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Tips, Reviews and How To's for Your Cruising Adventures: buying a boat and gear - provisioning, food and cooking on a boat - cruising and chartering - living on a boat - fitness on board - boat work and DIY tips - encouragement and more!

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4 Steps to DIY Mastery
<p>The story behind my most recent DIY foray - and why I think you can do it too!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Electric screwdriver/drill: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2VH0XPh">https://amzn.to/2VH0XPh</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Jigsaw: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Iq9Nxa">https://amzn.to/2Iq9Nxa</a> (Amazon)</p> <p> Flooring nailer: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2IgcphY">https://amzn.to/2IgcphY</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Email Nica: <a href= "mailto:nica@fit2sail.com">nica@fit2sail.com</a></p> <p>Email Carolyn: <a href= "mailto:carolyn@theboatgalley.com">carolyn@theboatgalley.com</a></p> <div class="wp-block-image"><a href="http://www.sea-tech.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener"><img class= "wp-image-36526 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Seatech.jpg" srcset= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/Seatech.jpg" /></a></div> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href="https://sea-tech.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">SeaTech Systems</a>, offering cruiser-tested solutions for weather, navigation, and communications. Sea-Tech’s solutions include satellite internet, wifi, cellular, and SSB. What’s more, Sea-Tech offers DIY electronics consulting with custom wiring diagrams and professional advice for your electronics DIY installation and integration projects. As a bonus, The Boat Galley Podcast listeners get free shipping from Sea-Tech with the code GALLEY2019 at checkout.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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What's Your Fuel Range
<p>Your fuel range seems simple to calculate, but as Carolyn Shearlock describes, it's not as straightforward as it seems.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Mr. Funnel: <a href= "http://amzn.to/1LyMQz6">http://amzn.to/1LyMQz6</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Jabsco Drill Pump: <a href= "http://amzn.to/1ZR4mZ612v">http://amzn.to/1ZR4mZ612v</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Diesel Transfer Pump: <a href= "http://amzn.to/1Geu8A8">http://amzn.to/1Geu8A8</a> (Amazon)</p> <div class="wp-block-image"><a href= "http://www.marmaraimports.com/" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener"><img class="wp-image-38184 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" srcset= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" /></a></div> <p><strong>Sponsor: </strong><a href= "http://www.marmaraimports.com/" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Marmara Imports</a>. 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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How To Decide About A Watermaker
<p>Understand 4 key points to ponder when deciding on whether or not you need a watermaker on board. Hint: it depends!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p> </p> <p>Rigid jerry cans: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2GaMYME">https://amzn.to/2GaMYME</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Collapsible jerry cans: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2UqXnfG">https://amzn.to/2UqXnfG</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Email Nica: <a href= "mailto:nica@fit2sail.com">nica@fit2sail.com</a></p> <p>Email Carolyn: <a href= "mailto:carolyn@theboatgalley.com">carolyn@theboatgalley.com</a></p> <div class="wp-block-image"><a href="https://www.seataskgroup.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener"><img class= "wp-image-42832 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/rainman-logo.png" srcset= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/rainman-logo.png" /></a></div> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Rainman Watermakers and SeaTask. Rainman watermakers are capable of producing up to 37 gallons of fresh, clean drinking water per hour from seawater. Portable and installed models are available, all with off-the-shelf parts. Configurations are available in AC, 12 Volt DC, and even a gasoline system, with new 2019 models being smaller, lighter, and quieter than ever. Seatask is the premier US facility for Rainman watermakers – visit them at <a href="http://www.seataskgroup.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">www.seataskgroup.com</a> to learn more!</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Internet in the Bahama
<p>Six ways to get internet when cruising the Bahamas. The pros and cons of each.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>MrSimCard: <a href= "https://www.mrsimcard.com/caribbean/s-batelco.html">https://www.mrsimcard.com/caribbean/s-batelco.html</a></p> <p>Aliv: <a href= "https://www.bealiv.com/">https://www.bealiv.com/</a></p> <p>MyIslandWifi: <a href= "https://myislandwifi.com/">https://myislandwifi.com/</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Shambala Sailing Adventures (<a href= "https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/</a>), offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href="mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Edible Memories
<p>Three recipes, tried and tested on board Calypso - and the stories behind them.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Saucepan: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2HVVSj8">https://amzn.to/2HVVSj8</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Pretty bowl: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2VhipK4">https://amzn.to/2VhipK4</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Email Nica: <a href= "mailto:nica@fit2sail.com">nica@fit2sail.com</a></p> <p>Email Carolyn: <a href= "mailto:carolyn@theboatgalley.com">carolyn@theboatgalley.com</a></p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38184 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" srcset= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" width="125" height="25" /></a>Sponsor: </strong><a href= "http://www.marmaraimports.com/">Marmara Imports</a>. 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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How to Store Food on a Boat
<p>Learn 9 things to always do to prevent a bug infestation on your boat.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Advion cockroach bait: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Tt5GT2">https://amzn.to/2Tt5GT2</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Advion ant traps: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Ub418V">https://amzn.to/2Ub418V</a> (Amazon)</p> <div class="wp-block-image"><a href="http://www.sea-tech.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener"><img class= "wp-image-36526 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Seatech.jpg" srcset= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/Seatech.jpg" /></a></div> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> SeaTech Systems (<a href= "https://sea-tech.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">https://sea-tech.com/</a>), offering cruiser-tested solutions for weather, navigation, and communications. Sea-Tech’s solutions include satellite internet, wifi, cellular, and SSB. What’s more, Sea-Tech offers DIY electronics consulting with custom wiring diagrams and professional advice for your electronics DIY installation and integration projects. As a bonus, The Boat Galley Podcast listeners get free shipping from Sea-Tech with the code GALLEY2019 at checkout.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p> <p> </p>
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On Board Workout Basics
<p>Working out on board without equipment? How do I even start!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Loop resistance bands: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2uuOLoV">https://amzn.to/2uuOLoV</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Tube resistance bands: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2TxJHKJ">https://amzn.to/2TxJHKJ</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Ribbon-like resistance bands: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2U7C7uD">https://amzn.to/2U7C7uD</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>TRX system: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2OsKlrL">https://amzn.to/2OsKlrL</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Yoga mat: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2HFn2dT">https://amzn.to/2HFn2dT</a> (Amazon)</p> <img class="wp-image-43108 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/InfinityAd_StolzFamily_560x200-1.gif" srcset= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/InfinityAd_StolzFamily_560x200-1.gif" /> <p><strong>Sponsor: </strong> Infinity (<a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">https://infinitylwv.com/</a>), the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples.<br /> <br /></p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Making and Keeping Friends
<p>It can be hard to leave friends behind to go cruising. How do you stay in touch with them and how do you make new friends? It's not as hard as you think.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>How to Talk to Anyone (Amazon): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2F9H8uj">https://amzn.to/2F9H8uj</a></p> <p>Facebook Groups:</p> <p>• Women Who Sail (and numerous regional and topical subgroups) Women only; very supportive and no such thing as a stupid question. <a href= "https://www.facebook.com/groups/WomenWhoSail/">https://www.facebook.com/groups/WomenWhoSail/</a></p> <p>• Sailing and Cruising (and numerous subgroups) <a href= "https://www.facebook.com/groups/SailorsandCruisers/">https://www.facebook.com/groups/SailorsandCruisers/</a></p> <p>• Liveaboard Sailboat <a href= "https://www.facebook.com/groups/111039125633053/">https://www.facebook.com/groups/111039125633053/</a></p> <div class="wp-block-image"><a href="https://www.seataskgroup.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener"><img class= "wp-image-42832 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/rainman-logo.png" srcset= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/rainman-logo.png" /></a></div> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Rainman Watermakers and SeaTask. Rainman watermakers are capable of producing up to 37 gallons of fresh, clean drinking water per hour from seawater. Portable and installed models are available, all with off-the-shelf parts. Configurations are available in AC, 12 Volt DC, and even a gasoline system, with new 2019 models being smaller, lighter, and quieter than ever. Seatask is the premier US facility for Rainman watermakers – visit them at <a href="http://www.seataskgroup.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">www.seataskgroup.com</a> to learn more!</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
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Cut It Short or Grow It Long
<p>Small decisions take on big significance on a boat. Here are pros for long hair - and short!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Clipper set for cutting your own hair: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2FaF9Wp">https://amzn.to/2FaF9Wp</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Hair cutting kit (no electricity required): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2CvdqhN">https://amzn.to/2CvdqhN</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Dr Bronners Soap/Shampoo (environmentally friendly): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2T8FSLI">https://amzn.to/2T8FSLI</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Lush Shampoo bars: <a href= "https://www.lushusa.com/hair/shampoo-bars/">https://www.lushusa.com/hair/shampoo-bars/</a></p> <p><img src= "https://assets.libsyn.com/secure/show/113977/fastseas-logo-round-100.png" alt="" width="100" height="100" /></p> <p>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.</p> <p><br /> <strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Cruising in Summer Heat
<p>Summer's hot in the Florida Keys but the water is gorgeous. Would you like it?</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Engel Refrigerator/Freezer: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2N2dWHL">https://amzn.to/2N2dWHL</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Reflectix: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2TIQx0N">https://amzn.to/2TIQx0N</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Endless Breeze 12v Box Fan: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2F9KwFp">https://amzn.to/2F9KwFp</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Caframo 12v Fan: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2u2zBqM">https://amzn.to/2u2zBqM</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>4-way wind scoop: <a href= "https://www.cruisingsolutions.com/collections/comfort-convenience/products/breeze-bandit"> https://www.cruisingsolutions.com/collections/comfort-convenience/products/breeze-bandit </a> (Cruising Solutions)</p> <img class="wp-image-43108 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/InfinityAd_StolzFamily_560x200-1.gif" srcset= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/InfinityAd_StolzFamily_560x200-1.gif" /> <p><strong>Sponsor: </strong> Infinity (<a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">https://infinitylwv.com/</a>), the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
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The Expenses of a Clean Hull
<p>Routine maintenance aboard a cruising boat includes taking care of the bottom. How expensive is it?</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Hookah system: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2XUp5j3">https://amzn.to/2XUp5j3</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Scuba tank: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2O3xdZU">https://amzn.to/2O3xdZU</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Bottom paint: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2TEvYGH">https://amzn.to/2TEvYGH</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Email for Nica: <a href= "mailto:nica@theboatgalley.com">nica@theboatgalley.com</a></p> <p>Email for Carolyn: <a href= "mailto:carolyn@theboatgalley.com">carolyn@theboatgalley.com</a></p> <div class="wp-block-image"><a href="https://www.seataskgroup.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener"><img class= "wp-image-42832 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/rainman-logo.png" srcset= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/rainman-logo.png" /></a></div> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Rainman Watermakers and SeaTask. Rainman watermakers are capable of producing up to 37 gallons of fresh, clean drinking water per hour from seawater. Portable and installed models are available, all with off-the-shelf parts. Configurations are available in AC, 12 Volt DC, and even a gasoline system, with new 2019 models being smaller, lighter, and quieter than ever. Seatask is the premier US facility for Rainman watermakers – visit them at <a href="http://www.seataskgroup.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">www.seataskgroup.com</a> to learn more!</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Have a Top-Loading Refrigerator?
