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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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Sep 25, 2018

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.


Cruising Has No Limits DVD (Amazon)

Pardey Offshore Sailing Video Series

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Sep 24, 2018

If you're cruising from place to place with no fixed address, how do you get a shipment from Amazon, Defender or anywhere else?

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Sep 20, 2018

Learn three key things about proper ways to secure your boat. Hint - pay attention to YOU!

Links and References:

Dock lines (one example) (Amazon)

BoatUS articles on best practices

Mantus anchor (Amazon)

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Sep 17, 2018

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.


Downloadable Provisioning Spreadsheet

Care and Feeding of the Sailing Crew (Amazon)

The Boat...

Sep 13, 2018

Specific deadlines and general timelines both have their place when prepping for your cruise. Learn when each is best.

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