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Good Galley: Get a jump on the basics

Good Galley: Get a jump on the basics

Get ready for the season by precooking stocks when you have time. Make a basic chicken stock and beef stock, portion into quart-sized zip-lock bags, and store in the freezer until needed. It’s a good idea to...

Good Galley: Fruit Sans Fly Eggs

Good Galley: Fruit Sans Fly Eggs

Wash all your fruit in water with a little splash of white vinegar and bicarbonate of soda. For apples, pears, etc., use hot water and it will remove the wax. For berries, use cold water. The solution will prevent fruit...

Good Galley: Baking tools

Good Galley: Baking tools

I love to bake, especially bread. But galley baking gives me two regular frustrations: never enough space to put hot sheet pans down once pulled from the oven, and warped oven mitts. I often use galley dishcloths to transfer dishes...

Good Galley: Tips on nut allergies, frozen fish

Good Galley: Tips on nut allergies, frozen fish

Beware hidden food triggers Did you know the sheen on craisins and other dried fruit is made from sunflower oil? Even someone with nut/seed allergies might not know that. Always make it a point to reach out to guests...


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MIT scientists turn seawater to drinking water with the push of a button

MIT scientists turn seawater to drinking water with the push of a button

MIT researchers have recently developed a portable desalination unit that weighs less than 10 kilograms, requires less power to operate than a cellphone charger, and can also be driven by a small, portable solar panel. The device utilizes electrical power...

Crew Insurance: Are you confident you’re covered?

Crew Insurance: Are you confident you’re covered?

Many things can break on board a yacht, including the crew. So when a crew member falls down a hatch, contracts malaria, or runs over a snorkeler with the tender, it’s important to know how liability insurance coverage works. Yet, as with many things yacht-related, it can be confusing.

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Underwriters at the helm

Underwriters at the helm

When yacht owners shop around for insurance, they are faced with very high premiums and loss deductibles from underwriters who limit cruising grounds based on their risk assessment. In some cases, yacht insurance premiums have risen by at least 43 percent from 2021 to 2022.

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The forever sought-after rotation

The forever sought-after rotation

Three words: Charter Rotation Position! These three words bring joy to the ears of many in search of their next vessel. Charter yachts provide the ability to earn extra cash, while rotations provide the extra freedom of time. Everyone wants it — but first, there are a few concerns to take into account.

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