<p>Learn how to plan and organize your refrigerator.</p> <div class="wp-block-image"><a href="http://www.sea-tech.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener"><img class= "wp-image-36526 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Seatech.jpg" srcset= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/Seatech.jpg" /></a></div> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> SeaTech Systems, (<a href= "https://sea-tech.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">https://sea-tech.com/</a>) offering cruiser-tested solutions for weather, navigation, and communications. Sea-Tech’s solutions include satellite internet, wifi, cellular, and SSB. What’s more, Sea-Tech offers DIY electronics consulting with custom wiring diagrams and professional advice for your electronics DIY installation and integration projects. As a bonus, The Boat Galley Podcast listeners get free shipping from Sea-Tech with the code GALLEY2019 at checkout.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Inspiration Strikes
<p>All ideas come from somewhere. The cruising plan was sparked somehow for you - and the motivation to keep working needs a boost now and then. How can we help?</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley podcast earns from qualifying purchases; other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Sailing Totem blog post: <a href= "https://www.sailingtotem.com/2019/02/cruiser-karma-alive-and-well-in-la-cruz.html"> https://www.sailingtotem.com/2019/02/cruiser-karma-alive-and-well-in-la-cruz.html</a></p> <p>The Road Taken by Michelle Damiani:  <a href= "https://amzn.to/2ERsXtL">https://amzn.to/2ERsXtL</a> (Amazon) </p> <p>Email for Nica: <a href= "mailto:nica@theboatgalley.com">nica@theboatgalley.com</a></p> <p>Email for Carolyn: <a href= "mailto:carolyn@theboatgalley.com">carolyn@theboatgalley.com</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Shambala Sailing Adventures</a>, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href="mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <div class="entry-content"> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p> </div> <p> </p> <p> </p>
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Can Your Boat Be Maintained?
<p>Boat gear is expensive. Make sure you’ll be able to maintain it.</p> <p>Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley podcast earns from qualifying purchases; other links may be affiliate links):<br /> <br /> Battery watering system: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2TE9zFv">https://amzn.to/2TE9zFv</a></p> <div class="wp-block-image"><a href="https://www.seataskgroup.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener"><img class= "wp-image-42832 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/rainman-logo.png" alt="" /></a></div> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Rainman Watermakers and SeaTask. Rainman watermakers are capable of producing up to 37 gallons of fresh, clean drinking water per hour from seawater. Portable and installed models are available, all with off-the-shelf parts. Configurations are available in AC, 12 Volt DC, and even a gasoline system, with new 2019 models being smaller, lighter, and quieter than ever. Seatask is the premier US facility for Rainman watermakers – visit them at <a href="http://www.seataskgroup.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">www.seataskgroup.com</a> to learn more!</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Cruiser Gifts
<p>Your best friend has just said they're going cruising. This feels like a gift-worthy announcement - what to get?</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p>9 Great Books for Cruisers (podcast 201): <a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/best-books-cruisers/">https://theboatgalley.com/best-books-cruisers/</a></p> <p>This Old Boat (Don Casey): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2BT0i5y">https://amzn.to/2BT0i5y</a> (Amazon)*</p> <div> <p>Video websites:</p> <ul> <li>Distant Shores: <a href= "https://distantshores.ca">https://distantshores.ca</a></li> <li>SV Delos: <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/svdelos">https://www.patreon.com/svdelos</a></li> <li>Ran Sailing: <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/ransailing">https://www.patreon.com/ransailing</a></li> <li>Sailing Kittiwake: <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/sailingkittiwake">https://www.patreon.com/sailingkittiwake</a></li> <li>Sailing Soulianis:  <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/sailingsoulianis">https://www.patreon.com/sailingsoulianis</a></li> <li>Sampson Boat Company: <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/sampsonboatco">https://www.patreon.com/sampsonboatco</a></li> </ul> <div> <p>Sport A Seat: <a href= "https://www.sportaseat.com">https://www.sportaseat.com</a></p> <p>Hydroflask: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2EoeRPc">https://amzn.to/2EoeRPc</a> (Amazon)*</p> <p>Yeti cooler: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2EEOGoN">https://amzn.to/2EEOGoN</a> (Amazon)*</p> <p>Resuable customizable compact shopping bags: <a href= "https://www.chicobag.com/category-reusable-shopping-bags-17">https://www.chicobag.com/category-reusable-shopping-bags-17</a></p> <p>Cruisers University: <a href= "https://www.annapolisboatshows.com/cruisers-university-2/">https://www.annapolisboatshows.com/cruisers-university-2/</a></p> <p>Email for Nica: <a href= "mailto:nica@theboatgalley.com">nica@theboatgalley.com</a></p> <p>Email for Carolyn: <a href= "mailto:carolyn@theboatgalley.com">carolyn@theboatgalley.com</a></p> <p>*As an Amazon affiliate, The Boat Galley earns on qualifying purchases.</p> <div class="entry-content"> <strong>Sponsor: </strong> <a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/">Infinity</a>, the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples. </div> </div> </div>
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How Long from A to B?
<p>Learn why it's difficult to know how long a trip will take. Example of why to never have a deadline.</p> <div class="wp-block-image"><a href="http://www.sea-tech.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener"><img class= "wp-image-36526 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Seatech.jpg" srcset= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/Seatech.jpg" /></a></div> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> SeaTech Systems (<a href= "https://sea-tech.com/">https://sea-tech.com/</a>), offering cruiser-tested solutions for weather, navigation, and communications. Sea-Tech’s solutions include satellite internet, wifi, cellular, and SSB. What’s more, Sea-Tech offers DIY electronics consulting with custom wiring diagrams and professional advice for your electronics DIY installation and integration projects. As a bonus, The Boat Galley Podcast listeners get free shipping from Sea-Tech with the code GALLEY2019 at checkout.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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What To Do With My Stuff?
<p>One of the biggest decisions (after you decide to go cruising!) is what to do with your stuff. The cost factor isn't that simple!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Blog post on selling the house: <a href= "https://www.fit2sail.com/countdown-to-cruising/sellornotsell">https://www.fit2sail.com/countdown-to-cruising/sellornotsell</a></p> <p>Downsizing course: <a href= "https://savingtosail.teachable.com/p/downsizing-for-a-life-afloat/?affcode=94569_1_9xc4rc">https://savingtosail.teachable.com/p/downsizing-for-a-life-afloat/?affcode=94569_1_9xc4rc</a></p> <p>Email for Nica: <a href= "mailto:nica@theboatgalley.com">nica@theboatgalley.com</a></p> <p>Email for Carolyn: <a href= "mailto:carolyn@theboatgalley.com">carolyn@theboatgalley.com</a></p> <p><a href="https://infinitylwv.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-39931 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Galley-Podcast_Final.gif" srcset= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/Galley-Podcast_Final.gif" width="560" height="200" /></a><strong>Sponsor: </strong> Infinity (<a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/">https://infinitylwv.com/</a>, the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Bilge Alarms
<p>Learn why a bilge alarm is necessary and the types of alarms available. Choose the right one for your boat.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>12 volt 85 decibel alarm - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2MBpm5m">https://amzn.to/2MBpm5m</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>9-volt battery water alarm - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Mwt3sS">https://amzn.to/2Mwt3sS</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Wi-Fi Water Level Sensor with buzzer and email/text alerts - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2FY8pAF">https://amzn.to/2FY8pAF</a> (Amazon)</p> <div class="wp-block-image"><a href="http://www.sea-tech.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener"><img class= "wp-image-36526 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Seatech.jpg" srcset= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/Seatech.jpg" /></a></div> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> SeaTech Systems <a href= "https://sea-tech.com/" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">(https://sea-tech.com/)</a>, offering cruiser-tested solutions for weather, navigation, and communications. Sea-Tech’s solutions include satellite internet, wifi, cellular, and SSB. What’s more, Sea-Tech offers DIY electronics consulting with custom wiring diagrams and professional advice for your electronics DIY installation and integration projects. As a bonus, The Boat Galley Podcast listeners get free shipping from Sea-Tech with the code GALLEY2019 at checkout.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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When Are You Ready To Leave?
