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Line Etiquette Afloat

9/20/2018
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Learn three key things about proper ways to secure your boat. Hint - pay attention to YOU! Links and References: Dock lines (one example) (Amazon) BoatUS articles on best practices Mantus anchor (Amazon) As an Amazon affiliate, The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualified purchases. Sponsor: Shambala Sailing Adventures, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at CaptainSuky@gmail.com;...

Duration:00:09:01

How to Buy Food for a Cruising Boat

9/17/2018
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Choices, choices. So many decisions to make when you're provisioning a boat, whether it's for a weekend or month. Carolyn Shearlock gives you two guiding principles in deciding what to buy. Resources: Downloadable Provisioning Spreadsheet Care and Feeding of the Sailing Crew (Amazon) The Boat Galley Cookbook (Amazon) Note re: Amazon links: As an Amazon affiliate, The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases. Sponsor: Marmara Imports. Their hand loomed, fair trade, organic...

Duration:00:07:31

How Timelines Affect Cruising Plans

9/13/2018
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Specific deadlines and general timelines both have their place when prepping for your cruise. Learn when each is best. Sponsor: Solavore Solar Ovens. Cook with the power of the sun with your Solavore Sport solar oven. Slow-cook, roast, or bake, the lightweight and durable Solavore is perfect for life on board. Keep the galley cool and save fuel too! Use coupon code Galley2018 for 15% off through September 2018. Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

Duration:00:07:24

How to Choose a Cruising Boat

9/11/2018
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The idea is to get out cruising as soon as possible. Of course you want to do it as safely as possible and you’d like to be comfortable too. But as Lin Pardey will explain, much of the advice on choosing a boat given by other sailors, magazines and online forums may be misleading. She’ll give you encouragement to get off cruising sooner, with more money in the bank. Links: Pardey Offshore Sailing Video Series Sponsor: Shambala Sailing Adventures, offering customized learning charters in...

Duration:00:08:28

Why Did Our Boat Survive Irma?

9/10/2018
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Over 75% of the boats in Boot Key Harbor were totaled or had massive damage when Hurricane Irma devastated the Florida Keys. Barefoot Gal survived with not even a scratch. Why? Sponsor:Mahalo Sailing.com. Offering private and group charters in exotic locations, Mahalo Sailing will feed your cruising dreams with practical knowledge, education and incredible scenery. Join us for the adventure of a lifetime! Use coupon code ALOHA18 for a $50 discount. Mahalo Sailing.com - make your vacation...

Duration:00:11:23

10 Steps to Get You Cruising!

9/6/2018
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10 actionable steps to get you out there. The order might surprise you! Links (Items marked as Amazon are affiliate links. As an Amazon affiliate, we earn from qualifying purchases.) General Cruising Resources: www.theboatgalley.com www.sailingtotem.com Women Who Sail facebook group (no guys, sorry): https://m.facebook.com/groups/292744864104327 Learn to Sail with one of The Boat Galley Podcast sponsors: Suky Cannon: captainsuky@gmail.com Mahalo Sailing Charters:...

Duration:00:08:35

How to Provision for a Bareboat Charter

9/3/2018
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Bareboat chartering is great for getting a taste of cruising and having a wonderful vacation. But how do you make sure that you have all the groceries you need for great meals? Carolyn Shearlock of The Boat Galley gives you the low down. Links: The Boat Galley Cookbook Provisioning Companies in the BVI Organizing the Galley on a Charter (podcast) Sponsor: Galleyware -- Find top-rated nesting cookware, nautical dinnerware, and other galley essentials at Galleyware, your one-stop shop...

Duration:00:07:01

5 Games to Enjoy Aboard

8/30/2018
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Games that you can take anywhere take some finding: here are 5 to start you off! Links: Multiple packs of playing cards with different designs: https://amzn.to/2MSpekx Rummikub game: https://amzn.to/2MZctEw SET game: https://amzn.to/2PLpuAj Mexican Train: https://amzn.to/2ooc2WN Bananagrams (single): https://amzn.to/2ohHTbz Double Bananagrams: https://amzn.to/2MYXGKb Sponsor:Mahalo Sailing.com. Offering private and group charters in exotic locations, Mahalo Sailing will feed your...

Duration:00:10:06

Vegetarians Onboard

8/28/2018
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If one of your cruising guests is a vegetarian, or you yourself prefer meatless meals, Lin Pardey’s latest podcast could be just what you need. Her suggestions are based on interviews with more than two dozen cruising vegetarians and as many professional yacht cooks. Have enough provisions on board for these specialized needs, don’t end up having to throw half of them away, and ideas for those times when you run low on meat. Links: Vegetarian Cookbooks: https://amzn.to/2wulRWq Care and...

Duration:00:13:17

Cruiser Potlucks

8/27/2018
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Potlucks are a mainstay of cruiser life. Carolyn Shearlock offers two suggestions for making them even better for the folks at the end of the line and those with food allergies and dietary restrictions. Links: The Boat Galley Cookbook: https://amzn.to/2obuL7S Sponsor: Shambala Sailing Adventures, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at CaptainSuky@gmail.com; mention this podcast for 10%...

