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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

How to Make Coffee on a Boat

1/25/2021
If you’re a coffee fanatic, you’ll need to figure out how to get your fix on board. These are the questions you need 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): Starbucks Instant Coffee (Amazon) Manual Drip System (Amazon) Thermal French Press System (Amazon) Electric Percolator (Amazon) Today's episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Julie Bradley, best...

Duration:00:06:44

Evaluating Phone Plans

1/21/2021
Choosing a cell plan can be overwhelming. Here are three questions to consider before signing on the dotted line. Links: Mint Mobile Google Fi Cricket Tracfone Carolyn email Nica email This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Sea-Tech Systems, experts in cruiser communications. Introducing the Narwhal Connect, a complete internet and calling solution for your boat. With plug-and-play wifi, cellular, and satellite, it's the only system designed to give you...

Duration:00:09:51

Make Your Boat Fridge Efficient

1/18/2021
Energy is precious onboard. Don’t waste it cooling your food. Make your boat refrigerator more efficient. This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by 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 code Podcast10 for 10% off any order of $40 or more. Marmaraimports.com: more than a towel. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and...

Duration:00:05:13

2x3xInfinity

1/14/2021
If you have a cell phone to capture contact information, are boat cards obsolete? No! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Vistaprint (online source for business cards) Carolyn email Nica 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....

Duration:00:05:26

Storing Produce On Board

1/11/2021
Here’s a few tips to keep your produce lasting longer and tasting fresher. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Eating Well course Vegetable brush (Amazon) Rubbermaid produce saver storage containers (Amazon) Bubble wrap (Amazon) Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

Duration:00:07:27

Protecting Your Eyes

1/7/2021
Everyone wants to know what the best sunglasses are. It’s not about brand, but about features. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Maui Jim Sunglasses (Amazon) Costa sunglasses (Amazon) Chums - sunglass leashes (Amazon) Croakies (Amazon) Carolyn email Nica email This episode of The Boat Galley podcast is sponsored by FastSeas.com. Budget-friendly weather...

Duration:00:05:49

Canned Meat Tips

1/4/2021
Canned meat is convenient on a boat. It can also be delicious. If you use it the right way. 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 marine products, including:...

Duration:00:05:47

Making It Up As We Go Along

12/31/2020
Flexibility is important. So is having a general set of parameters to work from. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): St Pierre and Miquelon Cruising guide to Maine (Amazon) Crash Course on Cruising Carolyn email Nica email Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

Duration:00:08:16

Sleepless on Your Boat?

12/28/2020
New cruisers often find themselves deprived of sleep. It’s normal. But you don’t have to get used to it. Here’s my ideas to help you sleep better on 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): Memory Foam Mattress Topper (Amazon) Waterproof Mattress Protector (Amazon) This episode of The Boat Galley podcast is sponsored by FastSeas.com. Budget-friendly weather routing...

Duration:00:09:06

Dealing With The Lonelies

12/24/2020
One hard part of cruising is being away from friends and family at the holidays. Here are 5 suggestions about how to handle the loneliness. Links: Trader Joes (find a local store) Homemade cracker recipe Carolyn email Nica email Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by MyIslandWifi, your go to source for secure Bahamas internet. Planning on a visit to the Bahamas and wanting the security of unlimited wifi? Look no further! Featuring monthly plans with no...

Duration:00:09:46

Coping with the Heat

12/21/2020
Hot flashes are tough in the tropics. So is just regular heat. Here are my best tips for staying cool when you feel really hot. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Reusable Gel Ice Pack (Amazon) Aquabot Pressurized Sprayer (Amazon) Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Saving to Sail. Whether you want to start a blog or online business, get paid to...

Duration:00:05:50

Boat Coat

12/17/2020
Make your own winter boat cover - tested DIY instructions. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): PVC pipe (Amazon) End fittings for PVC pipe (Amazon) Clothesline for lashing (Amazon) Tarps (Amazon) Boat shade cover Carolyn email Nica email Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by MyIslandWifi, your go to source for secure Bahamas...

Duration:00:09:46

How to Use a Solar Shower

12/14/2020
A solar shower gives you piping hot water and it doesn’t fill your head and living areas with moisture. Here’s how to use one. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Advanced Elements Solar Shower (Amazon) 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...

Duration:00:07:21

Seeking Equilibrium

12/10/2020
Despite what you might think, life doesn’t have to be all or nothing. Links: Carolyn email Nica email This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Ugo. Ugo is the only waterproof, floating phone case using dry suit zipper technology. Invest in your safety because if you don’t protect you can’t connect! Your phone is fully functional and there’s plenty of room for your keys, cash and cards. To get the only dry bag on the market with ZERO phone fails visit www.ugowear.com. ugo...

Duration:00:07:03

Single Ice Cubes

12/7/2020
If you don't have room in your boat freezer for large ice cube trays, or if you don't want to spring for expensive, vertical trays, I have just the answer 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): Silicone popsicle molds (Amazon) This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Sea-Tech Systems, experts in cruiser communications. Introducing the Narwhal Connect, a...

Duration:00:06:04

System Maintenance

12/3/2020
Having the funds to go cruising might come down to understanding how to keep sight of your goals. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Money Mustache forum Carolyn email Nica email This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Quahog Bay Bedding, offering custom bedding for your boat-shaped mattress. Perfect, snug fit every time with our cinchfit system!...

Duration:00:05:19

Have Fun with the Locals

11/30/2020
When you get off the boat to attend local events, cruising becomes even more fun. These are some of our favorite experiences. Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by SpotlessStainless.com, the safe, fast and easy way to remove rust and protect your marine stainless steel. Brush on, wait 30 minutes, and rinse off this environmentally friendly gel - no scrubbing required! Brush on Spotless Stainless; remove rust. It’s that simple! Use coupon code BG20 for an exclusive 20%...

Duration:00:05:47

Project Dance

11/26/2020
Working on your boat is hard. Here are 3 tips to make it easier. Links: Carolyn email Nica email Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Pantry in Paradise. As cruisers, we’ve all experienced “LOB”, or lost on board. You know you have something, like a can of mushroom soup, but you just can’t find it. Enter Pantry in Paradise, your go-to app for galley management. Pantry in Paradise tracks your provisions, where they’re stored, and creates your next shopping...

Duration:00:07:10

Hand Laundry on a Boat

11/23/2020
If you don’t have a washing machine onboard, you’ll probably need to hand wash. But there are ways to make it easier. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Hand-powered Washing Wand (Amazon) Washboard (Amazon) Wonder Wash Hand Crank Washer (Amazon) Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Saving to Sail. Whether you want to start a blog or online business,...

Duration:00:09:55

A Matter of Love

11/19/2020
All practicalities aside, there is one essential factor in the boat decision. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Lin and Larry Pardey books (Amazon) This Old Boat (Amazon) Carolyn email Nica 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...

Duration:00:05:37