<p>A question everyone wants to ask is "when are you leaving?" This can be hard to answer - but here are some practial tips to consider.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2GIUEGe">https://amzn.to/2GIUEGe</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>This Old Boat by Don Casey - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2GF6b9B">https://amzn.to/2GF6b9B</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Best Books for Soon-To-Be Cruisers - <a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/best-books-cruisers/">https://theboatgalley.com/best-books-cruisers/</a></p> <p><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-42614 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/logo-1_e22fd46e8389b8095843b805e643520c.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="39" /><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Quahog Bay Bedding (<a href="https://www.quahogbaybedding.com/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.quahogbaybedding.com/</a>), offering custom bedding for your boat-shaped mattress. Make making the bed on board easy and fast with cinchfit bedding, coordinated with blankets and toppers. Sleeping on board has never been more comfy - or as easy! Visit <a href= "https://www.quahogbaybedding.com/">quahogbaybedding.com</a> and use coupon code PODCAST for free shipping through July 2019</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Lithium Batteries
<p>Learn the advantages of lithium batteries on a boat and how to decide if they are worth the cost.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Sea Tek Marine - Alex Miller <a href= "https://seatekmarine.com/">https://seatekmarine.com/</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-38842 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2-USE-THIS-VERSION.jpg" alt="Shambala Sailing Adventures" width="560" height= "280" /></a><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Shambala Sailing Adventures (<a href= "https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/">https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/</a>), offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href="mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Weather Wisdom
<p>New cruisers often don't understand why weather is so important. When you move your house with you, you learn fast why you should care.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>FastSeas (weather routing service): <a href= "http://www.fastseas.com">www.fastseas.com </a></p> <p>Garden sprayer shower: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2WLQC5O">https://amzn.to/2WLQC5O</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Sink nozzle for sprayer: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2tas4FR">https://amzn.to/2tas4FR</a> (Amazon)</p> <div class="wp-block-image"><a href="https://www.seataskgroup.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener"><img class= "wp-image-42832 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/rainman-logo.png" alt="" /></a></div> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Rainman Watermakers and SeaTask. Rainman watermakers are capable of producing up to 37 gallons of fresh, clean drinking water per hour from seawater. Portable and installed models are available, all with off-the-shelf parts. Configurations are available in AC, 12 Volt DC, and even a gasoline system, with new 2019 models being smaller, lighter, and quieter than ever. Seatask is the premier US facility for Rainman watermakers – visit them at <a href="http://www.seataskgroup.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">www.seataskgroup.com</a> to learn more!</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> <p> </p>
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Your Cruising Library
<p>The best books for learning about cruising and to keep as reference books once you're out there.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Voyaging with Kids <a href= "https://amzn.to/2MPvLtv">https://amzn.to/2PAvIpu</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Get Real, Get Gone: How to Become a Modern Sea Gypsy and Sail Away Forever <a href= "https://amzn.to/2MLqhQN">https://amzn.to/2MLqhQN</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>How NOT to Buy a Cruising Boat <a href= "https://amzn.to/2D45XFM">https://amzn.to/2D45XFM</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Don Casey’s Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual <a href= "https://amzn.to/2HPQCOK">https://amzn.to/2HPQCOK</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>The Boat Galley Cookbook <a href= "https://amzn.to/2MRwEC8">https://amzn.to/2MRwEC8</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Storm Tactics <a href= "https://amzn.to/2G6aP13">https://amzn.to/2G6aP13</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual  <a href= "https://amzn.to/2BjRlSG">https://amzn.to/2BjRlSG</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>World Cruising Routes <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Gji7xK">https://amzn.to/2Gji7xK</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Spanish for Cruisers <a href= "https://amzn.to/2MKp4sK">https://amzn.to/2MKp4sK</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>French for Cruisers <a href= "https://amzn.to/2t0ZDKD">https://amzn.to/2t0ZDKD</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="http://www.sea-tech.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-36526 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Seatech.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "24" /></a><strong>Sponsor:</strong> SeaTech Systems (<a href= "https://sea-tech.com/">https://sea-tech.com/</a>), offering cruiser-tested solutions for weather, navigation, and communications. Sea-Tech’s solutions include satellite internet, wifi, cellular, and SSB. What’s more, Sea-Tech offers DIY electronics consulting with custom wiring diagrams and professional advice for your electronics DIY installation and integration projects. As a bonus, The Boat Galley Podcast listeners get free shipping from Sea-Tech with the code GALLEY2019 at checkout.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> <p> </p>
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Why Flexibility Matters on Board
<p>Being able to take care of your boat involves many factors. Being in shape is just one!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Is Cruising Healthy (podcast link): <a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/cruising-really-healthy/">https://theboatgalley.com/cruising-really-healthy/</a></p> <p>Screwdriver for tight quarters: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2TiDser">https://amzn.to/2TiDser</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Headlamp: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2B8fETj">https://amzn.to/2B8fETj</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Blog post about our interior renovation: <a href= "https://www.fit2sail.com/countdown-to-cruising/augustprogressreport"> https://www.fit2sail.com/countdown-to-cruising/augustprogressreport</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.seataskgroup.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-42832 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/rainman-logo.png" alt="" width="125" height="22" /></a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Rainman Watermakers and SeaTask. Rainman watermakers are capable of producing up to 37 gallons of fresh, clean drinking water per hour from seawater. Portable and installed models are available, all with off-the-shelf parts. Configurations are available in AC, 12 Volt DC, and even a gasoline system, with new 2019 models being smaller, lighter, and quieter than ever. Seatask is the premier US facility for Rainman watermakers - visit them at <a href= "http://www.seataskgroup.com/">www.seataskgroup.com</a> to learn more!</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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The Mental Aspect of Cruising
<p>Exhausted by cruising? It's not just the physical labor. Learn more and how to cope.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sea-tech.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-36526 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Seatech.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "24" /></a><strong>Sponsor:</strong> SeaTech Systems (<a href= "https://sea-tech.com/">https://sea-tech.com/</a>), offering cruiser-tested solutions for weather, navigation, and communications. Sea-Tech’s solutions include satellite internet, wifi, cellular, and SSB. What’s more, Sea-Tech offers DIY electronics consulting with custom wiring diagrams and professional advice for your electronics DIY installation and integration projects. As a bonus, The Boat Galley Podcast listeners get free shipping from Sea-Tech with the code GALLEY2019 at checkout.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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First Steps to Fiberglass Success
<p>Learn the 6 key steps to successfully work with fiberglass. It's painting and pressing (wear your gloves, though.)</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>West System Epoxy: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2U5mWyb">https://amzn.to/2U5mWyb</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Respirator: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2U5RFuW">https://amzn.to/2U5RFuW</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Gloves: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2RWZoym">https://amzn.to/2RWZoym</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Body suit for fiberglass work: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2sELkva">https://amzn.to/2sELkva</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Roller for fiberglass work: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Dp45c7">https://amzn.to/2Dp45c7</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Fiberglass tape: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2FMM3lC">https://amzn.to/2FMM3lC</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Fiberglass cloth: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2DoKLvo">https://amzn.to/2DoKLvo</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Fiberglass mat: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2FOXGbI">https://amzn.to/2FOXGbI</a> (Amazon)</p> <div class="sw-pinit sp-no-webp"><img class="" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Banner-1.jpg" alt="Rainman banner" /><a class= "sw-pinit-button sw-pinit-top sw-pinit-right" href= "http://pinterest.com/pin/create/bookmarklet/?media=https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Banner-1.jpg&url=https://theboatgalley.com/catching-water/&is_video=false&description=Rainman%20banner">Save</a></div> <p><strong><a href="https://www.seataskgroup.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38405 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/rainman-logo-2.png" alt="" width="125" height="34" /></a>Sponsor:</strong> Rainman Watermakers, capable of producing up to 37 gallons of fresh, clean drinking water per hour from seawater - without the need for installation! Configurations are available in AC, 12 Volt DC, and even a gasoline system! Seatask is the premier US facility for Rainman watermakers here in the USA - visit them at <a href= "http://www.seataskgroup.com/">www.seataskgroup.com</a>to learn more!</p> <p>Add the referral code BOATGALLEY on the "order my system" page to receive 10 extra prefilters with your order! ($70 value!)</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Is Cruising Right For Me?
<p>Seven things to think about as you are contemplating cruising, whether on weekends or heading out around the world.</p> <p><a href="https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-38842 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2-USE-THIS-VERSION.jpg" alt="Shambala Sailing Adventures" width="560" height= "280" /></a><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Shambala Sailing Adventures (<a href="https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/" target= "_blank" rel= "noopener">https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/</a>), offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href="mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Holidays On Board
<p>Celebrating holidays without family is better when you are connected!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Chacachacare, Trinidad: <a href= "https://www.caribbean-beat.com/issue-43/once-upon-island-chacachacare#axzz5ccUivl1y"> https://www.caribbean-beat.com/issue-43/once-upon-island-chacachacare#axzz5ccUivl1y</a></p> <p><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-42614 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/logo-1_e22fd46e8389b8095843b805e643520c.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="39" /> <strong>Sponsor:</strong> Quahog Bay Bedding, offering custom bedding for your boat-shaped mattress. Make making the bed on board easy and fast with cinchfit bedding, coordinated with blankets and toppers. Sleeping on board has never been more comfy - or as easy! Visit quahogbaybedding.com (<a href= "https://www.quahogbaybedding.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">https://www.quahogbaybedding.com/</a>) and use coupon code PODCAST for free shipping through July 2019.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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What to Do with the Ditch Bag
<p>You never want to need your ditch bag. Should you need it though, you'll need it instantly. Plan where to put it with these considerations.</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <div> <p>What's in the Ditch Bag? <a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/ditch-bag/">https://theboatgalley.com/ditch-bag/</a></p> <p>Paracord <a href= "https://amzn.to/2SLTrkO">https://amzn.to/2SLTrkO</a></p> <p>SOLAS reflective tape <a href= "https://amzn.to/2M4vzGH">https://amzn.to/2M4vzGH</a></p> <p><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-42614 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/logo-1_e22fd46e8389b8095843b805e643520c.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "39" /> <strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "https://www.quahogbaybedding.com/">Quahog Bay Bedding</a>, offering custom bedding for your boat-shaped mattress. Make making the bed on board easy and fast with Cinchfit bedding, coordinated with blankets and toppers. Sleeping on board has never been more comfy - or as easy! Visit <a href= "https://www.quahogbaybedding.com/">quahogbaybedding.com</a> and use coupon code PODCAST for free shipping through July 2019.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> </div>
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Boat Project Basics
<p>Replacing a boat part? Don't be daunted! There are really only 5 steps to success!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Project Creep (associated podcast): <a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/project-creep/">https://theboatgalley.com/project-creep/</a></p> <p>Life Caulk (sealant especially good for boats): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2C9b7Qk">https://amzn.to/2C9b7Qk</a> (Amazon) </p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.sea-tech.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-36526 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Seatech.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="24" /></a>Sponsor:</strong> SeaTech Systems (<a href="https://sea-tech.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">https://sea-tech.com/</a>), offering cruiser-tested solutions for weather and communications. Whether it’s satellite, wifi, cell, or SSB, SeaTech’s packages are simple and affordable. Coupon Code: Free shipping through July 2018 with the code GALLEY2018 at checkout.</p> <p><br /> <strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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What Does Cruising Involve?
<p>Everyone's idea of cruising is different. Questions to ask to decide what you -- and your boatmates -- want it to be.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>What Do You Do All Day? (<a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/what-do-you-do-all-day/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">https://theboatgalley.com/what-do-you-do-all-day/</a></p> <p>What’s a Day Like? (<a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/whats-a-day-like-br-podcast-22/" target= "_blank" rel= "noopener">https://theboatgalley.com/whats-a-day-like-br-podcast-22/</a>)</p> <p>What Does Cruising Cost? (<a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/what-does-it-cost-to-cruise-br-podcast-34/">https://theboatgalley.com/what-does-it-cost-to-cruise-br-podcast-34/</a>)</p> <p>Cruising with Kids (<a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/cruising-with-kids/">https://theboatgalley.com/cruising-with-kids/</a>)</p> <p>Cruising at 75+ (<a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/cruising-at-75/">https://theboatgalley.com/cruising-at-75/</a>)</p> <p>Cruiser’s University (<a href= "https://www.annapolisboatshows.com/cruisers-university/">https://www.annapolisboatshows.com/cruisers-university/</a>)</p> <p><img class="sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/logo-1_e22fd46e8389b8095843b805e643520c.jpg" alt="Quahog Bay Boat Bedding" /></p> <p>Quahog Bay Bedding, offering custom bedding for your boat-shaped mattress. Make making the bed on board easy and fast with cinchfit bedding, coordinated with blankets and toppers. Sleeping on board has never been more comfy - or as easy! Visit <a href= "https://www.quahogbaybedding.com/">quahogbaybedding.com</a> and use coupon code PODCAST for free shipping through July 2019. </p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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The Best Tool for Boat Projects
<p>Learn about tools for boat projects - and which one you should not leave without. Hint - you can't buy it at a store.</p> <p><strong>Links </strong>(Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links.):</p> <p>Screwdrivers: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2BUGIVV">https://amzn.to/2BUGIVV</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Pliers: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Szmd8e">https://amzn.to/2Szmd8e</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Drill: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2BUHUsn">https://amzn.to/2BUHUsn</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Measuring tape: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2BTNqve">https://amzn.to/2BTNqve</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Podcast on inch importance: <a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/the-precision-of-boat-space/">https://theboatgalley.com/the-precision-of-boat-space/</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> The Boat Galley Guide to Storing Food without Refrigeration (<a href= "https://theboatgalley.vipmembervault.com/af/782805/5" target= "_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://theboatgalley.vipmembervault.com/af/782805/5&source=gmail&ust=1546561930801000&usg=AFQjCNGSnz9PxnXx0xJcTIFcUL6ZNUrSTQ">https://theboatgalley.<wbr />vipmembervault.com/af/782805/5)</a> Have truly great meals with fresh produce, meat, butter, cheese, eggs and more, even if you don’t have a refrigerator or it’s tiny. Coupon code for $1 off: PODCAST</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> <p> </p>
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What's an Inverter?
