Show cover of The Boat Galley

The Boat Galley

Making boat life better, 5-10 minutes at a time. The Boat Galley Podcast contains quick bits of actionable information to help you learn all about boat life and going cruising.

Tracks

Using the VHF Radio
The VHF is an important, often overlooked, piece of safety gear aboard. Here are six tips to help you get comfortable using it. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): VHF Radio (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/4bRMwPp Remote Mic (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3QJqdTD Handheld VHF (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/4abWg5G AIS Transponder - https://www.milltechmarine.com/xb-8000 VHF Radio Course - https://resources.theboatgalley.com/products/courses/view/44 Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Looking to refinish your boat’s teak with a minimum of mess and fuss? Look no further! Teak Guard's non-toxic, water-based formulas for cleaning and finish will turn your teak from dingy to sparkling in no time. Use coupon code BG20 for 15% off your order of $50 or more. Visit AllGuardProducts.com and admire your teak with less maintenance. “You’re right! The best product for teak on the market!” Says Robert Villa Rica, GA Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig                
07:46 5/13/24
How to Keep Spices Fresh in a Boat
Spices and seasoning mixes keep your boat galley meals from getting dull. That's what it's important to keep them fresh. Keep listening to learn how. Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Life is too short to be uncomfortable on your boat - so don't be! PortVisor rainshields from Seaworthy Goods provide ventilation while keeping rain out. They’re made from tough UV-resistant lexan and install easily without tools, using their attached 3M adhesive tape. Visit SeaworthyGoods.com to learn more. Use coupon code SmartBoatStuff10 for an exclusive 10% off your next order. Seaworthy Goods - Smart stuff. Smart boats. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig    
06:49 5/6/24
How to Save Water While Washing Dishes
Every bit of water consevation helps on a boat. Here are 5 tips to save water when washing dishes. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Lunatec Pressurized Spray Bottle (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/4aSxc4B Nica Email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn Email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Lunatec, makers of the hydration spray bottle, odor-free dishcloth and self-cleaning washcloth. Lunatec offers practical gear designed to save water and reduce waste. A water bottle that doubles as a garden hose? A dish cloth that doesn’t get stinky? Yes, please! Visit Lunatecgear.com to learn more; use code boatgalley to save 10% on everything. Lunatec: innovative gear for your outdoor adventures. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig  
04:43 4/29/24
Efficient Food Storage Containers for a Boat
Boat galley storage containers don't only have to keep food fresh. They also have to waste as little space as possible. Here are some to consider. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Tupperware Modular Mates (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/49HuOMJ Lock & Lock (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3JtaNPy Sterilite (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/4d9HVt2 Rubbermaid Lock-its (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/4d65SkW Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Looking to refinish your boat’s teak with a minimum of mess and fuss? Look no further! Teak Guard's non-toxic, water-based formulas for cleaning and finish will turn your teak from dingy to sparkling in no time. Use coupon code BG20 for 15% off your order of $50 or more. Visit AllGuardProducts.com and admire your teak with less maintenance. “You’re right! The best product for teak on the market!” Says Robert Villa Rica, GA Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig      
04:52 4/22/24
Hobbies Aboard
Finding space, both mental and physical, is not always easy. Here's a discussion of our onboard hobbies, and how they make life better!  Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Gong Wing Foil Kit - https://bit.ly/49RaZTz Kindle (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/49vCEJq iPad (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3UePrvs Bluetooth Keyboard for iPad (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/49Axwn9 Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Looking to refinish your boat’s teak with a minimum of mess and fuss? Look no further! Teak Guard's non-toxic, water-based formulas for cleaning and finish will turn your teak from dingy to sparkling in no time. Use coupon code BG20 for 15% off your order of $50 or more. Visit AllGuardProducts.com and admire your teak with less maintenance. “You’re right! The best product for teak on the market!” Says Robert Villa Rica, GA. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig          
07:49 4/15/24
A Great Tool for Scraping a Boat Bottom
Scraping your boat's bottom is never a fun job. But the right tools can make it go just a bit faster. Learn about about the tool another boatowner introduced me to that I'd never go without again. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Six-in-One Painter's Tool (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3U7FTlO Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Life is too short to be uncomfortable on your boat - so don't be! PortVisor rainshields from Seaworthy Goods provide ventilation while keeping rain out. They’re made from tough UV-resistant lexan and install easily without tools, using their attached 3M adhesive tape. Visit SeaworthyGoods.com to learn more. Use coupon code SmartBoatStuff10 for an exclusive 10% off your next order. Seaworthy Goods - Smart stuff. Smart boats. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig    
04:40 4/8/24
Favorite Pancake Mix
