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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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Aug 20, 2018

Learn the most important considerations in choosing bottom paint for your boat. Carolyn Shearlock explains 13 things to consider and why they are important.


Micron 66 bottom paint (Amazon):

Trilux 33 (suitable for aluminum):

Sponsor: Infinity, the most trusted...

Aug 16, 2018

Leaving your boat for an extended period means taking special precautions.


Ant and roach traps:

Chafe gear for lines:

My favorite on board fans:



Solar vent:

Aug 14, 2018

Veteran cruiser Lin Pardey shares 5 ways to keep eggs fresh longer, and which one is her favorite!


Storing Food without Refrigeration

The Boat Galley Cookbook:

Care and Feeding of the Sailing Crew:

Sodium Silicate (waterglass):

Plastic egg...

Aug 13, 2018

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.

A plan, that's what you need. Carolyn Shearlock tells you how to create one that's perfect for you!

NOTE: Carolyn and Nica will be at the Annapolis Sailboat Show -- the booth is right...

Aug 9, 2018

Boat work seems endless. Every now and then, though, it’s critical to go sailing.

Sponsor: Mahalo Sailing 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!...