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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

New England - it’s not only Maine!

10/21/2021
4 reasons we can’t wait to get back north next summer Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Eldridge Tides and Currents (Amazon) Tick repellant (Amazon) White socks (Amazon) 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...

Duration:00:10:33

Choose the Right Emergency Contact

10/18/2021
If the worst happens, you want the right emergency contact (or contacts) in your corner. Here’s how to choose. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): EPIRB and Personal Locator Beacon (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 your next passage using...

Duration:00:08:47

Custom Propane Storage

10/14/2021
4 things to consider when making your own propane box. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Propane Locker King Starboard Nica email Carolyn 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...

Duration:00:06:57

Starting to Cruise--Overwhelmed?

10/11/2021
When you’re preparing to cruise, it’s common to feel overwhelmed. Here’s some advice from someone who’s been there to help you relax. Today’s episode of The Boat Galley podcast is sponsored by Boat Life Academy’s brand new course on cruising the intracoastal waterway. Are you stressing about your ICW cruise? Relax! Learn to plan your trip, stay off the shoals, get groceries with ease, handle the radio like a pro, and love every minute of this iconic trip. All this and more at Boat Life...

Duration:00:08:51

FOMO is Real but It Doesn’t Matter

10/7/2021
When we didn’t make it to all the hot cruising spots, we found some incredible ones we’d not expected. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Thimble Islands Maine Cruising Guide (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email 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...

Duration:00:07:07

Emergency Info - Keep it Available

10/4/2021
If something went wrong your boat, would a guest or stranger know what to do? They can. If you make important emergency info available--and easy to find. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Self-Laminating Sheets (Amazon) 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...

Duration:00:06:08

Essential Weather Lessons

9/30/2021
Understanding weather is key to safe and comfortable cruising. Don’t press your luck! Links: National Hurricane Center Windy - Wind Prediction App National Marine Weather Service Nica email Carolyn email 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 your next passage using FastSeas.com. Whether you are after speed or comfort, FastSeas will find the optimum route to...

Duration:00:11:29

Check Your Gear!

9/27/2021
To stay safe, don’t forget to check your gear before you need to rely on it. Do it regularly. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Boat Galley Log Book (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! Our non-toxic, water-based...

Duration:00:06:42

Registering an EPIRB

9/23/2021
Practical tips on how to register your boat’s locator beacon Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): NOAA Registration Site EPIRB (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

Duration:00:06:51

Gulf Stream Info for Planning

9/20/2021
To plan a safe, efficient, and comfortable crossing of the Gulf Stream, you need information. Here’s how to find it. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Passage Weather Website Florida to Bahamas Gulf Stream Map Gulfstream Routing Service Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Marine Electronics Advisor, a service from Sea-Tech Systems. Get unlimited...

Duration:00:05:31

Projects to Move By!

9/16/2021
When the cruising season is waning, and you want to move, you need to really narrow the list of projects that have to be done to get sailing. They fall into 1 of 4 categories, mostly. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): InReach Satellite Communicator (Amazon) Fire Extinguisher (Amazon) EPIRB (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Today’s episode of The Boat Galley...

Duration:00:12:21

Does Your Boat Need an Oven?

9/13/2021
An oven is great for baking and roasting meat but it takes up a lot of space. Which do you value more? 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 (Sea Dog Solutions) 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...

Duration:00:07:12

Swat Away!

9/9/2021
You DEFINITELY need a fly swatter! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Fly Swatters (Amazon) Bug Assault (Amazon) Electronic Fly Swatter (Amazon) Boat Galley Courses, Books, and References Nica email Carolyn email First though, are you going to the Annapolis Sailboat Show? If so, be sure to stop by The Boat Galley booth and meet Nica and me. Easy way to find us...

Duration:00:06:59

Make a Float Plan - The Easy Way

9/6/2021
A float plan only helps you stay safe if you include the right information and put it into the right hands. Learn what every cruiser needs to know about creating good float plans. Links: Coast Guard Auxiliary Float Plan PDF 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...

Duration:00:08:22

Paperwork Pandemonium

9/2/2021
Documentation? Registration? Which do I need! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): USCG Documentation Site 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...

Duration:00:09:33

How to Hire a Diver

8/30/2021
If you’re going to rely on someone else to clean your boat bottom or replace your zincs, here’s what you need to know to get the best job. Links: Courses & other resources for cruisers Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

Duration:00:07:52

Last Second Hustle and Bustle

8/26/2021
Even though we had an additional 4 days on the hard, we still had to scramble to be ready to splash! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Painter's tape (Amazon) Zinc spray (Amazon) Transducer paint (Amazon) Knife magnets (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Today’s episode is sponsored by Magma Products, makers of the best grills and cookware for your boat. Cook for...

Duration:00:05:32

Getting Your Propane Burner Lit

8/23/2021
If you’ve never done it, lighting a propane stove can be a challenge. Learn what you have to do and why it keeps you safe. Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Marine Depot Direct, your source for affordable quality stainless steel hardware. Upgrade your boat with marine grade stainless steel hardware and accessories like Portlights, Deck Hatches, Thru Hulls and much more! Make your boat restoration easy and affordable. Use coupon code BG15 for 15% off your first...

Duration:00:05:00

Hailing Port

8/19/2021
We finally realize we can choose where home is. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): BoatUS Lettering NVDC FAQ Nica email Carolyn email Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Marine Electronics Advisor, a service from Sea-Tech Systems. Get unlimited expert advice as you upgrade and maintain your boat’s electronic and communications systems. Got...

Duration:00:06:35

When You Need an Emergency Toilet!

8/16/2021
When your head goes down, you need to be prepared. These backpacking toilets take up little room and are handy to have on board. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Cleanwaste Wag Bag Toilet Kits (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?...

Duration:00:05:34