The Boat Galley-logo

The Boat Galley

Education Podcasts

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

Boat Salt & Pepper Shakers

11/28/2022
Salt can become a clumpy mess on a boat. But tight sealing shakers cane make a huge difference. These are our favorites. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Tupperware Salt & Pepper Shakers (Amazon) Double Zipper Freezer Bags (Amazon) Lock & Lock Storage Boxes (Amazon) Rubbermaid Lock-It Food Storage Container (Amazon) Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! The Boat...

Duration:00:04:27

Misery is Optional

11/24/2022
Weather rules all is easy to understand academically. It can be more challenging when you’re gearing up for a passage. A look at how weather can affect decisions. Links: Sailing Totem Salty Dawg Sailing Association Chris Parker Weather Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! 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...

Duration:00:12:09

Understanding Food Labels

11/21/2022
Do you or members of your crew suffer from food allergies? Then food labels are your friend. Here’s what you need to know to get the best information. Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by ugo wear. Ugo has the only waterproof, floating phone and tablet cases using dry suit zipper technology. Invest in your safety because if you don’t protect you can’t connect! Your electronics are fully functional while inside and there’s plenty...

Duration:00:04:49

Parking the Cruiser’s Car

11/17/2022
A couple of important things to remember about tying your dinghy to a public dock. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Dinghy Locking Cable (Amazon) Padlock (Amazon) Mantus Dinghy Anchor Kit Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today's episode of the Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Seaworthy Goods, creator and maker of PortVisor...

Duration:00:06:35

Get More From a Hanging Locker

11/14/2022
Do you really need so much room for hanging clothes on your boat? if not, our solution might be a good change for your hanging locker. Here’s an easy DIY method to gain better storage. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Rubbermaid Heavy-Duty Bin (Amazon) Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Marmara Imports. Their...

Duration:00:04:37

Up That Heart Rate!

11/10/2022
Getting cardio exercise on while cruising can be as simple as up and down. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Neoprene Dumbbell Weights (Amazon) Resistance Bands (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by TeakGuardProducts.com. Looking to refinish your boat’s teak with a minimum...

Duration:00:03:59

Thanksgiving on the Boat

11/7/2022
Worried that Thanksgiving on the boat just won’t feel the same if you can’t make all of your favorite recipes? It won’t. But it can still be fun, festive, and delicious. 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) Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by ugo wear. Ugo has the only waterproof,...

Duration:00:05:51

No Second Sink?

11/3/2022
A dish pan sized to fit a dish drying rack is a great solution for the times when you need a second sink - or you’re happy letting dishes air dry, even when it’s rough! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Expandable Drying Rack (Amazon) Dish Pan (Amazon) Silicone Drying Mat (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today’s episode of...

Duration:00:07:03

Do You Need an Airpot Onboard?

10/31/2022
An airpot, like any good thermos, can be great for keeping cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot. But its convenient spout system makes it less likely to spill—always a benefit while cruising. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Update International 2.2 L Stainless Steel Lever-Top Airpot (Amazon) Update International 2.5 Liter Lever Top Airpot (Amazon) Zojirushi 1-Gallon...

Duration:00:09:24

Hard Top Rationale

10/27/2022
Protection from wind and spray helps us be comfortable offshore. A hard dodger adds some extra benefits we really appreciate. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Stainless Steel Hand Holds (Amazon) White HDPE Boat Board - Coosa Board (Amazon) Sailrite (for sewing machines and a wide range of supplies) Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley...

Duration:00:06:46

Why to Use Flexible Cutting Sheets

10/24/2022
Avoid cross-contamination. Move the items you’ve chopped without them flying all over the boat. And all without taking up lots of room? Yes, please. Flexible cutting sheets belong in every galley. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Norpro Colored Flexible Cutting Sheets (Amazon) Norpro White Flexible Cutting Sheets (Amazon) Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! The...

Duration:00:05:19

Favorite Recipes from Calypso’s Galley

10/20/2022
Three favorites that I reach for time and time again, from the house marinade to carrots and the special ingredient for homemade pizza I call crack. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Kikkoman Light Soy Sauce (Amazon) Kuhn Rikon Garlic Press (Amazon) Flatiron Pepper Flakes Carrot Side Dish Recipe Video Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley...

Duration:00:08:11

Tips for Boat Schooling

10/17/2022
Taking your kids cruising but not a teacher? These tips will help you be the teacher your children need. Links: Boat School Coaching - Sample Lesson Plan Request Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! 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...

Duration:00:09:58

Boat Show Optimization

10/13/2022
From attitude to water bottles, some tips on how to make the most of your boat show experience. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): United States Sailboat Show Tickets Hydro Flask Water Bottle (Amazon) Lock & Lock Snack Containers (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today's episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by...

Duration:00:08:32

Stay Onboard in a Hurricane?

10/10/2022
We stayed onboard our boat when Category 1 Marty passed directly over. And I’d never do it again. But you have to make your own decision. And these are the factors 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): Comprehensive Hurricane Prep for Boaters Course Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by ugo...

Duration:00:09:22

DIY On Board

10/6/2022
Make a workable router table with some clamps and a 2x4. 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) Quick Clamps (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today's episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Sailrite, the one-stop shop for all your DIY canvas and upholstery projects. From heavy-duty, portable sewing...

Tower Stand-Up Paddle Boards

10/3/2022
Not everyone has room for a stand up paddle board on their cruising boat. But if it’s inflatable? Then perhaps you can find a spot for it. Here’s what you need to know. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Tower Stand-Up Paddle Board Website 10’4" Tower Stand-Up Paddle Board (Amazon) Tower 12 volt Pump (Amazon) Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! This episode of The...

Duration:00:07:42

5 Gallons to Happiness

9/29/2022
Why we think 3 buckets are essential to making life on the hard less onerous. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): 5 Gallon Bucket - 3 Pack (Amazon) Hose for Sink Thru-Hull (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by MantusMarine.com, maker of the Mantus anchor, now available in...

Duration:00:07:09

Comfort Factor

9/22/2022
A discussion of natural and mechanical ways to help air move more efficiently 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): PortVisor Caframo Fans (Amazon) Breeze Bandit Wind Scoop Cruiser's University Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today's episode of the Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Seaworthy Goods, creator and maker of...

Duration:00:08:58

Simple Sauce for Anything

9/15/2022
Versatility in recipes is a good thing. This sauce is good on almost anything you can think of - and it comes together in seconds. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Immersion Blender (Amazon) Garlic Press (Amazon) Cruisers University Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by...

Duration:00:06:49