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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

Project New Mainsail Cover

1/20/2022
4 decisions we needed to make when building the new stack pack. Links: Sailrite Stack Pack Video Nica email Carolyn email Want to sample the live-aboard lifestyle before committing to it? Captain Suky Cannon at Shambala Sailing Adventures has the experience for you! Explore Bahamas paradise while enjoying Captain Suky’s easy-going teaching style. Shambala Sailing. Way more than just a charter. Use coupon code SailParadise for 10% off your next adventure! Check...

Duration:00:09:15

How Did You Leave the Boat?

1/17/2022
If you have to leave the boat for a while, it’s easy to forget how you left things. Avoid expensive mistakes. Here’s my best tip for knowing how you left things. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Sharpie Marker (Amazon) Painter’s Tape (Amazon) Waterproof Plastic Hang Tags (Amazon) Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Marine Electronics Advisor, a...

Duration:00:04:37

List Organization, Yet Again

1/13/2022
Figuring out what needs doing by what’s gone wrong. Links: Nica email Carolyn email Looking for a one-stop-shop for all your Pacific Northwest cruising needs? NW Explorations offers bareboat charters, guided flotillas, powerboat training, service, detailing, and brokerage. Located on the Washington coast and Vancouver Island, you’re covered no matter which side of the border you’re on. Visit nwexplorations.com to learn more. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and...

Duration:00:07:55

Fire on the Boat!

1/10/2022
A moment of inattention led to a fire. The good news is we knew what to do. But it could have been disastrous. Here’s what you can learn from our bad day. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Fire Blanket (Amazon) Fire Extinguisher (Amazon) Looking for a one-stop-shop for all your Pacific Northwest cruising needs? NW Explorations offers bareboat charters, guided flotillas,...

Duration:00:07:39

Building on What Has Come Before

1/6/2022
Learning from others is never bad. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Good Old Boat Practical Sailor Lin and Larry Pardey The Boat Galley Cookbook (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Looking for a one-stop-shop for all your Pacific Northwest cruising needs? NW Explorations offers bareboat charters, guided flotillas, powerboat training, service, detailing, and...

Duration:00:06:08

Fixing Galley Oven Problems

1/3/2022
Older boat ovens have some common issues, from low temps to uneven baking. Here are some simple solutions to help you use your propane boat oven more easily. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Oven Thermometer (Amazon) Baking Stones (Amazon) Chicago Metallic Nonstick Bakeware (Amazon) Looking for a one-stop-shop for all your Pacific Northwest cruising needs? NW...

Duration:00:10:34

Bring Home the Bounty

12/30/2021
Got provisions? Now get them home to the boat! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Self Sufficient Galley Course L L Bean Backpack Flip and Tumble Bags Gecko Brand Backpack Cooler (Amazon) Foldable Shopping Cart (Amazon) The Boat Galley Cookbook (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette...

Duration:00:11:40

How to Wash Dishes on a Boat

12/27/2021
Hand dishwashing isn’t rocket science. But a few tips from an experienced cruiser will help you save water and get dishes clean with less effort. Leaving more time for fun. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Pan Scraper (Amazon) Aquaboat Mister by Lunatec (Amazon) This episode of The Boat Galley podcast is sponsored by FastSeas.com. Budget-friendly weather routing and...

Duration:00:06:33

Provisioning Barometer

12/23/2021
Provisioning for coastal cruising has its own challenges. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Self-sufficient Galley Course The Boat Galley Cookbook (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

Duration:00:09:00

How to Plan a Fridge Upgrade

12/20/2021
Installing or upgrading a boat refrigerator takes some thought. Here’s what you need to know about boat fridges to make the right choice 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): Engel Portable Fridge/ Freezer (Amazon) Storing Food Without Refrigeration (Amazon) Looking for a one-stop-shop for all your Pacific Northwest cruising needs? NW Explorations offers bareboat...

Duration:00:14:13

OPB: The Best Way to Sail?

12/16/2021
Links: Cigale 16 Nica email Carolyn email Looking for a one-stop-shop for all your Pacific Northwest cruising needs? NW Explorations offers bareboat charters, guided flotillas, powerboat training, service, detailing, and brokerage. Located on the Washington coast and Vancouver Island, you’re covered no matter which side of the border you’re on. Visit nwexplorations.com to learn more. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

Duration:00:08:20

Cruising is Hard. Why Do It?

12/13/2021
One cruiser who admits his fears explains why he does it. Looking for a one-stop-shop for all your Pacific Northwest cruising needs? NW Explorations offers bareboat charters, guided flotillas, powerboat training, service, detailing, and brokerage. Located on the Washington coast and Vancouver Island, you’re covered no matter which side of the border you’re on. Visit nwexplorations.com to learn more. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

Duration:00:05:15

3 On Board Exercise Tips

12/9/2021
My 3 best tips to help you start intentionally exercising 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): Yoga Mat (Amazon) Sliders (Amazon) Resistance Bands (Amazon) Nica’s Beachbody Page (she’s a coach!) Nica email Carolyn email Looking for a one-stop-shop for all your Pacific Northwest cruising needs? NW Explorations offers bareboat charters, guided flotillas,...

Duration:00:08:37

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