<p>Learn how inverters work to let you plug regular household items into your boat's batteries. How to buy and use one that will be perfect for your needs!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>300 watt Bestek portable pure sine inverter: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2RetzR3" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">https://amzn.to/2RetzR3</a> (note: this is the smallest pure sine wave inverter I can currently find)</p> <p>1500 watt Power TechOn pure sine wave inverter: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Snza4I" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">https://amzn.to/2Snza4I</a></p> <p>2000 watt Power TechOn pure sine waver inverter: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2RetzR3" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">https://amzn.to/2Sb5Y0S</a></p> <p><a href="https://infinitylwv.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-39931 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Galley-Podcast_Final.gif" alt="" width="560" height= "200" /></a><strong>Sponsor: </strong> <a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/">Infinity</a>, the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples. </p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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2 Tips to Start Downsizing
<p>Downsizing can be daunting. Start early - and don't forget to celebrate!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Downsizing course: <a href= "https://savingtosail.teachable.com/courses/downsizing-for-a-life-afloat?affcode=94569_1_9xc4rc"> https://savingtosail.teachable.com/courses/downsizing-for-a-life-afloat?affcode=94569_1_9xc4rc</a></p> <p>Blow up mattress: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2V7pEVm">https://amzn.to/2V7pEVm</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2V7MLyV">https://amzn.to/2V7MLyV</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Blog post about the lake house: <a href= "https://www.fit2sail.com/countdown-to-cruising/unexpectedhappenings"> https://www.fit2sail.com/countdown-to-cruising/unexpectedhappenings</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Schooner Chandlery (<a href= "https://schoonerchandlery.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">https://schoonerchandlery.com/</a>), a nautical marketplace for you and your boat. Find traditional supplies for your new or classic boat as well as nautical art and unique boating items from a wide variety of craftsmen. We have the legendary Freebag for incredible comfort aboard. Are you a nautical maker? Use the coupon code BOATGALLEY before March 2019 and sell your wares commission-free for all of 2019. Schooner Chandlery: traditional supplies for your classic boat.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Protect Electronics from Lightning
<p>Thunderstorms mean lightning, and lightning can hit boats and fry their electronics. Learn how to protect your handheld devices -- GPS, VHF, phone, camera, and iPad -- so you'll be able to get home.</p> <p><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-39100 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Gosun.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="40" /><strong>Sponsor: GoSun.co (<a href="http://gosun.co">http://gosun.co</a>)</strong> Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life. Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> <p> </p>
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Why Glass is Good to Have On Board
<p>There are those who think glass should be banned forever from life on board. Here are 5 reasons you might want to change that thinking.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Stemless wine glasses with a silicone sleeve - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2ExVtl3">https://amzn.to/2ExVtl3</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Stemless wine glasses - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2QXeJyq">https://amzn.to/2QXeJyq</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Wide-mouth Mason jars - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2QYhxuT">https://amzn.to/2QYhxuT</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>West System epoxy - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2GoKHiL">https://amzn.to/2GoKHiL</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Cloth napkins - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2R2RLpi">https://amzn.to/2R2RLpi</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>The Amish Canning Cookbook - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2rIO5e5">https://amzn.to/2rIO5e5</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Schooner Chandlery (<a href= "https://schoonerchandlery.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">https://schoonerchandlery.com</a>), a nautical marketplace for you and your boat. Find traditional supplies for your new or classic boat as well as nautical art and unique boating items from a wide variety of craftsmen. We have the legendary Freebag for incredible comfort aboard. Are you a nautical maker? Use the coupon code BOATGALLEY before March 2019 and sell your wares commission-free for all of 2019. Schooner Chandlery: traditional supplies for your classic boat.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Leaving Your Boat in a Foreign Port
<p>You land in the perfect spot to leave your boat while you explore the interior. But now you’re a tourist, not a sailor. Lin Pardey discusses three vital documents you need for hassle-free travel<em>.</em> </p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>The Capable Cruiser - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2DQ9A44">https://amzn.to/2DQ9A44</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://infinitylwv.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-39931 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Galley-Podcast_Final.gif" alt="" width="560" height= "200" /></a><strong>Sponsor: </strong> Infinity (<a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/">https://infinitylwv.com/</a>), the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Make A Tank of Propane Last Longer
<p>Whether you want to use less propane because you're almost out, you're on a budget or you want less cooking heat in the boat, here's how to do it. The first 10 are great everyday habits!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Whistling tea kettle: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2QttLMO">https://amzn.to/2QttLMO</a>  (Amazon)</p> <p>61-ounce Thermos: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2LiHRL8">https://amzn.to/2LiHRL8</a>  (Amazon)</p> <p>Airpot: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2QSSs4H">https://amzn.to/2QSSs4H</a>  (Amazon)</p> <p>Thermos brand vacuum-insulated thermal cooker: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2QvVzjK">https://amzn.to/2QvVzjK</a>  (Amazon)</p> <p>Pressure cooker: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2LeSOgC">https://amzn.to/2LeSOgC </a> (Amazon)</p> <p><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-39100 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Gosun.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="40" /><strong>Sponsor: GoSun.co (<a href="http://gosun.co/">http://gosun.co/</a>)</strong> Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life. Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Flexibility Required
<p>You keep hearing that cruisers and schedules don't mix. How does that work when guests are coming aboard?</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Sailing Totem: <a href= "http://www.sailingtotem.com">www.sailingtotem.com</a></p> <p>Map of Panama: <a href= "https://geology.com/world/panama-satellite-image.shtml">https://geology.com/world/panama-satellite-image.shtml</a></p> <p>Panama canal transit information: <a href= "https://www.sailfeed.com/2018/03/anatomy-of-a-panama-canal-transit/"> https://www.sailfeed.com/2018/03/anatomy-of-a-panama-canal-transit/</a></p> <p>A great book on the history of the Panama Canal, The Path Between The Seas: <a href="https://amzn.to/2QmkNQC" target= "_blank" rel= "noopener">https://amzn.to/2QmkNQC</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38184 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="25" /></a>Sponsor: </strong>Marmara Imports (<a href= "http://www.marmaraimports.com/">http://www.marmaraimports.com/</a>). 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> <p> </p>
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Reprovisioning in Foreign Ports
<p>You’ve crossed your first ocean. Time to refill your stores locker where you don’t know the language. Lin Pardey shares tips to make this task less daunting. And to be sure onboard meals are delicious.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2DZNyN8">https://amzn.to/2DZNyN8</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Storing Food Without Refrigeration - <a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/downloads/storing-food-without-refrigeration-ebook/">https://theboatgalley.com/downloads/storing-food-without-refrigeration-ebook/</a></p> <p><a href="https://infinitylwv.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-39931 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Galley-Podcast_Final.gif" alt="" width="560" height= "200" /></a><strong>Sponsor: </strong> Infinity (<a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/">https://infinitylwv.com/</a>), the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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No Cardboard on the Boat
<p>Learn 14 ways to ditch the cardboard. Less trash aboard and fewer bug infestations, too!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>How to make a plastic wine box: <a href= "http://theboatgalley.com/rid-cardboard-wine-boxes/">http://theboatgalley.com/rid-cardboard-wine-boxes/</a></p> <p>Compact vacuum sealer (very similar to one I had and is no longer made): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2P6I9EZ">https://amzn.to/2P6I9EZ</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Bag rolls for vacuum sealer: quart bags (<a href= "https://amzn.to/2SfI0kM">https://amzn.to/2SfI0kM</a>) or roll or custom make size (<a href= "https://amzn.to/2KIVTpa">https://amzn.to/2KIVTpa</a>) (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://infinitylwv.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-39931 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Galley-Podcast_Final.gif" alt="" width="560" height= "200" /></a><strong>Sponsor: </strong> Infinity (<a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/">https://infinitylwv.com/</a>), the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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4 Steps to Great Meals On Board
<p>Learn the 4 questions to ask that will help you meal plan for your next cruise with ease.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Meal planning pdf: <a href= "https://fit2sail.vipmembervault.com/teaser/courses/view/6">https://fit2sail.vipmembervault.com/teaser/courses/view/6</a></p> <p>Boat Galley cookbook: <a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/boat-galley-cookbook/">https://theboatgalley.com/boat-galley-cookbook/</a></p> <p>Storing Food Without Refrigeration: <a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/downloads/storing-food-without-refrigeration-ebook/">https://theboatgalley.com/downloads/storing-food-without-refrigeration-ebook/</a></p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38184 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="25" /></a>Sponsor: </strong>Marmara Imports (<a href= "http://www.marmaraimports.com/">http://www.marmaraimports.com/</a>). 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Lin Pardey Answers Cruiser Queries
<p>With a cruising career of 50 years and thousands of miles, Lin Pardey tells how cruising has changed. And shares her tips for enjoying the best the life can offer.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Being Your Own Wilderness Doctor (Amazon): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2BxOwhl">https://amzn.to/2BxOwhl</a></p> <p>The Interview With A Cruiser Project - <a href= "http://interviewwithacruiser.blogspot.com">http://interviewwithacruiser.blogspot.com</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Schooner Chandlery (<a href= "https://schoonerchandlery.com/">https://schoonerchandlery.com/</a>), a nautical marketplace for you and your boat. Find traditional supplies for your new or classic boat as well as nautical art and unique boating items from a wide variety of craftsmen. We have the legendary Freebag for incredible comfort aboard. Are you a nautical maker? Use the coupon code BOATGALLEY before March 2019 and sell your wares commission-free for all of 2019. Schooner Chandlery: traditional supplies for your classic boat.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Vegetables without Refrigeration
<p>Carolyn Shearlock explains how to buy and store vegetables outside the refrigerator. Details on keeping 11 vegetables as long as possible.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong>:</p> <p>The Boat Galley Guide to Storing Food without Refrigeration: <a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/downloads/storing-food-without-refrigeration-ebook/"> https://theboatgalley.com/downloads/storing-food-without-refrigeration-ebook/</a></p> <p><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-39100 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Gosun.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="40" /><strong>Sponsor: GoSun.co</strong> (<a href="http://gosun.co/">http://gosun.co/</a>) Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life. Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Do Plans Ever Change?
