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Welcome to The Boat Galley podcast, filled with tips and how-to's to help you sail away into the sunset -- whether for the weekend or forever.

Each episode is filled with information you can act on immediately and there's plenty of encouragement, too. You CAN do this!

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Jul 31, 2018

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...


Jul 30, 2018

How do you cope when things have you more than a little nervous? Can you turn the mood to one of calmness or fun?

Carolyn Shearlock explains what she does in this exact situation.

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Jul 26, 2018

The idea of going cruising can grab you by the throat. How can you keep the dream alive?

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Jul 25, 2018

You finally find the boat you want to buy. Then comes the big question: how much to offer for it?

Ask any five people and you’ll get five different “rules of thumb.”

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...


Jul 23, 2018

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.

Listen in as Carolyn Shearlock, author of The Boat Galley Cookbook, tells how she handles it all.

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