, moving aboard, and traveling near or far. But you're not really sure how you'd actually do it . . . Don’t worry. You’ve found the answers to all your questions! The Boat Galley Podcast contains quick bits of info and actionable tips to help you learn what you need to know about cruising: • discovering what it's all about • deciding if it's for you • buying a boat • budgeting and how you can afford it • moving aboard • gaining the skills to cruise safely • outfitting the boat • provisioning and cooking • the joys and challenges of this lifestyle Each episode is typically just 5 to 15 minutes long, so the points are easy to remember.

Location:

United States

Description:

Have you ever wanted to head off into the sunset on a boat? Maybe you’ve secretly fantasized about selling everything, moving aboard, and traveling near or far. But you're not really sure how you'd actually do it . . . Don’t worry. You’ve found the answers to all your questions! The Boat Galley Podcast contains quick bits of info and actionable tips to help you learn what you need to know about cruising: • discovering what it's all about • deciding if it's for you • buying a boat • budgeting and how you can afford it • moving aboard • gaining the skills to cruise safely • outfitting the boat • provisioning and cooking • the joys and challenges of this lifestyle Each episode is typically just 5 to 15 minutes long, so the points are easy to remember.

Language:

English

Contact:

2177503048


Episodes

How to Store Coffee Onboard

4/19/2021
Boats aren’t ideal for storing coffee. But with a few basics, you can keep it fresh and tasting delicious for that morning cuppa in the cockpit. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Airtight Bag Sealers (Amazon) Lock & Lock Food Container (Amazon) This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by ugo wear. Ugo is the only waterproof, floating phone case using dry suit...

Duration:00:07:03

The Critical Wood Strips You Never See

4/15/2021
Spending time on the support system for counters and bulkheads is worth the effort. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Countersink Drill Bit Set (Amazon) West System Epoxy (Amazon) Wood Glue (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by SailDauntless.com, your personalized sailing adventure in the most beautiful...

Duration:00:06:45

Keeping Zippers From Getting Stuck

4/12/2021
Salt is the enemy of zippers on a boat. Avoid frustration with this nifty product to keep your zippers from getting ruined onboard. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Gear Aid Zipper Cleaner & Lubricant (Amazon) This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Sea-Tech Systems, experts in cruiser communications. Introducing the Narwhal Connect, a complete internet...

Duration:00:04:48

2 Best Ways to Sabotage Progress

4/8/2021
The project list is long; there are ways to make it even longer. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Jon Acuff, Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Marmara Imports. Their hand loomed, fair trade, organic cotton Turkish towels are highly absorbent, dry quickly, fold flat and...

Duration:00:07:51

Steering (not) Straight

4/1/2021
When building something new means fixing something old - project creep again! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Rudder manufacturer Freehand wind vane steering Nica email Carolyn email Mantus Marine, marine accessory manufacturer that introduced the famed Mantus Anchor, innovative ground tackle accessories and a Mini Scuba Line of equipment is having a Spring Sale...

Duration:00:05:59

Food Safety Tips for Cruisers

3/29/2021
Yes, you can eat almost anything. You just need to take some basic precautions. Here’s what cruisers need to know. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): FoodSafety.gov Cooking thermometer (Amazon) Digital cooking thermometer (Amazon) Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Lunatec, makers of the hydration spray bottle, odor-free dishcloth and...

Duration:00:06:36

Filling the Cruising Kitty

3/25/2021
Being clear on the (legal) ways to make money while cruising is a good idea. Totem blog post on same topic Nica email Carolyn email Ugo is the only waterproof, floating phone case using dry suit zipper technology. Invest in your safety because if you don’t protect you can’t connect! Your electronics are fully functional while inside and there’s plenty of room for your keys, cash and cards. To get the only dry bag on the market with ZERO device fails visit www.ugowear.com. Use coupon...

Duration:00:12:48

ID Tags for Cruisers

3/22/2021
If you’re away from the boat and can’t speak, how do you share important information? Here’s why you need smart ID. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Road ID Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by TeakGuard, from AllGuard Products.com. Looking to refinish your boat’s teak with a minimum of mess and fuss? Look no further! Our non-toxic, water-based...

Duration:00:08:25

The Pirates We Met

3/18/2021
We were primed by location and recent experience to expect the worst. What we got was a much better reminder of human nature. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Totem risk assessment Caribbean Safety and Security Net Offshore first aid kit (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Today's episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Julie Bradley, best selling...