<p>Sometimes life gets topsy turvy. How does this change cruising plans?</p> <p><a href="https://infinitylwv.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-39931 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Galley-Podcast_Final.gif" alt="" width="560" height= "200" /></a><strong>Sponsor: </strong> Infinity (<a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/">https://infinitylwv.com/</a>), the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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10 Things to Improve Boat Life
<p>Learn about ten things that will make life on a boat easier, more convenient or even -- dare I say it? -- luxurious.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Handcraft Mattress <a href= "http://boatbeds.com/">http://boatbeds.com/</a></p> <p>Mantus Anchor: <a href= "http://www.mantusanchors.com/?affiliates=8">http://www.mantusanchors.com/?affiliates=8</a></p> <p>Olympus Tough TG-5 waterproof camera (Amazon): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2KewkvG">https://amzn.to/2KewkvG</a></p> <p>Keen Newport H2 Sandals (Amazon): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2QQ2gsS">https://amzn.to/2QQ2gsS</a></p> <p>Electric AirLine Hookah (Amazon): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2QVDdVt">https://amzn.to/2QVDdVt</a></p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38184 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="25" /></a>Sponsor: </strong>Marmara Imports (<a href= "http://www.marmaraimports.com/">http://www.marmaraimports.com/</a>). 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> <p> </p>
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Cruising Skills: Trying New Things
<p>Doing something new for the first time--how to cope.</p> <p><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-39100 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Gosun.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="40" /><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <strong>GoSun</strong> (<a href= "http://gosun.co/">http://gosun.co/</a>)Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life. Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yv</a>ette Craig</p>
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How to Fix Deck Leaks
<p>Fitting deck hardware is a matter of remove, clean, seal, and go. It's a satisfying DIY project that will pay off in dryness!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Lifecaulk Sealant - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2DAlbE7">https://amzn.to/2DAlbE7</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Butyl Tape - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Bm3wyJ">https://amzn.to/2Bm3wyJ</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Scotch Blue Painter's Tape - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Kmt9lQ">https://amzn.to/2Kmt9lQ</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Wire Brush Attachment For Drill - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Tr7HAp">https://amzn.to/2Tr7HAp</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Schooner Chandlery (<a href= "https://schoonerchandlery.com/">https://schoonerchandlery.com</a>), a nautical marketplace for you and your boat. Find traditional supplies for your new or classic boat as well as nautical art and unique boating items from a wide variety of craftsmen. We have the legendary Freebag for incredible comfort aboard. Are you a nautical maker? Use the coupon code BOATGALLEY before March 2019 and sell your wares commission-free for all of 2019. Schooner Chandlery: traditional supplies for your classic boat.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig - <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls</a></p> <p> </p>
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Cooking for Extra Crew
<p>Learn what the cook should consider when you invite extra people to help you sail across an ocean.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2qNYLrJ">https://amzn.to/2qNYLrJ</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://infinitylwv.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-39931 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Galley-Podcast_Final.gif" alt="" width="560" height= "200" /></a><strong>Sponsor: </strong> Infinity <a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">(https://infinitylwv.com)</a>, the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig</p> <p> </p>
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A Broker or Sell It Yourself?
<p>Learn how to find the right broker to sell your house or boat . . . and when it's best to just do it yourself.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38184 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="25" /></a>Sponsor: </strong>Marmara Imports (<a href= "http://www.marmaraimports.com/">http://www.marmaraimports.com/</a>). 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig</p>
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Calypso's Cruising Budget
<p>Projected living costs for our upcoming cruise - the what, the why, and the how.</p> <p><strong><img class= "alignleft size-full wp-image-39100 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Gosun.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="40" /> Sponsor: <a href= "http://gosun.co/">GoSun.co</a></strong> Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life. Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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How To Store Your Provisions
<p>Learn how to keep track of your provisions. Find out if you need a stores list. Plus tips for keeping cans rust free.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2AOzZNJ">https://amzn.to/2AOzZNJ</a></p> <p>Grip-It Non-Slip: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2SOf4kO">https://amzn.to/2SOf4kO</a></p> <p>Spray Varnish: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2REkH3M">https://amzn.to/2REkH3M</a></p> <p>Restaurant Matting: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2qll9s9">https://amzn.to/2qll9s9</a></p> <p><span class="Apple-converted-space"><a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-39931 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Galley-Podcast_Final.gif" alt="" width="560" height= "200" /></a><strong>Sponsor: </strong> Infinity (<a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/">https://infinitylwv.com/</a>), the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples.</span></p> <p><span class= "Apple-converted-space"><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href="https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a> </span></p>
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Cutting the Docklines: Emotions
<p>The final weeks or months before full-time cruising are such a tangle of emotions -- sad to be leaving family and friends and excitement to be starting a new adventure. Proof that you're not alone!</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38184 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="25" /></a>Sponsor: </strong>Marmara Imports (<a href= "http://www.marmaraimports.com/">http://www.marmaraimports.com/</a>). 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Unexpected Joys of Varnish Day
<p>Three reasons I love varnishing my mast - there's some devil in my attitude!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Epifanes Clear Varnish: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2OrfEln">https://amzn.to/2OrfEln</a></p> <p>Marine Bosun's Chair: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2STqh3V">https://amzn.to/2STqh3V</a></p> <p>Foam Brushes: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2JHrrLD">https://amzn.to/2JHrrLD</a></p> <p><a href="https://infinitylwv.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-39931 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Galley-Podcast_Final.gif" alt="" width="560" height= "200" /></a><strong>Sponsor: </strong> Infinity (<a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/">https://infinitylwv.com/</a>), the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Storms at Sea
<p>Join Lin Pardey<span class= "Apple-converted-space"> </span>as she shares what it actually feels like aboard a small boat at sea during stormy conditions. Learn how to help your boat ride out strong winds and overcome your fears.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):</p> <p>Storm Tactics (Amazon): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2RGAb7v">https://amzn.to/2RGAb7v</a></p> <p>Parachute Anchor (West Marine): <a href= "https://fave.co/2OhQQMi">https://fave.co/2OhQQMi</a></p> <p>Jordan Series Drogue: <a href= "http://www.jordanseriesdrogue.com">http://www.jordanseriesdrogue.com</a></p> <p>Barometer (Amazon): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2F8qYU9">https://amzn.to/2F8qYU9</a></p> <p>The Project Atticus: <a href= "https://www.facebook.com/TheProjectAtticus/">https://www.facebook.com/TheProjectAtticus/</a></p> <p>Storm Tactics Video: <a href= "https://www.thesailingchannel.tv/product/storm-tactics-pardey/">https://www.thesailingchannel.tv/product/storm-tactics-pardey/</a></p> <p><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-39100 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Gosun.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="40" /><strong>Sponsor: GoSun (</strong>http<a href= "http://GoSun.co">://GoSun.co</a>) Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life. Use coupon code Galley2018 to save 10% on any order through December 2018.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Having a Microwave on a Boat
<div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>Three things to consider before deciding to buy a microwave for your boat. The answers to these questions will help you determine if one is right for you.</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p><a href="https://theboatgalley.com/inverters-101/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Inverters 101</a> </p> <p><a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/running-a-microwave-on-an-inverter/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Running a Microwave on an Inverter</a> </p> <p><a href="https://infinitylwv.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-39931 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Galley-Podcast_Final.gif" alt="" width="560" height= "200" /></a><strong>Sponsor: </strong> <a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/">Infinity</a>, the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div>
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Find Community Before You Cruise
<p>Planning to go cruising can mean keeping an important secret. How can you find people who will keep the secret, share your excitement, and help you prep?</p> <p><strong><span class="TextRun SCXW95845447" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US"><span class= "NormalTextRun SCXW95845447">Links</span></span></strong> <span class="TextRun SCXW95845447" lang="EN-US" xml:lang= "EN-US"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW95845447">(Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links)</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW95845447" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US"><span class= "NormalTextRun SCXW95845447">:</span></span></p> <p><span class="TextRun SCXW95845447" lang="EN-US" xml:lang= "EN-US"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/WomenWhoSail/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Women Who Sail</a> </span></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2qjfOS1" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">An Embarrassment of Mangoes</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href= "https://www.annapolisboatshows.com/cruisers-university/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Cruisers University</a>  </p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38184 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "25" /></a>Sponsor: </strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/">Marmara Imports</a>. 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Skills for Cruising: Google
<p>There is so much to learn about cruising, your boat and its systems. But I'll bet you never thought about what has become an essential skill in order to find the information you need: effective Google techniques. Listen in for some of my best tips.</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p><a href= "https://www.lifehack.org/articles/technology/20-tips-use-google-search-efficiently.html"> 20 Tips to Use Google More Efficiently</a></p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38184 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "25" /></a>Sponsor: </strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/">Marmara Imports</a>. 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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I Am Cruising with Diabetes
<p>A diagnosis of diabetes doesn't mean that you can't still go cruising and have adventures. Here's how I'm doing it. A guide to cruising with diabetes.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links; The Boat Galley earns on qualifying purchases)<strong>:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://youtu.be/da1vvigy5tQ">Reversing Type 2 Diabetes - YouTube</a></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2ENcys6" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href= "https://www.facebook.com/groups/type2diabetesstraighttalk" target= "_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">Type 2 Diabetes Straight Talk</a> (Facebook group; you have to request membership)</p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/Type1Grit/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">Type1Grit</a> (Facebook group; must request membership) for Type 1 diabetics</p> <p><a href="https://www.diaverge.com/" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">diaVerge Diabetes Management & Lisa LaNasa</a> (coaching)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2EQTRnt" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Blood pressure cuff</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/cruising-and-prescriptions/">How to Get Medications While Cruising</a></p> <p><a href="https://shop.mydario.com/" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Dario Meter and test strips</a></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2CKToAM" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Engel Portable Refrigerator/Freezer</a> – 40 qt. marine version (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2ELqTFy" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Magma Newport 2 Infrared Grill</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2qdDEi7">Hi-Lyte</a> Electrolyate<a href="https://amzn.to/2qdDEi7"> Replacement</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-38842 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2-USE-THIS-VERSION.jpg" alt="Shambala Sailing Adventures" width="560" height= "280" /></a><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/">Shambala Sailing Adventures</a>, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href= "mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Reflections on the US Sailboat Show
<p>Deciding why to attend a boat show can be tough. The best reason has nothing to do with boats or boat parts, and everything to do with the rest of the show.</p> <div> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.goodoldboat.com">Good Old Boat magazine</a></p> <p><a href= "https://www.annapolisboatshows.com/cruisers-university/">Cruisers University</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/WomenWhoSail/">Women Who Sail</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.goodoldboat.com/"><img class= "size-full wp-image-40920 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/GOBlogo-1.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="26" /></a> Sponsor: <a href= "http://www.goodoldboat.com/">Good Old Boat magazine</a>. For 20 years, Good Old Boat has been the sailing magazine for those who maintain, upgrade, and enjoy their own sailboats. Go to goodoldboat.com to learn more. When you're ready to subscribe, enter coupon code PODCAST18 for an extra issue on your subscription. Good Old Boat: the sailing magazine for the rest of us!</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> </div>
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Thoughts on Navigation
