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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

Make a Space Saving Dish Drain

8/8/2022
Looking for a way to dry dishes without taking up valuable space in your galley? Take a look at one half of your double sink. Here’s how to make it work. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Nonstick Cooling Rack (Amazon) In-Sink Cutlery Holder (Amazon) Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Aqua Map, the best...

Duration:00:05:16

Surprising Sources for Boat Parts

8/4/2022
6 places other than the big marine store names that we’ve found excellent materials for boat projects. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Defender West Marine Hamilton Marine Fisheries Supply Jamestown Distributors Blog post on Using Ebay Successfully Hodges Marine GPS4US Home Depot Lowes Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today’s...

Duration:00:06:09

Do You Need a SodaStream for Your Boat?

8/1/2022
Cruisers who like soda are always looking for ways to keep carbonated drinks on board without taking up valuable storage space. Is the SodaStream the answer? Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): SodaStream Sparkling Water Maker (Amazon) Carbonating Cylinders (Amazon) SodaStream Website Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today's episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is...

Duration:00:09:00

Simple Solutions: Ram Mounts

7/28/2022
Figuring out how to mount our new chart plotter was just one part of the whole puzzle. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Ram Mounts Garmin Radar (Amazon) iPad (Amazon) Navionics Garmin Chartplotter 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...

Duration:00:07:58

Keeping Screws in Place

7/25/2022
How do you keep screws in place when you’re working on boat jobs in awkward areas? There’s a nifty tool that will make it much easier. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Best Way Screw Holders - Set of 3 (Amazon) Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today's episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Aqua Map, the ultimate navigation app for your tablet or...

Duration:00:04:33

Getting the Most Out of Cruising

7/21/2022
3 tips to successful cruising--Hint, not one of them is about your anchor. Links: Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Lunatec, makers of the hydration spray bottle, odor-free dishcloth and self-cleaning washcloth. Lunatec offers practical gear designed to save water and reduce waste. A water bottle that doubles as a hose? A dish cloth that doesn’t get stinky? Yes, please! Visit Lunatecgear.com to...

Duration:00:10:34

The Ultimate Answer

7/18/2022
Treating questions about cruising like a google search won’t get you far. At least, not in a usable fashion. Links: Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! 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....

Duration:00:05:13

Cleaning Interior Boat Teak

7/14/2022
Is your boat teak looking tired and dirty? Here’s step-by-step instructions for cleaning your teak so it’s as good as new. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): ScotchBlue Painter’s Tape (Amazon) Small Foam Brushes (Amazon) Libman Scrub Brush Set (Amazon) Small Bucket for Water (Amazon) Wet Dry Sandpaper (Amazon) Sanding Blocks (Amazon) DeWalt Orbital Sander...

Duration:00:14:21

How to Keep Recipes on a Boat

7/11/2022
Do you have a collection of family favorite recipes? Perhaps on index cards in your grandmother’s handwriting? Don’t risk them. There are some easy ways to keep them safe on a boat and handy to use. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Double-sided Recipe Cards (Amazon) Avery Self-Adhesive Laminating Sheets (Amazon) Kindle Paperwhite (Amazon) Subscribe to the Boat Galley...

Duration:00:05:52

Container Wars

7/7/2022
Based on experience, Nica shares some thoughts about deciding what kinds of storage containers might work 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): Lock N Lock Storage Containers (Amazon) Mainstay Flexible Tray “Baskets” (Amazon) Sterilite Gasketed Boxes (Amazon) Rubbermaid Roughneck Storage Boxes (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley...

Duration:00:15:13

Boat Wiring Tools to Keep Onboard

7/4/2022
Simple boat electrical repairs are within your grasp. You just need a good guide, some basic tools, and a few supplies. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Don Casey, Sailboat Electrics Simplified (Amazon) Neiko Ultimate Self-Adjusting Wire and Cable Stripper (Amazon) S&G Tool Aid Professional Ratcheting Terminal Crimper (Amazon) Stanley 6″ Side Cutters (Amazon) Stingray...

Duration:00:12:01

Blast Away!

6/30/2022
Questions to ask and things to think about if you’re hiring a sandblaster to work on your boat. Hint: it’s not a hands-off process! Links: Coppercoat Review Bottom Paint Thoughts 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 the most challenging bottoms, the Mantus anchor digs like no...

Duration:00:10:51

Silicone Dish Mat - Galley Necessity

6/27/2022
A silicone dish mat can be very handy on a boat galley—especially this one. Here’s why. 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 Large Silicone Drying Mat (Amazon) Oxo Good Grips Small Silicone Drying Mat (Amazon) Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by TeakGuardProducts.com. Looking to refinish your...

Duration:00:04:41

Adaptable Breakfast

6/23/2022
Granola doesn’t have to be expensive and only store-bought. Listen up to hear tips and my favorite recipe! Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Nuts.com Penzeys spices Lock N Lock Airtight Container (Amazon) Roasting Pan (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Lunatec, makers...

Duration:00:10:32

Upgrade Your Boat’s Fridge

6/20/2022
There are several things you need to consider before upgrading or replacing your boat refrigerator. Here’s what they are and how to evaluate your choices. Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Aqua Map, the most advanced navigation app for your tablet or phone. Aqua Map allows for easy route planning with overlays from ActiveCaptain and the Waterway Guide. Tides, currents, waypoints, an anchor alarm - it’s all here! Upgrading to...

Duration:00:14:39

Which Tube is Which?

6/16/2022
Picking which kind of sealant to use on your boat project can feel like a crapshoot. There really are some good questions to answer to find the right one! 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) 3M 3000 (Amazon) Sikaflex 291 (Amazon) LifeSeal (Amazon) Caulk Gun (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today’s episode of...

Duration:00:13:01

Keep Track of Charging Cords

6/13/2022
Today’s cruisers have so many items that require chargers. But if you can’t find one when you need it, you’re in big trouble. Here’s one way to keep your charging cords handy without having them create a mess. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Industrial-Strength Velcro with Sticky Backs (Amazon) Velcro Cable Ties (Amazon) Multi-Use DC Charger (Amazon) Subscribe to the...

Duration:00:04:32

Bread Machine - YES!

6/9/2022
An update on the bread machine, a year after purchase. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Hamilton Beach Bread Machine (Amazon) King Arthur Flour Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! 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...

Duration:00:09:57

Yeast Bread Baking 101

6/6/2022
Are you new to baking yeast breads? Or have you failed to get the results you wanted? Here’s step-by-step tips to help your bread come out just right every time. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Chicago Metallic 1 Pound Loaf Pan (Amazon) Kneadlessly Simple: Fabulous, Fuss-Free, No-Knead Breads (Amazon) Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! Today’s episode of The...

Duration:00:12:03

Picking Weather Windows

6/2/2022
The value of departure planning when making a passage. FastSeas Weather Routing Chris Parker Marine Weather Forecasts Nica email Carolyn email Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! The Boat Galley podcast is sponsored by FastSeas.com. Plan your next passage using FastSeas.com. Whether you are after speed or comfort, FastSeas will find the optimum route to your destination. FastSeas - making weather routing simple. Use coupon code GALLEY2018 for an exclusive 10% discount. Click to...

Duration:00:09:23