Easy, tasty shortcuts like a good mix make special pancake mornings happen more frequently. Just add water!  Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Aprils Maple Syrup - https://aprilsmaple.com/  Homemade Yogurt Recipe (Boat Galley Cookbook) - https://resources.theboatgalley.com/products/courses/view/8 Kodiak Pancake Mix (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3PIqCp4 Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Marmara Imports.  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.   Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig        
04:34 4/1/24
The Rabbit Hole of Projects
How anchor gear meshed with food storage. A glimpse into how projects morph into each other on board. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Fortress Anchor (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3TN8Za0 Copper Flashing (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3TQS1Yq Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by MantusMarine.com, maker of the Mantus anchor, now available in models with and without a roll bar. Proven to set reliably in the most challenging bottoms, the Mantus anchor digs like no other, making anchoring safer and boating more enjoyable. Mantus Marine brings to market practical, durable and affordable marine products, including: anchoring gear, scuba diving accessories, and rechargeable waterproof headlamp for hands-free lighting and solar charging Navigation light. Visit MantusMarine.com and see for yourself! Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig      
06:27 3/25/24
DIY Tips for Baking Bread on a Boat
Intimidated by baking bread on your cruising boat? You don't have to be. Here are 5 tips to ensure you always have delicious bread--even when you're far from the store.  Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Kneedlessly Simple (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/43kgTuy Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Looking to refinish your boat’s teak with a minimum of mess and fuss? Look no further! Teak Guard's non-toxic, water-based formulas for cleaning and finish will turn your teak from dingy to sparkling in no time. Use coupon code BG20 for 15% off your order of $50 or more. Visit Allguardproducts.com and admire your teak with less maintenance. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig  
08:08 3/18/24
Tips for Using a Gimbaled Stove
A gimbaled stove can take some getting used to. But every sailing cruiser who likes hot meals will rely on theirs. Here are some pro tips on using yours. And knowing when to not use yours. Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Marmara Imports.  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.   Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig  
04:47 3/11/24
Five for Four
Fitting extra people aboard? No problem! Here are the details for how we made a four-bunk boat sleep five people.  Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Privacy Podcast - https://theboatgalley.com/🎧creating-privacy-on-the-boat/ Bristol Channel Cutter - https://samlmorse.com/bristol-channel-cutter/introduction/ ARB Fridge (Amazon) -  https://amzn.to/49TOUnx Solar Shower (Amazon)  - https://amzn.to/3TggFBl Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by MantusMarine.com, maker of the Mantus anchor, now available in models with and without a roll bar. Proven to set reliably in the most challenging bottoms, the Mantus anchor digs like no other, making anchoring safer and boating more enjoyable. Mantus Marine brings to market practical, durable and affordable marine products, including: anchoring gear, scuba diving accessories, and rechargeable waterproof headlamp for hands-free lighting and solar charging Navigation light. Visit MantusMarine.com and see for yourself! Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig    
11:26 3/4/24
Keeping Track of Boat Stores
It's important for weekend cruisers to know what they already have onboard before provisioning. Here's a simple method for tracking your boat stores.  Links: Boat Store Template Request - https://theboatgalley.com/whats-on-the-boat-request/ Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by MantusMarine.com, maker of the Mantus anchor, now available in models with and without a roll bar. Proven to set reliably in the most challenging bottoms, the Mantus anchor digs like no other, making anchoring safer and boating more enjoyable. Mantus Marine brings to market practical, durable and affordable marine products, including: anchoring gear, scuba diving accessories, and rechargeable waterproof headlamp for hands-free lighting and solar charging Navigation light. Visit MantusMarine.com and see for yourself! Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig    
04:44 2/26/24
The DIYers Dilemma
Understanding the tradeoffs inherent in boat projects can go a long way. Ask yourself about time, money, or quality. Which is the sticking point?  Links:  Seth Godin Optimization Blog: https://seths.blog/2024/01/optimized-or-maximized-2/  Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by MantusMarine.com, maker of the Mantus anchor, now available in models with and without a roll bar. Proven to set reliably in the most challenging bottoms, the Mantus anchor digs like no other, making anchoring safer and boating more enjoyable. Mantus Marine brings to market practical, durable and affordable marine products, including: anchoring gear, scuba diving accessories, and rechargeable waterproof headlamp for hands-free lighting and solar charging Navigation light. Visit MantusMarine.com and see for yourself! Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig        
13:39 2/19/24
Using Boxed Milk Onboard
Milk is highly perishable--a nightmare for cruisers, right? Well, there is one way to keep milk good on your boat. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Shelf-stable Milk (32 oz) - https://amzn.to/42BcPWs Shelf-stable Milk (8 oz) - https://amzn.to/3w7EoKK Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Looking to refinish your boat’s teak with a minimum of mess and fuss? Look no further! Teak Guard's non-toxic, water-based formulas for cleaning and finish will turn your teak from dingy to sparkling in no time. Use coupon code BG20 for 15% off your order of $50 or more. Visit AllguardProducts.com and admire your teak with less maintenance. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig    