<p>Modern navigation equipment has made cruising so much easier, but has it made it safer? Lin Pardey ponders on exactly this as she describes how, after sailing more than 190,000 miles using traditional navigation, i.e. a sextant and stopwatch plus hand-bearing compass, she and Larry sail through the Line Islands using GPS.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases)<strong>:</strong></p> <p><a href= "https://www.amazon.com/Garmin-GPSMAP-Waterproof-Marine-Chartplotter/dp/B003I86PJG/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1538002937&sr=8-5&keywords=handheld+GPS+for+boats"> Garmin GPSMAP 78sc Waterproof Marine GPS and Chartplotter</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2CXQb1v">Training Sextant</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2S9h6f2">Binoculars</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2q30GYU">Hand bearing compass</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2POrQhB">Depthsounder</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2q6WRSE">Drinking/wine glasses for the boat</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2CYrPou">Log Book</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2R6THtk">Celestial Navigation book</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.solavore.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-37204 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Solavore.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "44" /></a>Sponsor:</strong> <a href="http://www.solavore.com/">Solavore Solar Ovens</a>. Cook with the power of the sun with your Solavore Sport solar oven. Slow-cook, roast, or bake, the lightweight and durable Solavore is perfect for life on board. Keep the galley cool and save fuel too! Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> for 15% off through September 2018.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Your New Boat Checklist
<p>Buying a boat can be stressful, and it's easy to forget a piece of paperwork or legal requirement. Stay on top of it all with this checklist.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases)<strong>:</strong></p> <p><a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/New-Boat-Checklist.pdf"> New Boat Checklist</a> (PDF download)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2CX9lER" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">Basic lifejackets</a>, <a href= "https://amzn.to/2S4Rpwi" target="_blank" rel= "nofollow noopener">more comfortable ones</a> and <a href="https://amzn.to/2QY9U4a" target= "_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">throwables</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2CT39xH">Fire blanket</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2S2fB2t">Electronic flare</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="http://www.goodoldboat.com/"><img class= "size-full wp-image-40920 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/GOBlogo-1.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="26" /></a> Sponsor: <a href= "http://www.goodoldboat.com/">Good Old Boat magazine</a>. For 20 years, Good Old Boat has been the sailing magazine for those who maintain, upgrade, and enjoy their own sailboats. Go to goodoldboat.com to learn more. When you're ready to subscribe, enter coupon code PODCAST18 for an extra issue on your subscription. Good Old Boat: the sailing magazine for the rest of us!</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Cruising Budget Lessons
<p>7 learned-while-cruising lessons that are helping us get our budget set for next time!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links)<strong>:</strong></p> <div> <p><a href= "https://ynab.com/referral/?ref=J7BQUQe_DlyzF62Z&utm_source=customer_referral"> You Need a Budget (YNAB)</a></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2pX9Dmy">Monthly planner</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2ygtWjt">Anchors</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2Ck7wAt">Clothes wringer</a> (Amazon)</p> </div> <p><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com">Marmara Imports towels</a> (best boat towels ever!)</p> <div class="entry-content"> <p><a href="https://infinitylwv.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-39931 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Galley-Podcast_Final.gif" alt="" width="560" height= "200" /></a><strong>Sponsor: </strong> <a href= "https://infinitylwv.com/">Infinity</a>, the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples. </p> </div> <div class="entry-content"> </div> <div class="entry-content"><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href="https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></div>
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8 Thoughts for Guests
<p>Having guests on the boat is different than having guests stay in your house, and they need to be prepared. Here's what we share with our guests!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Amazon links are affiliate links, which means that The Boat Galley Podcast earns on qualifying purchases)<strong>:</strong></p> <div> <p>Marmara towels (the BEST ever boat (or boat-visiting) towels: <a href= "http://www.marmaraimports.com/">www.marmaraimports.com</a></p> <p>PFD: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2CGVkuV">https://amzn.to/2CGVkuV</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Soft-sided luggage: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2ymgn1T">https://amzn.to/2ymgn1T</a> (Amazon)</p> </div> <p>Reef-safe sunscreen: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2yidDm3">https://amzn.to/2yidDm3</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38184 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "25" /></a>Sponsor: </strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/">Marmara Imports</a>. 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Redundancy on a Boat
<p>You can't just take a whole second boat with you. Learn how to choose the RIGHT spares to keep your boat going.</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2A5ksc6">Nigel Calder: Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual</a></p> <p><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-39100 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Gosun.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="40" /><strong>Sponsor: <a href= "http://gosun.co/">GoSun.co</a></strong> Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life. Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Hurricane Prep
<p>Learn about our decision making and understand what we did to prepare our boat for Hurricane Florence. It's not all simple!</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <div> <p>National Hurricane Center: <a href= "http://www.nhc.noaa.gov">www.nhc.noaa.gov</a></p> <p>National Weather Service: <a href= "http://www.weather.gov">www.weather.gov</a></p> <p>Windy: <a href="http://www.windy.com">www.windy.com</a></p> <p>Chris Parker: <a href= "https://www.mwxc.com">https://www.mwxc.com</a></p> <p>Fishing Bay Yacht Club: <a href= "http://www.fbyc.net">www.fbyc.net</a></p> <p>Boat US recommendations:</p> <p><a href= "https://www.boatus.com/seaworthy/hurricane/default.asp">https://www.boatus.com/seaworthy/hurricane/default.asp</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.goodoldboat.com/"><img class= "size-full wp-image-40920 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/GOBlogo-1.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="26" /></a> Sponsor: <a href= "http://www.goodoldboat.com/">Good Old Boat magazine</a>. For 20 years, Good Old Boat has been the sailing magazine for those who maintain, upgrade, and enjoy their own sailboats. Go to goodoldboat.com to learn more. When you're ready to subscribe, enter coupon code PODCAST18 for an extra issue on your subscription. Good Old Boat: the sailing magazine for the rest of us!</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> </div>
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Three Jury Rigging Ideas
<p>You are five days out of Bermuda. A shroud breaks, your mast threatens to come down. Few cruisers can imagine a worse scenario. Join Lin Pardey as she relates how two different cruising crews faced this exact situation and came up with jury rigging that let them sail their boats onward without calling for outside assistance.</p> <p><a href="https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-38842 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2-USE-THIS-VERSION.jpg" alt="Shambala Sailing Adventures" width="560" height= "280" /></a><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/">Shambala Sailing Adventures</a>, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href= "mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Downsizing to Move Aboard
<p>Selling it all and sailing off into the sunset sounds so romantic. And then you start thinking about the reality. WHERE do you start? HOW do you do it? </p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p><a href= "https://savingtosail.teachable.com/courses/downsizing-for-a-life-afloat?affcode=94569_1_9xc4rc"> Downsizing for a Life Afloat</a></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2QXM61g">Hi-speed photo scanner</a></p> <p>Both of the above are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38184 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "25" /></a>Sponsor: </strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/">Marmara Imports</a>. 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Bed Challenges Aboard
<p>Learn about the trials and tribulations of making the bed on a small sailboat - and the myths of an un-disturbed v-berth.</p> <div> <p>Sailboat sheets: https://www.quahogbaybedding.com</p> <p>Bristol Channel Cutter: http://www.samlmorse.com/?a=bcc_layouts</p> <p>Cruising in Serrafyn: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2ObnEuC">https://amzn.to/2ObnEuC</a> (Amazon)</p> </div> <p>Video: <a href= "https://youtu.be/0jgxbjuXpjw">https://youtu.be/0jgxbjuXpjw</a></p> <p>As an Amazon affiliate, The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualified sales through the Amazon link above.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mahalosailing.com/"><img class= "alignleft size-full wp-image-39939 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/mahalo.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "33" /></a> <strong>Sponsor: </strong><a href= "http://www.mahalosailing.com/">Mahalo Sailing.com</a>. Offering private and group charters in exotic locations, Mahalo Sailing will feed your cruising dreams with practical knowledge, education and incredible scenery. Join us for the adventure of a lifetime! Use coupon code ALOHA18 for a $50 discount. <a href= "http://mahalosailing.com/">Mahalo Sailing.com</a> - make your vacation dreams come true.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Filling Up the Black Box
<p>Engine checks and maintenance can be a pain to do, and it's easy to put them off until we have a problem. Listen in for a story of why that may not be the best approach.</p> <p><strong>Links</strong></p> <p><a href= "http://johnvigor.blogspot.com/2014/02/the-black-box-theory.html">John Vigor's Black Box Theory</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.goodoldboat.com/"><img class= "size-full wp-image-40920" src= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/GOBlogo-1.jpg" alt="" width="125" height="26" /></a> <strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "http://www.goodoldboat.com/">Good Old Boat magazine</a>. For 20 years, Good Old Boat has been the sailing magazine for those who maintain, upgrade, and enjoy their own sailboats. Go to goodoldboat.com to learn more. When you're ready to subscribe, enter coupon code PODCAST18 for an extra issue on your subscription. Good Old Boat: the sailing magazine for the rest of us!</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Life and Boat Projects
<p>When the summer stretches before you, it can be hard to focus on the boat. Maybe that's not so bad.</p> <p><a href="https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-38842 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2-USE-THIS-VERSION.jpg" alt="Shambala Sailing Adventures" width="560" height= "280" /></a><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/">Shambala Sailing Adventures</a>, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href= "mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Glad We Chose a Better Anchorage
<p>Learn why Lin Pardey feels flexibility was the key to some of her best cruising experiences. Join her and Larry as they decide to abandon the anchorage of their first choice and gain some real rewards.</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2xKszs4">Cruising Has No Limits</a> DVD (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://vimeo.com/ondemand/pardeyoffshoresailing" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">Pardey Offshore Sailing Video Series</a></p> <p>Disclosure: we earn from qualified sales using the above links.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38184 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "25" /></a>Sponsor: </strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/">Marmara Imports</a>. 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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How to Get Packages While Cruising
<p>If you're cruising from place to place with no fixed address, how do you get a shipment from Amazon, Defender or anywhere else?</p> <p><a href="https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-38842 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2-USE-THIS-VERSION.jpg" alt="Shambala Sailing Adventures" width="560" height= "280" /></a><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/">Shambala Sailing Adventures</a>, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href= "mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Line Etiquette Afloat
<p>Learn three key things about proper ways to secure your boat. Hint - pay attention to YOU!</p> <p><strong>Links and References:</strong></p> <div> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2OD2mTL">Dock lines (one example)</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href= "https://www.boatus.com/seaworthy/hurricane/default.asp">BoatUS articles on best practices</a></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2xytXOl">Mantus anchor</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>As an Amazon affiliate, The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualified purchases.</p> <p><a href="https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/"><img class= "aligncenter wp-image-38842 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2-USE-THIS-VERSION.jpg" alt="Shambala Sailing Adventures" width="560" height= "280" /></a><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/">Shambala Sailing Adventures</a>, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href= "mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> </div>
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How to Buy Food for a Cruising Boat
<p>Choices, choices. So many decisions to make when you're provisioning a boat, whether it's for a weekend or month. Carolyn Shearlock gives you two guiding principles in deciding what to buy.</p> <p><strong>Resources:</strong></p> <p><a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/downloadable-provisioning-spreadsheet/">Downloadable Provisioning Spreadsheet</a></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2paT5XV">Care and Feeding of the Sailing Crew</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2xn6zU3">The Boat Galley Cookbook</a> (Amazon)</p> <p>Note re: Amazon links: As an Amazon affiliate, The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38184 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "25" /></a>Sponsor: </strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/">Marmara Imports</a>. 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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How Timelines Affect Cruising Plans
<p>Specific deadlines and general timelines both have their place when prepping for your cruise. Learn when each is best.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.solavore.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-37204 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Solavore.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "44" /></a>Sponsor:</strong> <a href="http://www.solavore.com/">Solavore Solar Ovens</a>. Cook with the power of the sun with your Solavore Sport solar oven. Slow-cook, roast, or bake, the lightweight and durable Solavore is perfect for life on board. Keep the galley cool and save fuel too! Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> for 15% off through September 2018.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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How to Choose a Cruising Boat
<p>The idea is to get out cruising as soon as possible. Of course you want to do it as safely as possible and you’d like to be comfortable too. But as Lin Pardey will explain, much of the advice on choosing a boat given by other sailors, magazines and online forums may be misleading. She’ll give you encouragement to get off cruising sooner, with more money in the bank.</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p><a href= "https://vimeo.com/ondemand/pardeyoffshoresailing">Pardey Offshore Sailing Video Series</a></p> <p><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-38842 sp-no-webp" src="https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2-USE-THIS-VERSION.jpg" alt="Shambala Sailing Adventures" width="560" height= "280" /><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Shambala Sailing Adventures, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href= "mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Why Did Our Boat Survive Irma?
