Boat Radio – The Boat Galley – 48. Designing systems everyone can use

Sep 11, 08:54 AM

How would you cope if your sailing companion was injured? Could you sail your vessel single-handed? It’s essential that everyone on board can manage every boat job – even if they can’t do them as quickly or as easily as the skipper. Carolyn Shearlock takes us through the adaptations she made to ensure she can match taller, stronger husband Dave when sailing Barefoot Gal.

Seven years ago, seasoned cruiser Carolyn launched The Boat Galley – a website packed with tips and tricks for making boat life better. Since then, it has gone from strength to strength and it is now THE essential guide for getting the most out of cruising. Visit

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