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Calypso's Cruising Budget

11/15/2018
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Projected living costs for our upcoming cruise - the what, the why, and the how. 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:00:08:28

How To Store Your Provisions

11/13/2018
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Learn how to keep track of your provisions. Find out if you need a stores list. Plus tips for keeping cans rust free. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew: https://amzn.to/2AOzZNJ Grip-It Non-Slip: https://amzn.to/2SOf4kO Spray Varnish: https://amzn.to/2REkH3M Restaurant Matting: https://amzn.to/2qll9s9 Sponsor: Infinity...

Duration:00:12:32

Cutting the Docklines: Emotions

11/12/2018
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The final weeks or months before full-time cruising are such a tangle of emotions -- sad to be leaving family and friends and excitement to be starting a new adventure. Proof that you're not alone! Sponsor: Marmara Imports (http://www.marmaraimports.com/). Their hand loomed, fair trade, organic cotton Turkish towels are highly absorbent, dry quickly, fold flat and are soft and luxurious: perfect for life aboard! Use coupon code Podcast10 for 10% off any order of $40 or more....

Duration:00:06:31

Unexpected Joys of Varnish Day

11/8/2018
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Three reasons I love varnishing my mast - there's some devil in my attitude! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Epifanes Clear Varnish: https://amzn.to/2OrfEln Marine Bosun's Chair: https://amzn.to/2STqh3V Foam Brushes: https://amzn.to/2JHrrLD Sponsor: Infinity (https://infinitylwv.com/), the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008,...

Duration:00:10:13

Storms at Sea

11/6/2018
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Join Lin Pardey as she shares what it actually feels like aboard a small boat at sea during stormy conditions. Learn how to help your boat ride out strong winds and overcome your fears. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Storm Tactics (Amazon): https://amzn.to/2RGAb7v Parachute Anchor (West Marine): https://fave.co/2OhQQMi Jordan Series Drogue:...

Duration:00:15:48

Having a Microwave on a Boat

11/5/2018
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Three things to consider before deciding to buy a microwave for your boat. The answers to these questions will help you determine if one is right for you. Links: Inverters 101 Running a Microwave on an Inverter 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 environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade...

Duration:00:07:51

Find Community Before You Cruise

11/1/2018
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Planning to go cruising can mean keeping an important secret. How can you find people who will keep the secret, share your excitement, and help you prep? Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Women Who Sail An Embarrassment of Mangoes (Amazon) Cruisers University Sponsor: Marmara Imports. Their hand loomed, fair trade, organic cotton Turkish towels are highly absorbent, dry...

Duration:00:10:38

Skills for Cruising: Google

10/30/2018
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There is so much to learn about cruising, your boat and its systems. But I'll bet you never thought about what has become an essential skill in order to find the information you need: effective Google techniques. Listen in for some of my best tips. Links: 20 Tips to Use Google More Efficiently Sponsor: Marmara Imports. Their hand loomed, fair trade, organic cotton Turkish towels are highly absorbent, dry quickly, fold flat and are soft and luxurious: perfect for life aboard! Use coupon...

Duration:00:06:30

I Am Cruising with Diabetes

10/29/2018
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A diagnosis of diabetes doesn't mean that you can't still go cruising and have adventures. Here's how I'm doing it. A guide to cruising with diabetes. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links; The Boat Galley earns on qualifying purchases): Reversing Type 2 Diabetes - YouTube Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution (Amazon) Type 2 Diabetes Straight Talk (Facebook group; you have to request membership) Type1Grit (Facebook group; must request membership) for Type 1 diabetics diaVerge Diabetes...

Duration:00:18:18

Reflections on the US Sailboat Show

10/25/2018
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Deciding why to attend a boat show can be tough. The best reason has nothing to do with boats or boat parts, and everything to do with the rest of the show. Links: Good Old Boat magazine Cruisers University Women Who Sail Sponsor: Good Old Boat magazine. For 20 years, Good Old Boat has been the sailing magazine for those who maintain, upgrade, and enjoy their own sailboats. Go to goodoldboat.com to learn more. When you're ready to subscribe, enter coupon code PODCAST18 for an extra...

Duration:00:10:40

Thoughts on Navigation

10/23/2018
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Modern navigation equipment has made cruising so much easier, but has it made it safer? Lin Pardey ponders on exactly this as she describes how, after sailing more than 190,000 miles using traditional navigation, i.e. a sextant and stopwatch plus hand-bearing compass, she and Larry sail through the Line Islands using GPS. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases): Garmin GPSMAP 78sc Waterproof Marine GPS and Chartplotter...

