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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

Are Your Solar Lights Failing?

6/1/2020
If your solar lights aren’t working as well as they used to, it may not be time to get rid of them. Check the battery. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Solar Kandle Rail Lights (Amazon) Ni-MH Rechargeable Batteries (Amazon) This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Ugo. Ugo is the only waterproof, floating phone case using dry suit zipper technology....

Duration:00:04:58

Double Duty Pantry Supplies

5/28/2020
No room for weights for an onboard fitness routine? They're already there! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): TRX system (Amazon) Resistance bands (Amazon) Sliders (Amazon) Dumbbells (Amazon) A workout for on board Nica email Carolyn email This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Sea-Tech Systems, experts in cruiser communications. Introducing the...

Duration:00:08:41

Celebrating the Sunset

5/25/2020
Cruisers have lots of little traditions. Some of the best involve celebrating the sun going down. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Glow sticks (Amazon) Colored Luci lights (Amazon) Unbreakable wine glasses (Amazon) This episode of The Boat Galley podcast is sponsored by FastSeas.com. Budget-friendly weather routing and passage planning for cruisers, by a cruiser. Plan...

Duration:00:05:40

Springboard for Meal Ideas

5/21/2020
Seeing some of the many ways you can use pantry ingredients is key to flexible cooking. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): The Boat Galley cookbook (Amazon) My favorite curry powder (Amazon) Hand blender/small food processor (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by SpotlessStainless.com, the safe, fast and easy way to...

Duration:00:10:06

Coping with Seasickness

5/18/2020
Anyone can get seasick under the right conditions. Here are the tips that help if it happens to you. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Electrolyte supplements for rehydration - sugar free (Amazon) Electrolyte drink powder for rehydration (Amazon) Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Saving to Sail. Whether you want to start a blog or online...

Duration:00:10:35

Matching Finishes

5/14/2020
It can be hard to mimic existing interior work on board. Finding a shortcut helps. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Router (Amazon) Router bits (Amazon) Bead board panel (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email This episode of the Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Infinity, the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has...

Duration:00:09:02

Choosing a Galley Stove

5/11/2020
Size, power, ovens, and more. Have you thought of all the factors that go into choosing the best galley stove for you? Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): The Boat Galley on Facebook Flame tamer heat diffuser (Amazon) This episode of the Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Infinity, the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity...

Duration:00:09:33

A Not-Fatal Provisioning Mistake

5/7/2020
Provisioning is all about stocking up efficiently. The dollar figure shouldn't always be the driving force. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Types of rice Mayonnaise (Amazon) Lock n lock containers (Amazon) Quart size wide mouth jars (Amazon) Plastic screw lids for jars (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by...

Duration:00:06:47

Cost of Preparing to Cruise

4/30/2020
What are some of the budget items you might think about when you're planning to cruise? Getting the boat how you want it can be an expensive undertaking. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Self-tailing winches (Amazon) Electronics package (Amazon) Defender GoPro camera (Amazon) High heat sealant tape (Amazon) Sink (Amazon) Soldering iron (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn...

Duration:00:09:35

Getting Rid of Too Much Boat Stuff

4/27/2020
We started out with way too much stuff on our boat. But looking at our stuff with new eyes helped us make important choices to free up space (and weight). Links: Where to donate different extra items This episode of the Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by 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 environments. Each of their products is...

Duration:00:06:51

Decisions Decisions Decisions

4/23/2020
When a simple project takes all day--because of the decisions you have to make to do it. Links: Nica email Carolyn email Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by MantusMarine.com, maker of the Mantus anchor, now available in models with and without a roll bar. Proven to set reliably in the most challenging bottoms, the Mantus anchor digs like no other, making anchoring safer and boating more enjoyable. Mantus Marine brings to market practical, durable and affordable...

Duration:00:06:59

When You Need a Third Hand

4/20/2020
Some boat jobs are impossible without a third hand. Here’s how to manage them without making yourself and your crew crazy. This episode of the Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by 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 environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them...

Duration:00:05:06

Essential Questions

4/16/2020
Accomplishment, timing, and escape - one of these three has nothing to do with cruising. All of them, though, help you think about this new lifestyle in a different way. Links: Nica email Carolyn email This episode of the Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by 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 environments. Each of their products is...

Duration:00:08:32

The Go-To Boat Mechanics Guide

4/13/2020
This guide has given us the info and confidence to do all kinds of boat electrical and mechanical tasks. You need to have a copy on board too. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual: How to Maintain, Repair and Improve Your Boat’s Essential Systems by Nigel Calder (Amazon) Sailboat Maintenance Manual by Don Casey (Amazon) This...

Duration:00:07:12

Four Letter Words

4/9/2020
One simple four letter word can provide inspiration and hope. Hint: it's not a curse word! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Sink we're installing on Calypso (Amazon) Sails (Zoom sails through Jamie Gifford on Sailing Totem) Nica email Carolyn email Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by TeakGuard, from AllGuard Products.com. Looking to refinish...

Duration:00:05:58

Using Your Dinghy Kill Switch

4/6/2020
Do you avoid using your dinghy kill switch after stopping your engine unexpectedly? There’s an answer for that. Here’s what I do. This episode of the Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by 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 environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology,...

Duration:00:04:51

Prep Your Boat's Sales Listing

4/4/2020
You want your boat for sale to catch the eye. But you also want to attract the right buyer. Here are some tips to help. Links: Sailboatlistings.com - a popular site for DIY boat sellers Yachtworld.com - popular site for brokerage boats for sale This episode of the Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by 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...

Duration:00:13:29

Comprehensive Project List

4/2/2020
Listing all the work you need to do is the first step in organizing it. Here's an easy way to get it straight. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Nica's website Vesper AIS unit Storage bins for organization (Amazon) Galley foot pump (Amazon) LED light strips (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email This episode of the Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Infinity, the most...

Duration:00:07:15

Build Your Ditch Bag

3/30/2020
Whether cruising nearshore or crossing oceans, you need a ditch bag. Here’s what we put in ours with some ideas for creating your own. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Garmin InReach SE+ Handheld Communicator (Amazon) Ditch Bag Items in our Amazon Store (Amazon) Eating Well is now pay-what-you-can-afford FREE to $19. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and...

Duration:00:13:49

Cruising Practice in a Pandemic

3/26/2020
Cruising is a new lifestyle. So is living during this pandemic. Here are 3 key skills to rely on! Links: Nica's website Great post on how to deal with uncertainty Food resources about storing food longer Nica's pdfs on provisioning Data on the virus Nica email Carolyn email This episode of The Boat Galley podcast is sponsored by Morse Alpha Expeditions. Ben & Teresa offer coastal and offshore sail training expeditions designed for sailors at all levels, plus women-only trips! Learn...

Duration:00:18:00