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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 Keep Stuff From Sliding

12/6/2021
Tired of dishes sliding down the counter? Pet bowls skidding down the sole? Or game nights were cards won’t stay put? Here are 4 easy ways to keep anything from sliding. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Oxo Good Grips Cutting Board (Amazon) Con-Tact Washable Placemats Non-Stick Shelf Liner (Amazon) Gorilla Slip Rug Pad (Amazon) Silicone Sealant (Amazon) Sticky Pads...

Duration:00:05:49

Hauling Out IS Cruising

12/2/2021
Reality check about going cruising and needing to miss some fun for projects. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): 3M 4200 (Amazon) Sander (Amazon) 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...

Duration:00:08:26

Keeping Food in a Cooler

11/29/2021
No fridge? No problem. You can do quite well using a cooler to keep food. Just follow a few tips to keep things cold, easy-to-find, and not soggy from melting ice. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Covered Wire Shelf Organizers (Amazon) Small, Sterlite Storage Bins (Amazon) Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by MantusMarine.com, maker of the Mantus...

Duration:00:06:45

Cruising Annapolis

11/25/2021
A few details about life in Annapolis when you’re visiting by water Links: Annapolis Harbor Master 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 your destination. Use coupon code BG20 for an exclusive 10% discount. FastSeas - making...

Duration:00:08:59

Storing Drinks in your Boat Fridge

11/22/2021
In hot climates, you’ll want and need cold drinks. But don’t waste energy. Do a little pre-planning to make storing cold drinks in your boat refrigerator much more efficient. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Dremel Rotary Tool (Amazon) Drink Can Organizer (Amazon) Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by MantusMarine.com, maker of the Mantus anchor,...

Duration:00:05:47

The Sundowner Tradition

11/18/2021
A few reasons cruisers bring their own drinks when invited over for cocktail hour. 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 Insulated Wine Cup (Amazon) Cooler Bag (Amazon) Bamboo Cutting Board (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Marmara Imports. Their hand loomed, fair trade, organic cotton Turkish...

Duration:00:06:16

Add Insulation to Your Boat Fridge

11/15/2021
In a hot climate, your batteries will use a lot of power on your fridge. Make it a little easier for them. Add some insulation to your refrigerator—the easy way. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Harbinger Durafoam Exercise Mat 3/8″ x 24″ x 72″ - Black (Amazon) Max-Reflector Standard Sunshade (Amazon) Reflectix Foil Insulation (Amazon) Today’s episode of The Boat Galley...

Duration:00:07:03

Testing the New Systems

11/11/2021
Testing all the new stuff, from engine to autopilot, gave us new appreciation for the work we’ve done. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Solar Panels (Amazon) ARB Fridge (Amazon) Marine Toilet (Amazon) 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...

Duration:00:10:13

Best Tips for Using a Baking Stone

11/8/2021
A baking stone is ideal for a boat oven—no more hot spots or unevenly baked items. Here’s how to get the most out of yours. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Pizzacraft 15" Square Baking/Pizza Stone (Amazon) Solido Rectangular Baking Stone 14"x16" (Amazon) Pizza Stone, XL 16" x 14" (Amazon) Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by MantusMarine.com,...

Duration:00:05:34

Newport, RI: More Than Glamour

11/4/2021
A mini cruising guide to Newport, just for cruisers. Links: Newport Harbor Master Cliff Walk Nica email Carolyn email Today’s episode is sponsored by Magma Products, makers of the best grills and cookware for your boat. Cook for a crowd with ease on the Newport Classic grill, or whip up a gourmet meal using cookware that nests to take up less space. Visit magmaproducts.com to learn more. Go beyond the backyard: make the world your kitchen using Magma products. Click to see all...

Duration:00:08:29

Boat Problems Add Up - How to Deal

11/1/2021
One wiring choice led to a chain of events that had us putting out figurative fires for two weeks. Here’s what you can learn from our experience. Links: Rainman Watermakers 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 in extraordinary places, claw through Force 10...

Duration:00:10:09

NYC Transit When the UN is Meeting

10/28/2021
Details on how to go through NYC when the United Nations is meeting. Links: United Nations Meeting Schedule Coast Guard Advisory Notices Nica email Carolyn email 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 in your safety because if you don’t protect you can’t connect! Your electronics are fully functional while inside and there’s plenty of room for your keys, cash and...

Duration:00:08:59

What's Cruising Really Like?

10/25/2021
Is cruising the right life for you? What does it cost? What is it really like? Learn from someone who has been there. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Get Read, Get Gone - How to Become a Modern Sea Gypsy and Sail Away Forever by Rick Page (Amazon) Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

Duration:00:07:02

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