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What To Do With My Stuff?

2/21/2019
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One of the biggest decisions (after you decide to go cruising!) is what to do with your stuff. The cost factor isn't that simple! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Blog post on selling the house: https://www.fit2sail.com/countdown-to-cruising/sellornotsell Downsizing course: https://savingtosail.teachable.com/p/downsizing-for-a-life-afloat/?affcode=94569_1_9xc4rc Email...

Duration:00:10:33

Bilge Alarms

2/18/2019
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Learn why a bilge alarm is necessary and the types of alarms available. Choose the right one for your boat. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): 12 volt 85 decibel alarm - https://amzn.to/2MBpm5m (Amazon) 9-volt battery water alarm - https://amzn.to/2Mwt3sS (Amazon) Wi-Fi Water Level Sensor with buzzer and email/text alerts - https://amzn.to/2FY8pAF (Amazon) Sponsor:...

Duration:00:07:27

When Are You Ready To Leave?

2/14/2019
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A question everyone wants to ask is "when are you leaving?" This can be hard to answer - but here are some practial tips to consider. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo - https://amzn.to/2GIUEGe (Amazon) This Old Boat by Don Casey - https://amzn.to/2GF6b9B (Amazon) Best Books for Soon-To-Be Cruisers -...

Duration:00:10:59

Lithium Batteries

2/11/2019
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Learn the advantages of lithium batteries on a boat and how to decide if they are worth the cost. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Sea Tek Marine - Alex Miller https://seatekmarine.com/ Sponsor: Shambala Sailing Adventures (https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/), offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from...

Duration:00:14:32

Weather Wisdom

2/7/2019
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New cruisers often don't understand why weather is so important. When you move your house with you, you learn fast why you should care. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): FastSeas (weather routing service): www.fastseas.com Garden sprayer shower: https://amzn.to/2WLQC5O (Amazon) Sink nozzle for sprayer: https://amzn.to/2tas4FR (Amazon) Sponsor: Rainman Watermakers and...

Duration:00:07:35

Your Cruising Library

2/4/2019
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The best books for learning about cruising and to keep as reference books once you're out there. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Voyaging with Kids https://amzn.to/2PAvIpu (Amazon) Get Real, Get Gone: How to Become a Modern Sea Gypsy and Sail Away Forever https://amzn.to/2MLqhQN (Amazon) How NOT to Buy a Cruising Boat https://amzn.to/2D45XFM (Amazon) Don Casey’s...

Duration:00:10:56

Why Flexibility Matters on Board

1/31/2019
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Being able to take care of your boat involves many factors. Being in shape is just one! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Is Cruising Healthy (podcast link): https://theboatgalley.com/cruising-really-healthy/ Screwdriver for tight quarters: https://amzn.to/2TiDser (Amazon) Headlamp: https://amzn.to/2B8fETj (Amazon) Blog post about our interior renovation: ...

Duration:00:07:58

The Mental Aspect of Cruising

1/28/2019
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Exhausted by cruising? It's not just the physical labor. Learn more and how to cope. Sponsor: SeaTech Systems (https://sea-tech.com/), offering cruiser-tested solutions for weather, navigation, and communications. Sea-Tech’s solutions include satellite internet, wifi, cellular, and SSB. What’s more, Sea-Tech offers DIY electronics consulting with custom wiring diagrams and professional advice for your electronics DIY installation and integration projects. As a bonus, The Boat Galley Podcast...

Duration:00:10:13

First Steps to Fiberglass Success

1/24/2019
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Learn the 6 key steps to successfully work with fiberglass. It's painting and pressing (wear your gloves, though.) Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): West System Epoxy: https://amzn.to/2U5mWyb (Amazon) Respirator: https://amzn.to/2U5RFuW (Amazon) Gloves: https://amzn.to/2RWZoym (Amazon) Body suit for fiberglass work: https://amzn.to/2sELkva (Amazon) Roller for...

Duration:00:11:53

Is Cruising Right For Me?