<p>Over 75% of the boats in Boot Key Harbor were totaled or had massive damage when Hurricane Irma devastated the Florida Keys.</p> <p>Barefoot Gal survived with not even a scratch. Why?</p> <p><a href="http://www.mahalosailing.com/"><img class= "alignleft size-full wp-image-39939 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/mahalo.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "33" /></a> <strong>Sponsor:</strong><a href= "http://www.mahalosailing.com/">Mahalo Sailing.com</a>. Offering private and group charters in exotic locations, Mahalo Sailing will feed your cruising dreams with practical knowledge, education and incredible scenery. Join us for the adventure of a lifetime! Use coupon code ALOHA18 for a $50 discount. <a href= "http://mahalosailing.com/">Mahalo Sailing.com</a> - make your vacation dreams come true.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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10 Steps to Get You Cruising!
<p>10 actionable steps to get you out there. The order might surprise you!</p> <p><strong>Links</strong> (Items marked as Amazon are affiliate links. As an Amazon affiliate, we earn from qualifying purchases.)</p> <div> <p>General Cruising Resources:</p> <p><a href= "http://www.theboatgalley.com">www.theboatgalley.com</a></p> <p><a href= "http://www.sailingtotem.com">www.sailingtotem.com</a></p> <p>Women Who Sail facebook group (no guys, sorry): <a href= "https://m.facebook.com/groups/292744864104327">https://m.facebook.com/groups/292744864104327</a></p> <p>Learn to Sail with one of The Boat Galley Podcast sponsors:</p> <p>Suky Cannon: <a href= "mailto:captainsuky@gmail.com">captainsuky@gmail.com</a></p> <p>Mahalo Sailing Charters: <a href= "http://www.mahalosailing.com">www.mahalosailing.com</a></p> <p>Sail Caribbean (for teens): <a href= "http://www.sailcaribbean.com">www.sailcaribbean.com</a></p> <p>Budgeting:</p> <p>One video outlining (Sailing Yacht Ruby Rose): <a href= "http://yachtrubyrose.com/much-cost-sail-around-world/">http://yachtrubyrose.com/much-cost-sail-around-world/</a></p> <p>Sailing Kittiwake (smaller budget): <a href= "http://sailingkittiwake.com/the-cost-of-cruising/">http://sailingkittiwake.com/the-cost-of-cruising/</a></p> <p>Choosing a boat resources:</p> <p>Mahina Expeditions: <a href= "http://www.mahina.com/cruise.html">http://www.mahina.com/cruise.html</a></p> <p>Bluewater: <a href= "http://www.yayablues.com/bluewater.htm">http://www.yayablues.com/bluewater.htm</a></p> <p>Buying the boat: How Not to Buy A Cruising Boat (Amazon): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2wGmNr0">https://amzn.to/2wGmNr0</a></p> <p>Boat maintenance references:</p> <p>Good Old Boat magazine: <a href= "http://www.goodoldboat.com">www.goodoldboat.com</a></p> <p>This Old Boat (Amazon): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2wJEC8B">https://amzn.to/2wJEC8B</a></p> <p>Marine Diesel Engines (Amazon): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2LZRIEq">https://amzn.to/2LZRIEq</a></p> <p>Sailors Sketchbook (Amazon): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2CyWlpF">https://amzn.to/2CyWlpF</a></p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-38184 size-full" src= "https://theboatgalley.com/wp-content/uploads/Marmara-imports.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "25" /></a>Sponsor: </strong><a href="http://www.marmaraimports.com/">Marmara Imports</a>. 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.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> </div>
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How to Provision for a Bareboat Charter
<p>Bareboat chartering is great for getting a taste of cruising and having a wonderful vacation. But how do you make sure that you have all the groceries you need for great meals?</p> <p>Carolyn Shearlock of The Boat Galley gives you the low down.</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://theboatgalley.com/boat-galley-cookbook/">The Boat Galley Cookbook</a></p> <p><a href= "http://theboatgalley.com/charter-provisioning-in-the-bvi/">Provisioning Companies in the BVI</a></p> <p><a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/organizing-galley-charter/">Organizing the Galley on a Charter</a> (podcast)</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "http://galleyware.com/">Galleyware</a> -- Find top-rated nesting cookware, nautical dinnerware, and other galley essentials at Galleyware, your one-stop shop for every galley need. Use coupon code <strong>GALLEY2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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5 Games to Enjoy Aboard
<p>Games that you can take anywhere take some finding: here are 5 to start you off!</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p>Multiple packs of playing cards with different designs: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2MSpekx">https://amzn.to/2MSpekx</a></p> <p>Rummikub game: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2MZctEw">https://amzn.to/2MZctEw</a></p> <p>SET game: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2PLpuAj">https://amzn.to/2PLpuAj</a></p> <p>Mexican Train: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2ooc2WN">https://amzn.to/2ooc2WN</a></p> <p>Bananagrams (single): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2ohHTbz">https://amzn.to/2ohHTbz</a></p> <p>Double Bananagrams: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2MYXGKb">https://amzn.to/2MYXGKb</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mahalosailing.com/"><img class= "alignleft size-full wp-image-39939 sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/mahalo.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "33" /></a> <strong>Sponsor:</strong><a href= "http://www.mahalosailing.com/">Mahalo Sailing.com</a>. Offering private and group charters in exotic locations, Mahalo Sailing will feed your cruising dreams with practical knowledge, education and incredible scenery. Join us for the adventure of a lifetime! Use coupon code ALOHA18 for a $50 discount. <a href= "http://mahalosailing.com/">Mahalo Sailing.com</a> - make your vacation dreams come true.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Vegetarians Onboard
<p>If one of your cruising guests is a vegetarian, or you yourself prefer meatless meals, Lin Pardey’s latest podcast could be just what you need. Her suggestions are based on interviews with more than two dozen cruising vegetarians and as many professional yacht cooks. Have enough provisions on board for these specialized needs, don’t end up having to throw half of them away, and ideas for those times when you run low on meat.</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p>Vegetarian Cookbooks: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2wulRWq">https://amzn.to/2wulRWq</a></p> <p>Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2P8zS3M">https://amzn.to/2P8zS3M</a></p> <p>Storing Food without Refrigeration: <a href= "http://bit.ly/StoringFoodNoFridge">http://bit.ly/StoringFoodNoFridge</a></p> <p>The Boat Galley Cookbook: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2wpaZcH">https://amzn.to/2wpaZcH</a></p> <p>Rectangular Skillet: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2LvNvIq">https://amzn.to/2LvNvIq</a></p> <p><a href= "https://vimeo.com/ondemand/pardeyoffshoresailing">Pardey Offshore Sailing Video Series</a></p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.solavore.com/"><img class= "alignleft wp-image-37204 size-full sp-no-webp" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Solavore.jpg" alt="" width="125" height= "44" /></a>Sponsor:</strong> <a href="http://www.solavore.com/">Solavore Solar Ovens</a>. Cook with the power of the sun with your Solavore Sport solar oven. Slow-cook, roast, or bake, the lightweight and durable Solavore is perfect for life on board. Keep the galley cool and save fuel too! Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> for 15% off through September 2018.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Cruiser Potlucks
<p>Potlucks are a mainstay of cruiser life. Carolyn Shearlock offers two suggestions for making them even better for the folks at the end of the line and those with food allergies and dietary restrictions.</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p>The Boat Galley Cookbook: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2obuL7S">https://amzn.to/2obuL7S</a></p> <p><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-38842 sp-no-webp" src="https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2-USE-THIS-VERSION.jpg" alt="Shambala Sailing Adventures" width="560" height= "280" /><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/">Shambala Sailing Adventures</a>, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href= "mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Land vs. Boat Provisioning
<p>Is cooking on a boat REALLY exactly like being on land? Not so fast!</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p>Pasta container: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2BAM3oa">https://amzn.to/2BAM3oa</a></p> <p>Thermal cooker: <a href= "https://www.amazon.com/Tayama-TXM-70CFZ-Energy-Saving-Thermal-Cooker/dp/B01LXUM4AS/ref=sr_1_4?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1534975708&sr=1-4&keywords=thermal+cooker"> https://amzn.to/2NfFSXW</a></p> <p>GoSun Stove: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2BCKgiF">https://amzn.to/2BCKgiF</a></p> <p><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-39100 sp-no-webp" style="margin-right: 10px;" src= "https://31oyzh25fehd21hb9c1gjdv7-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/Gosun.jpg" width="125" height="40" /><strong>Sponsor: <a href= "http://gosun.co/">GoSun.co</a></strong> Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life. Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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How to Choose Bottom Paint
<p>Learn the most important considerations in choosing bottom paint for your boat. Carolyn Shearlock explains 13 things to consider and why they are important.</p> <p><strong>Links: </strong></p> <p>Micron 66 bottom paint (Amazon): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2vXctLz">https://amzn.to/2vXctLz</a></p> <p>Trilux 33 (suitable for aluminum): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2MZ7y3c">https://amzn.to/2MZ7y3c</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Infinity, the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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3 Things for Long-Term Boat Storage
<p>Leaving your boat for an extended period means taking special precautions.</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p>Ant and roach traps: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2OBddNw">https://amzn.to/2OBddNw</a></p> <p>Chafe gear for lines: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2OGSlEF">https://amzn.to/2OGSlEF</a></p> <p>My favorite on board fans: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2OErCbF">https://amzn.to/2OErCbF</a></p> <p>Dehumidifier: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2OAfvwe">https://amzn.to/2OAfvwe</a></p> <p>Concrobium: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2KWckN5">https://amzn.to/2KWckN5</a></p> <p>Solar vent: <a href= "https://www.amazon.com/Nicro-N20020-white-Minivent-1000/dp/B000NI3H40/ref=sr_1_3?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1534101495&sr=8-3&keywords=nicro+solar+vent"> https://amzn.to/2KWcuEb</a></p> <p>Shore power cord (SMART PLUG) <a href= "https://www.amazon.com/SmartPlug-BF30-Connector-Shorepower-Products-Accessories/dp/B005MEJ7VW/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1534101580&sr=8-1-fkmr0&keywords=smart+shore+power+cord+marine"> https://amzn.to/2OFWadk</a></p> <p>Bilge pump: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2MjeiNk">https://amzn.to/2MjeiNk</a></p> <p>Video monitoring: <a href= "https://www.amazon.com/Motion-Sensor-Monitor-Original-Detection/dp/B07FTG6FBR/ref=sr_1_9?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1534101687&sr=1-9&keywords=remote+video+monitor+security"> https://amzn.to/2OEEe2G</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor: </strong>Infinity, the most trusted name in woven vinyl flooring in the marine industry. Since 2008, Infinity has offered boat owners premier flooring options proven to withstand even the most demanding environments. Each of their products is equipped with UV-stable fade resistance and antimicrobial technology, giving them both durability and style that can’t be matched. Thinking about kicking carpet to the curb? Make the switch to Infinity and see the difference true luxury makes. Use the coupon code “PODCAST” for 50% off samples.</p>
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How to Keep Eggs on a Boat