04:18 2/12/24
Cruising to a Calendar
How to make sailing to a schedule less onerous. Here are two tips (and a bonus!) to ease the stress of meeting a deadline on the water. Links:  Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Looking to refinish your boat’s teak with a minimum of mess and fuss? Look no further! Teak Guard's non-toxic, water-based formulas for cleaning and finish will turn your teak from dingy to sparkling in no time. Use coupon code BG20 for 15% off your order of $50 or more. Visit TeakGuard.com and admire your teak with less maintenance. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig        
10:32 2/5/24
Why You Might Want Smaller Wineglasses Onboard
Wondering if you're overindulging a bit on the boat? It might just be your wineglasses. Here's something to consider. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Vikko 8.5 ounce Wineglasses (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/42gvdnm Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Marmara Imports.  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.   Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig      
03:36 1/29/24
Privacy - Visual and Audio
A discussion of what constitutes privacy in a small space. Sometimes you just need to pretend. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): White Noise Machine (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/47IVsDS Noise Cancelling Headphones (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/47HxSYu Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Marmara Imports.  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.   Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig                  
05:47 1/22/24
How to Manage Mold on your Boat
Cooler temps mean more condensation on the boat. And with condensation comes mold and mildew. Ugh. But there are a few ways to at least keep up with it.  Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Borax Powder (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3SeRgaJ Miracle Mist (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/48Qnv5y Concrobium (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3vtmt0J Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by MantusMarine.com, maker of the Mantus anchor, now available in models with and without a roll bar. Proven to set reliably in the most challenging bottoms, the Mantus anchor digs like no other, making anchoring safer and boating more enjoyable. Mantus Marine brings to market practical, durable and affordable marine products, including: anchoring gear, scuba diving accessories, and rechargeable waterproof headlamp for hands-free lighting and solar charging Navigation light. Visit MantusMarine.com and see for yourself! Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig        
05:13 1/15/24
Bahamas Cruising Permit
Online paperwork for the win! A walk through of the cruising permit application for the Bahamas. Links:  Bahamas Customs Site Cruising Permit Page -  https://bit.ly/48zILMK Blog Post - https://bit.ly/48G8UcI Bahamas Cruising Permit Costs (Scroll to bottom of page) -  https://bit.ly/4aJbznR  The Boat Galley Bahamas Reference - https://products.theboatgalley.com/products/bahamas-cruising-guide The Boat Galley Cruising the Bahamas course - https://products.theboatgalley.com/products/bahamas   Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Lunatec, makers of the hydration spray bottle, odor-free dishcloth and self-cleaning washcloth. Lunatec offers practical gear designed to save water and reduce waste. A water bottle that doubles as a garden hose? A dish cloth that doesn’t get stinky? Yes, please! Visit Lunatecgear.com to learn more; use code boatgalley to save 10% on everything. Lunatec: innovative gear for your outdoor adventures. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig      
14:30 1/8/24
Good Powdered Milk for Cruisers
Powdered milk is awful. Right? Well, there is one option you might want to try. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Nido Powdered Milk - https://amzn.to/41J6NCF Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE 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 GALLEY for an exclusive 10% discount. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig  
04:35 1/1/24
Finding Your Weather Window
  Looking ahead can be instructive in deciding whether a window is good enough or not. Sometimes you take what’s not quite perfect. Links:   Chris Parker Weather Forecasting -  https://www.mwxc.com The Boat Galley Bahamas Reference - https://products.theboatgalley.com/products/bahamas-cruising-guide  The Boat Galley Cruising the Bahamas Course - https://products.theboatgalley.com/products/bahamas   Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com  Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig        
06:45 12/28/23
How to Store Butter and Cheese on a Boat
It can be hard to find butter and cheese in some cruising grounds. You certainly want it to last once you find it. Here's how--whether you have a refrigerator or not. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Eating Well with a Tiny Fridge - https://resources.theboatgalley.com/products/courses/view/39 Lock & Lock Storage Containers (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/41BSP5K Canned Butter (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3v44Fco Bega Canned Cheese (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/48uF4rK Cheddar Cheese Powder (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/48vNcbw Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig              
05:11 12/25/23
Economy Isn’t Always About Money
Budget size first, then dollars - A few things to think about when provisioning the boat. Links: Costco - https://www.costco.com/   Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig        