1/21/2019
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Seven things to think about as you are contemplating cruising, whether on weekends or heading out around the world. Sponsor: Shambala Sailing Adventures (https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/), 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:00:11:48

Holidays On Board

1/17/2019
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Celebrating holidays without family is better when you are connected! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Chacachacare, Trinidad: https://www.caribbean-beat.com/issue-43/once-upon-island-chacachacare#axzz5ccUivl1y Sponsor: Quahog Bay Bedding, offering custom bedding for your boat-shaped mattress. Make making the bed on board easy and fast with cinchfit bedding, coordinated...

Duration:00:10:17

What to Do with the Ditch Bag

1/14/2019
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You never want to need your ditch bag. Should you need it though, you'll need it instantly. Plan where to put it with these considerations. Links: What's in the Ditch Bag? https://theboatgalley.com/ditch-bag/ Paracord https://amzn.to/2SLTrkO SOLAS reflective tape https://amzn.to/2M4vzGH Sponsor: Quahog Bay Bedding, offering custom bedding for your boat-shaped mattress. Make making the bed on board easy and fast with Cinchfit bedding, coordinated with blankets and toppers. Sleeping on...

Duration:00:05:44

Boat Project Basics

1/10/2019
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Replacing a boat part? Don't be daunted! There are really only 5 steps to success! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Project Creep (associated podcast): https://theboatgalley.com/project-creep/ Life Caulk (sealant especially good for boats): https://amzn.to/2C9b7Qk (Amazon) Sponsor: SeaTech Systems (https://sea-tech.com/), offering cruiser-tested solutions for weather...

Duration:00:08:22

What Does Cruising Involve?

1/7/2019
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Everyone's idea of cruising is different. Questions to ask to decide what you -- and your boatmates -- want it to be. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): What Do You Do All Day? (https://theboatgalley.com/what-do-you-do-all-day/ What’s a Day Like? (https://theboatgalley.com/whats-a-day-like-br-podcast-22/) What Does Cruising Cost?...

Duration:00:08:57

The Best Tool for Boat Projects

1/3/2019
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Learn about tools for boat projects - and which one you should not leave without. Hint - you can't buy it at a store. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links.): Screwdrivers: https://amzn.to/2BUGIVV (Amazon) Pliers: https://amzn.to/2Szmd8e (Amazon) Drill: https://amzn.to/2BUHUsn (Amazon) Measuring tape: https://amzn.to/2BTNqve (Amazon) Podcast on inch importance:...

What's an Inverter?

12/31/2018
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Learn how inverters work to let you plug regular household items into your boat's batteries. How to buy and use one that will be perfect for your needs! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): 300 watt Bestek portable pure sine inverter: https://amzn.to/2RetzR3 (note: this is the smallest pure sine wave inverter I can currently find) 1500 watt Power TechOn pure sine wave...

Duration:00:12:59

2 Tips to Start Downsizing

12/27/2018
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Downsizing can be daunting. Start early - and don't forget to celebrate! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Downsizing course: https://savingtosail.teachable.com/courses/downsizing-for-a-life-afloat?affcode=94569_1_9xc4rc Blow up mattress: https://amzn.to/2V7pEVm (Amazon) Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: https://amzn.to/2V7MLyV (Amazon) Blog post about the lake house:...

Duration:00:07:58

Protect Electronics from Lightning

12/24/2018
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Thunderstorms mean lightning, and lightning can hit boats and fry their electronics. Learn how to protect your handheld devices -- GPS, VHF, phone, camera, and iPad -- so you'll be able to get home. Sponsor: GoSun.co (http://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...

Duration:00:05:39

Why Glass is Good to Have On Board

12/20/2018
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There are those who think glass should be banned forever from life on board. Here are 5 reasons you might want to change that thinking. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Stemless wine glasses with a silicone sleeve - https://amzn.to/2ExVtl3 (Amazon) Stemless wine glasses - https://amzn.to/2QXeJyq (Amazon) Wide-mouth Mason jars - https://amzn.to/2QYhxuT (Amazon) West...

Duration:00:08:56

Leaving Your Boat in a Foreign Port

12/18/2018
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You land in the perfect spot to leave your boat while you explore the interior. But now you’re a tourist, not a sailor. Lin Pardey discusses three vital documents you need for hassle-free travel. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): The Capable Cruiser - https://amzn.to/2DQ9A44 (Amazon) Sponsor: Infinity (https://infinitylwv.com/), the most trusted name in woven vinyl...

Duration:00:08:27