<p>Veteran cruiser Lin Pardey shares 5 ways to keep eggs fresh longer, and which one is her favorite!</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p><a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/downloads/storing-food-without-refrigeration-ebook/"> Storing Food without Refrigeration</a></p> <p>The Boat Galley Cookbook: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2KPz0hZ">https://amzn.to/2KPz0hZ</a></p> <p>Care and Feeding of the Sailing Crew: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2MKfHbI">https://amzn.to/2MKfHbI</a></p> <p>Sodium Silicate (waterglass): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2OxyOpV">https://amzn.to/2OxyOpV</a></p> <p>Plastic egg carrier: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2B7ooeV">https://amzn.to/2B7ooeV</a></p> <p>Powdered eggs: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2MFxBwl">https://amzn.to/2MFxBwl</a></p> <p><a href= "https://vimeo.com/ondemand/pardeyoffshoresailing">Pardey Offshore Sailing Video Series</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "http://galleyware.com/">Galleyware</a> -- Find top-rated nesting cookware, nautical dinnerware, and other galley essentials at Galleyware, your one-stop shop for every galley need. Use coupon code <strong>GALLEY2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Tips for Going to a Boat Show
<p>Boat shows can be huge and overwhelming. It's all too easy to leave and feel that you've missed things you really wanted to see or do.</p> <p>A plan, that's what you need. Carolyn Shearlock tells you how to create one that's perfect for you!</p> <p>NOTE: Carolyn and Nica will be at the Annapolis Sailboat Show -- the booth is right beside the gin barge. They'll also be at the Women Who Sail gathering Friday night at 5PM on the Pusser's rooftop, and are both teaching at Cruiser's University. Hope to see you there!</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p><a href= "https://www.annapolisboatshows.com/united-states-sailboat-show/">Annapolis Boat Shows</a></p> <p><a href= "https://www.annapolisboatshows.com/cruisers-university/">Cruiser's University</a></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2B6L1jK">Keen sandals</a> (Amazon)</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "http://www.solavore.com/">Solavore Solar Ovens</a>. Cook with the power of the sun with your Solavore Sport solar oven. Slow-cook, roast, or bake, the lightweight and durable Solavore is perfect for life on board. Keep the galley cool and save fuel too! Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> for 15% off through September 2018.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Why We Cruise
<p>Boat work seems endless. Every now and then, though, it’s critical to go sailing.</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "http://www.mahalosailing.com/">Mahalo Sailing</a> Offering private and group charters in exotic locations, Mahalo Sailing will feed your cruising dreams with practical knowledge, education and incredible scenery. Join us for the adventure of a lifetime! Use coupon code ALOHA18 for a $50 discount.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Anchoring for 50 Knots
<p>Dragging anchor is no fun. At best, you end up on deck in less than ideal conditions -- often the middle of the night and/or a squall. At worst, there's boat damage and injury to people.</p> <p>By always anchoring as if we know it'll blow 50, we're ready for the times it does. Here, Carolyn Shearlock explains their technique.</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p>Mantus Anchor: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Of33BX">https://amzn.to/2Of33BX</a></p> <p>Mantus Chain Hook for 1/4" chain: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2vmcM2l">https://amzn.to/2vmcM2l</a></p> <p>Sena Bluetooth headsets ("My Team Talks"): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2AHiuAV">https://amzn.to/2AHiuAV</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor: <a href= "http://gosun.co/">GoSun.co</a></strong> Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life. Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Project Creep Weekend
<p>Boat projects creep, sometimes taking 10 times as long as you expected!</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p>Garboard plug (dinghy plug): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2KjZYOP">https://amzn.to/2KjZYOP</a></p> <p>Brass garboard plug (dinghy plug assembly): <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Av8T05">https://amzn.to/2Av8T05</a></p> <p>Laser dolly: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2LIeLYW">https://amzn.to/2LIeLYW</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor: <a href= "http://gosunstove.com/">GoSunstove.com</a></strong> Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life. Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Can't Buy Safety
<p>With the myriad of so-called safety gear being promoted by manufacturer and sailing magazine, how do you choose what you actually need without sinking your cruising budget?  Lin Pardey, who after more than 200,000 miles of voyaging is still heading off across oceans and evaluating offshore gear, shares her thoughts on how to evaluate potential safety gear.</p> <p><strong>Links (Amazon):</strong></p> <p><strong>Mustang Inflatable PFD with Harness --</strong> hydrostatic so doesn't inflate in rain or spray <a href= "https://amzn.to/2AkkUoR">https://amzn.to/2AkkUoR</a></p> <p><strong>Capable Cruiser </strong><a href= "https://amzn.to/2K5Wn6H">https://amzn.to/2K5Wn6H</a></p> <p><strong>Voyager's Handbook </strong><a href= "https://amzn.to/2Akl8MJ">https://amzn.to/2Akl8MJ</a></p> <p><a href= "https://vimeo.com/ondemand/pardeyoffshoresailing">Pardey Offshore Sailing Video Series</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/">Shambala Sailing Adventures</a>, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href= "mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> <p> </p>
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Faking It
<p>How do you cope when things have you more than a little nervous? Can you turn the mood to one of calmness or fun?</p> <p>Carolyn Shearlock explains what she does in this exact situation.</p> <div class="entry-content"> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/">Shambala Sailing Adventures</a>, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href= "mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p> </div>
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9 Tips for the Cruiser-to-Be
<p>The idea of going cruising can grab you by the throat. How can you keep the dream alive?</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p>Voyagers Handbook: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2LiybmZ">https://amzn.to/2LiybmZ</a></p> <p>Voyaging with Kids: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2LvJNCu">https://amzn.to/2LvJNCu</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor: <a href= "http://gosun.co/">GoSun.co</a></strong> Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life. Use coupon code <strong>Galley2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Boat Buying: How Much to Offer
<p>You finally find the boat you want to buy. Then comes the big question: how much to offer for it?</p> <p>Ask any five people and you‘ll get five different “rules of thumb.”</p> <p>Carolyn Shearlock has bought numerous boats over the years -- small and large -- and doesn't think there is a universal answer, though: listen in to she approaches the question.</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/">Shambala Sailing Adventures</a>, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href= "mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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What Food and How Much Of It?
<p>Heading out for longer than just a day or two? You've probably got a bunch of questions about what food to take, how much you'll need and what to do if you run out.</p> <p>Listen in as Carolyn Shearlock, author of The Boat Galley Cookbook, tells how she handles it all.</p> <p><strong>Links: </strong></p> <p>The Boat Galley Cookbook: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2mxmdax">https://amzn.to/2mxmdax</a></p> <p>Downloadable Inventory and Provisioning Spreadsheet: <a href= "https://theboatgalley.com/downloadable-provisioning-spreadsheet/">https://theboatgalley.com/downloadable-provisioning-spreadsheet/</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "http://galleyware.com">Galleyware</a> -- Find top-rated nesting cookware, nautical dinnerware, and other galley essentials at Galleyware, your one-stop shop for every galley need. Use coupon code <strong>GALLEY2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Cruising During Hurricane Season
<p>Most of the ten years she's been cruising, Carolyn Shearlock has cruised during hurricane season and in areas prone to hurricanes: the Sea of Cortez, El Salvador, Florida and the Bahamas.</p> <p>It may not be the right strategy for everyone, but here she tells what they do to minimize the risk.</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "https://www.fastseas.com/galley2018">Fastseas.com</a></p> <p>Coupon Code: GALLEY2018</p> <p>Music: “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Boat Mold Remedies
<p>It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. How mold shows up on boat things!</p> <p><strong>Links (products on Amazon):</strong></p> <p>Small window air conditioner: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2uyQZ7d">https://amzn.to/2uyQZ7d</a></p> <p>Concrobium: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2zPGl13">https://amzn.to/2zPGl13</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "http://galleyware.com">Galleyware</a> -- Find top-rated nesting cookware, nautical dinnerware, and other galley essentials at Galleyware, your one-stop shop for every galley need. Use coupon code <strong>GALLEY2018</strong> to save 10% on any order through December 2018.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Organizing Owner's Manuals
<p>Owner‘s manuals are key to operating and repairing your boat‘s systems. Being able to quickly lay your hands on the right one makes everything so much easier.</p> <p>Organizing them can seem a monumental task — here’s how Carolyn Shearlock did it in just a couple hours.</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> SeaTech Systems, offering cruiser-tested solutions for weather and communications. Whether it's satellite, wifi, cell, or SSB, SeaTech's packages are simple and affordable.</p> <p>Coupon Code: Free shipping through July 2018 with the code GALLEY2018 at checkout.</p> <p>Music: “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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First Time Voyagers’ Fears
<p>Setting off on your first ocean passage can be daunting. For the first timer it is hard to dismiss the sea stories you read online or in sailing magazines - storms, dismastings, all the things that could possibly go wrong when you are far from land. To help you put these fears into a proper perspective, Lin Pardey interviewed 11 voyagers who had just crossed the South Pacific Oceans to learn what worried them most, and what they actually found “out there”.</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p>Capable Cruiser: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2JspjoZ">https://amzn.to/2uoFdfKhttps://amzn.to/2JspjoZ</a></p> <p>Storm Tactics: <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Lj5KBl">https://amzn.to/2Lj5KBl</a></p> <p>Rainman Watermakers: <a href= "https://www.seataskgroup.com/">https://www.seataskgroup.com/</a></p> <p>Monitor Windvane: <a href= "https://www.scanmarinternational.com/windvane-selfsteering">https://www.scanmarinternational.com/windvane-selfsteering</a></p> <p><a href= "https://vimeo.com/ondemand/pardeyoffshoresailing">Pardey Offshore Sailing Video Series</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> <a href= "https://www.shambalasailingadventures.com/">Shambala Sailing Adventures</a>, offering customized learning charters in Exumas, Bahamas. Sail her like you own her with coaching from Captain Suky Cannon. Contact her at <a href= "mailto:CaptainSuky@gmail.com">CaptainSuky@gmail.com</a>; mention this podcast for 10% off.</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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Cruising Foreign Countries
<p>Bureaucracy. Legal requirements. Passports. Visas. Boat documents. Pet documents. Checking into foreign countries. Checking out. How can you learn it all?</p> <p>Carolyn Shearlock gives you the best places to find out what you need to know.</p> <p><strong>Links:</strong></p> <p>Noonsite General Documents You'll Need: <a href= "http://www.noonsite.com/General/CruisingInformation/DOCUMENTS%20YOU%20WILL%20NEED"> http://www.noonsite.com/General/CruisingInformation/DOCUMENTS%20YOU%20WILL%20NEED</a></p> <p>Noonsite Country by Country Details: <a href= "http://www.noonsite.com/Countries">http://www.noonsite.com/Countries</a></p> <p>Facebook Women Who Sail: <a href= "https://www.facebook.com/groups/WomenWhoSail/">https://www.facebook.com/groups/WomenWhoSail/</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor: </strong><a href= "http://Gosunstove.com"><strong>GoSun.co</strong></a> Inventors of the world's fastest most compact solar cookers for all your ship to shore culinary adventures. GoSun - using the power of the sun to fuel your galley life.</p> <p>Use coupon code Galley2018 to save 10% on any order through December 2018</p> <p><strong>Music:</strong> “Slow Down” by <a href= "https://www.reverbnation.com/intrepidsouls">Yvette Craig</a></p>
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