Duration:00:08:19

Land vs. Boat Provisioning

8/23/2018
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Is cooking on a boat REALLY exactly like being on land? Not so fast! Links: Pasta container: https://amzn.to/2BAM3oa Thermal cooker: https://amzn.to/2NfFSXW GoSun Stove: https://amzn.to/2BCKgiF Sponsor: GoSun.co Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life. Use coupon code Galley2018 to save 10% on any order through December 2018 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

Duration:00:06:35

How to Choose Bottom Paint

8/20/2018
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Learn the most important considerations in choosing bottom paint for your boat. Carolyn Shearlock explains 13 things to consider and why they are important. Links: Micron 66 bottom paint (Amazon): https://amzn.to/2vXctLz Trilux 33 (suitable for aluminum): https://amzn.to/2MZ7y3c Sponsor: Infinity, the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding...

Duration:00:10:47

3 Things for Long-Term Boat Storage

8/16/2018
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Leaving your boat for an extended period means taking special precautions. Links: Ant and roach traps: https://amzn.to/2OBddNw Chafe gear for lines: https://amzn.to/2OGSlEF My favorite on board fans: https://amzn.to/2OErCbF Dehumidifier: https://amzn.to/2OAfvwe Concrobium: https://amzn.to/2KWckN5 Solar vent: https://amzn.to/2KWcuEb Shore power cord (SMART PLUG) https://amzn.to/2OFWadk Bilge pump: https://amzn.to/2MjeiNk Video monitoring: https://amzn.to/2OEEe2G Sponsor:...

Duration:00:08:38

How to Keep Eggs on a Boat

8/14/2018
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Veteran cruiser Lin Pardey shares 5 ways to keep eggs fresh longer, and which one is her favorite! Links: Storing Food without Refrigeration The Boat Galley Cookbook: https://amzn.to/2KPz0hZ Care and Feeding of the Sailing Crew: https://amzn.to/2MKfHbI Sodium Silicate (waterglass): https://amzn.to/2OxyOpV Plastic egg carrier: https://amzn.to/2B7ooeV Powdered eggs: https://amzn.to/2MFxBwl Pardey Offshore Sailing Video Series Sponsor: Galleyware -- Find top-rated nesting cookware,...

Duration:00:09:57

Tips for Going to a Boat Show

8/13/2018
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Boat shows can be huge and overwhelming. It's all too easy to leave and feel that you've missed things you really wanted to see or do. A plan, that's what you need. Carolyn Shearlock tells you how to create one that's perfect for you! NOTE: Carolyn and Nica will be at the Annapolis Sailboat Show -- the booth is right beside the gin barge. They'll also be at the Women Who Sail gathering Friday night at 5PM on the Pusser's rooftop, and are both teaching at Cruiser's University. Hope to see...

Duration:00:08:31

Why We Cruise

8/9/2018
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Boat work seems endless. Every now and then, though, it’s critical to go sailing. Sponsor: Mahalo Sailing Offering private and group charters in exotic locations, Mahalo Sailing will feed your cruising dreams with practical knowledge, education and incredible scenery. Join us for the adventure of a lifetime! Use coupon code ALOHA18 for a $50 discount. Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

Duration:00:05:20

Anchoring for 50 Knots

8/6/2018
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Dragging anchor is no fun. At best, you end up on deck in less than ideal conditions -- often the middle of the night and/or a squall. At worst, there's boat damage and injury to people. By always anchoring as if we know it'll blow 50, we're ready for the times it does. Here, Carolyn Shearlock explains their technique. Links: Mantus Anchor: https://amzn.to/2Of33BX Mantus Chain Hook for 1/4" chain: https://amzn.to/2vmcM2l Sena Bluetooth headsets ("My Team Talks"):...

Duration:00:10:31

Project Creep Weekend

8/2/2018
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Boat projects creep, sometimes taking 10 times as long as you expected! Links: Garboard plug (dinghy plug): https://amzn.to/2KjZYOP Brass garboard plug (dinghy plug assembly): https://amzn.to/2Av8T05 Laser dolly: https://amzn.to/2LIeLYW Sponsor: GoSunstove.com Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life. Use coupon code Galley2018 to save 10% on any order through...

Duration:00:04:51

Can't Buy Safety

7/31/2018
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With the myriad of so-called safety gear being promoted by manufacturer and sailing magazine, how do you choose what you actually need without sinking your cruising budget? Lin Pardey, who after more than 200,000 miles of voyaging is still heading off across oceans and evaluating offshore gear, shares her thoughts on how to evaluate potential safety gear. Links (Amazon): Mustang Inflatable PFD with Harness -- hydrostatic so doesn't inflate in rain or spray https://amzn.to/2AkkUoR Capable...

Duration:00:08:19

Faking It

7/30/2018
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How do you cope when things have you more than a little nervous? Can you turn the mood to one of calmness or fun? Carolyn Shearlock explains what she does in this exact situation. Sponsor: Shambala Sailing Adventures, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at CaptainSuky@gmail.com; mention this podcast for 10% off. Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

Duration:00:05:37