Duration:00:07:47

Your New Boat Checklist

10/22/2018
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Buying a boat can be stressful, and it's easy to forget a piece of paperwork or legal requirement. Stay on top of it all with this checklist. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases): New Boat Checklist (PDF download) Basic lifejackets, more comfortable ones and throwables (Amazon) Fire blanket (Amazon) Electronic flare (Amazon) Sponsor: Good Old Boat magazine. For 20 years, Good Old Boat has been the sailing...

Duration:00:07:40

Cruising Budget Lessons

10/18/2018
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7 learned-while-cruising lessons that are helping us get our budget set for next time! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): You Need a Budget (YNAB) Monthly planner (Amazon) Anchors (Amazon) Clothes wringer (Amazon) Marmara Imports towels (best boat towels ever!) Sponsor: Infinity, the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008,...

Duration:00:09:57

8 Thoughts for Guests

10/16/2018
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Having guests on the boat is different than having guests stay in your house, and they need to be prepared. Here's what we share with our guests! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, which means that The Boat Galley Podcast earns on qualifying purchases): Marmara towels (the BEST ever boat (or boat-visiting) towels: www.marmaraimports.com PFD: https://amzn.to/2CGVkuV (Amazon) Soft-sided luggage: https://amzn.to/2ymgn1T (Amazon) Reef-safe sunscreen: https://amzn.to/2yidDm3...

Duration:00:07:04

Redundancy on a Boat

10/15/2018
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You can't just take a whole second boat with you. Learn how to choose the RIGHT spares to keep your boat going. Links: Nigel Calder: Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual 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:00:07:13

Hurricane Prep

10/11/2018
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Learn about our decision making and understand what we did to prepare our boat for Hurricane Florence. It's not all simple! Links: National Hurricane Center: www.nhc.noaa.gov National Weather Service: www.weather.gov Windy: www.windy.com Chris Parker: https://www.mwxc.com Fishing Bay Yacht Club: www.fbyc.net Boat US recommendations: https://www.boatus.com/seaworthy/hurricane/default.asp Sponsor: Good Old Boat magazine. For 20 years, Good Old Boat has been the sailing magazine for...

Duration:00:06:21

Three Jury Rigging Ideas

10/9/2018
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You are five days out of Bermuda. A shroud breaks, your mast threatens to come down. Few cruisers can imagine a worse scenario. Join Lin Pardey as she relates how two different cruising crews faced this exact situation and came up with jury rigging that let them sail their boats onward without calling for outside assistance. Sponsor: Shambala Sailing Adventures, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon....

Duration:00:07:13

Downsizing to Move Aboard

10/8/2018
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Selling it all and sailing off into the sunset sounds so romantic. And then you start thinking about the reality. WHERE do you start? HOW do you do it? Links: Downsizing for a Life Afloat Hi-speed photo scanner Both of the above are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases. Sponsor: Marmara Imports. Their hand loomed, fair trade, organic cotton Turkish towels are highly absorbent, dry quickly, fold flat and are soft and luxurious: perfect for...

Duration:00:09:38

Bed Challenges Aboard

10/4/2018
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Learn about the trials and tribulations of making the bed on a small sailboat - and the myths of an un-disturbed v-berth. Sailboat sheets: https://www.quahogbaybedding.com Bristol Channel Cutter: http://www.samlmorse.com/?a=bcc_layouts Cruising in Serrafyn: https://amzn.to/2ObnEuC (Amazon) Video: https://youtu.be/0jgxbjuXpjw As an Amazon affiliate, The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualified sales through the Amazon link above. Sponsor: Mahalo Sailing.com. Offering private and group...

Duration:00:06:18

Filling Up the Black Box

10/1/2018
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Engine checks and maintenance can be a pain to do, and it's easy to put them off until we have a problem. Listen in for a story of why that may not be the best approach. Links John Vigor's Black Box Theory Sponsor: Good Old Boat magazine. For 20 years, Good Old Boat has been the sailing magazine for those who maintain, upgrade, and enjoy their own sailboats. Go to goodoldboat.com to learn more. When you're ready to subscribe, enter coupon code PODCAST18 for an extra issue on your...

Duration:00:07:24