05:45 12/21/23
Making a Prep List for the Bahamas
Everyone's "to do" list for going to the Bahamas will be different. But here are a few things to get you thinking based on our second trip there. Links: Get Ready to Cruise the Bahamas Course - https://products.theboatgalley.com/products/bahamas Bahamas Cruising Guide - https://products.theboatgalley.com/products/bahamas-cruising-guide Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig          
07:32 12/18/23
The Hardest Part about Starting Cruising
The stress of uncertainty is very real. A discussion of how hard it is to not quite be settled.   Links:  Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig  
09:22 12/14/23
Provisioning Options in the BVI
Taking a charter trip to the British Virgin Islands this winter? Then keep listening for some provisioning options--and questions to ask when you approach one. Links: Bobby's Supermarket - https://www.bobbyssupermarket.com RiteWay Food Markets - https://www.riteway.vg Tico - http://www.ticobvi.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Today’s episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Lunatec, makers of the hydration spray bottle, odor-free dishcloth and self-cleaning washcloth. Lunatec offers practical gear designed to save water and reduce waste. A water bottle that doubles as a garden hose? A dish cloth that doesn’t get stinky? Yes, please! Visit Lunatecgear.com to learn more; use code boatgalley to save 10% on everything. Lunatec: innovative gear for your outdoor adventures. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig      
06:58 12/11/23
Hurdles to Intentional Fitness Onboard
Acknowledging the very real challenges to onboard exercise - and how to deal with them. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Yoga Mat (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3RwvcrQ WhatsApp - https://www.whatsapp.com Zoom - https://zoom.us/  Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Today's episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by CLR Marine, suppliers of the "Extend Your Step" boarding ladder extension. Is your boat ladder just too short to comfortably and easily get out of the water? Extend Your Step fits right onto your existing boarding ladder, offering a stable and easy way to get a longer ladder. Find the Extend Your Step (and so many other fabulous products) at CLRMarine.com. Boat Galley Podcast listeners get a special 15% discount on the Extend Your Step through December 31, 2023, with the coupon code BOATGALLEY2023. CLRMarine - where your boat is our business. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig      
10:50 12/8/23
How Much Spice to Provision When Cruising?
Buying in bulk always gives you best price, right? Well, maybe not for spices. Especially when they lose their zing before you can use them. Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE 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 GALLEY for an exclusive 10% discount. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig    
04:00 12/4/23
Balance of Power
Aligning your electricity needs on board with your power plant is key to a happy cruising life. On balancing the supply of amps and wants. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Portable Electric Space Heater (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/49Z6ash Electric Blanket (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3uENWMM Double-Wall Electric Tea Kettle (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3GlWwT7 Programmable Bread Machine (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3GmNYeL Nica email - nica@fit2sail.com Carolyn email - carolyn@theboatgalley.com Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE This episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by Marmara Imports.  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.   Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig                
07:53 11/30/23
DIY Holiday Boat Decor
Yearn for some holiday decorations for your boat? But don't have room for for much? Here are some ideas for DIY decorations that are affordable and eco-friendly. Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases; some other links may be affiliate links): Solar Light Strings (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3SZzfy0 Origami Craft Paper (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/46AbqQe Cinnamon Stick (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/3MYSALV Clove Essential Oils (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/47AunE0 Salt Dough Recipe - https://www.rockyhedgefarm.com/christmas-scented-salt-dough-ornaments/ Ribbon Tree Guide - https://www.firefliesandmudpies.com/scrap-ribbon-tree-ornaments/ Origami Stars Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iszp_VfzBwU Star Garland Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgfa2NeRCZw&feature=youtu.be Star of David Origami Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bp0-3l_28SA Pomander Ball Guide - https://www.almanac.com/how-make-pomander-balls Cinnamon Himmeli - https://jojotastic.com/2015/12/09/diy-cinnamon-stick-himmeli/ Subscribe to the Boat Galley Newsletter! - https://bit.ly/3YBkvpE Today's episode of The Boat Galley Podcast is sponsored by CLR Marine, suppliers of the "Extend Your Step" boarding ladder extension. Is your boat ladder just too short to comfortably and easily get out of the water? Extend Your Step fits right onto your existing boarding ladder, offering a stable and easy way to get a longer ladder. Find the Extend Your Step (and so many other fabulous products) at CLRMarine.com. Boat Galley Podcast listeners get a special 15% discount on the Extend Your Step through December 31, 2023, with the coupon code BOATGALLEY2023. CLRMarine - where your boat is our business. Click to see all podcast sponsors, past and present. - https://bit.ly/3idXto7 Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig                  
07:01 11/27/23

Similar podcasts