Duration:00:09:23

How to Bake Without an Oven

3/15/2021
No oven on your boat? Missing fresh baked bread or other goodies? Than I have good news for you—the Omnia Stove Top Oven bakes great. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Omnia Stove Top Oven (Amazon) Omnia Stove Top Oven & Accessories (Sea Dog Boating Solutions) Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Sea Dog Boating Solutions, makers of the Landing Loop...

Duration:00:05:50

Repurposing Materials

3/11/2021
It feels great to use someone else’s cast offs for boat projects. This frugality comes at a price – and offers pride. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Corian Teak fiddle rail (Amazon) Carolyn email Nica email Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by SailDauntless.com, your personalized sailing adventure in the most beautiful locations....

Duration:00:08:57

How to Spring Clean the Boat Galley

3/8/2021
Whether you’re leaving your boat for a while or just want to do a thorough cleaning, this is what you need to do to keep your galley sparkling, working well, and bug free. Links: Provisioning Spreadsheet This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by ugo wear. Ugo is the only waterproof, floating phone case using dry suit zipper technology. Invest in your safety because if you don’t protect you can’t connect! Your electronics are fully functional while inside and there’s plenty...

Duration:00:11:22

5 Must-Have Pieces of Galley Gear

3/5/2021
You can get overwhelmed trying to think of everything you might need in your galley. But if you start with these 5 items, you’ll be in good shape. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): 15" x 15" Pizza/Baking Stone (Amazon) Oxo Good Grips Batter Bowl (Amazon) Oxo Good Grips 3-Piece Mixing Bowl Set (Amazon) 61-Ounce Vacuum Insulated Thermos (Amazon) Lock & Lock Food Storage...

Duration:00:06:56

The Rabbit Hole of Boat Projects

3/4/2021
What seems like a simple like-for-like exchange turns into a maze of extras. Links: Defender Carolyn email Nica email Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Lunatec, makers of the hydration spray bottle, odor-free dishcloth and self-cleaning washcloth. Lunatec offers practical gear designed to save water and reduce waste. A water bottle that doubles as a hose? A dish cloth that doesn’t get stinky? Yes, please! Visit Lunatecgear.com to learn more; use code...

Duration:00:04:40

Why You Need Rescue Tape Onboard

3/1/2021
Silicone, fusing tape has many uses on a boat. Here are a few of the ways we’ve used it and why we think you need it onboard as well. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Rescue Tape (Amazon) Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by TeakGuard, from AllGuard Products.com. Looking to refinish your boat’s teak with a minimum of mess and fuss? Look no further!...

Duration:00:07:39

Making Progress Away From the Boat

2/25/2021
Getting ready to go cruising means using every bit of time you have. Even when you can’t get to the boat. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Will Prowse YouTube channel Solar panels (Amazon) Monitor Self-steering Freehand self-steering Carolyn email Nica email This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by ugo wear. Ugo is the only waterproof,...

Duration:00:05:49

How to Plan a Beach Party

2/22/2021
No room on board to host a party? No problem. Just plan a party on the beach. Here’s how! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Lock & Lock Salad Bowl (Amazon) Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by SailDauntless.com, your personalized sailing adventure in the most beautiful locations. Experience the utmost in luxury cruising just the way you want it!...

Duration:00:07:18

Cruising Plans are Like Weather Forecasts

2/18/2021
From far away, the possibilities are endless. As time gets closer, the options narrow. Links: Carolyn email Nica email Today's episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Julie Bradley, best selling author of two sailing classics, Escape from the Ordinary and Crossing Pirate Waters. WARNING: These books are hard to put down. Join Glen and Julie for off-the-beaten path adventures in extraordinary places, claw through Force 10 storms with them, and hold your breath through...

Duration:00:06:26

How To Take Better Cruising Photos

2/15/2021
You’ll want good pictures of places you visit while cruising. These ten tips will help make your photographs better. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Olympus TG-5 Waterproof Camera (Amazon) Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Lunatec, makers of the hydration spray bottle, odor-free dishcloth and self-cleaning washcloth. Lunatec offers practical...

Duration:00:09:35

How to Replace Thru Hulls

2/11/2021
Thru hulls are essential. Making sure they don’t fail is extra important! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): MeriMarine Remote video camera (Amazon) Defender Thru hull puller (Amazon) Drum sanding discs (Amazon) 4200 sealant (Amazon) Carolyn email Nica email This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by ugo wear. Ugo is the only waterproof, floating...

Duration:00:10:13