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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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Apr 22, 2019

Learn why so many cruisers love watermakers and what's important to consider if you're about to buy one. Listen in as Carolyn Shearlock talks to Rainman Watermakers.

Links:

SeaTask Group (US dealer for Rainman): https://www.seataskgroup.com/orderasystem.html?id340=300

Rainman Desal (manufacturer, in Australia):


Dec 31, 2018

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!

Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links):

300 watt Bestek...


Oct 22, 2018

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.

Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases):

New Boat Checklist (PDF download)

Basic lifejacketsmore...


Aug 16, 2018

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

Links:

Ant and roach traps: https://amzn.to/2OBddNw

Chafe gear for lines: https://amzn.to/2OGSlEF

My favorite on board fans: https://amzn.to/2OErCbF

Dehumidifier: https://amzn.to/2OAfvwe

Concrobium: https://amzn.to/2KWckN5

Solar vent:


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...