In The Galley | PassageMaker

In The Galley

No vessel is complete without a galley, and in this section, you’ll find stories about proper provisioning, how to organize and make the most of the space in your galley, and easy recipes to incorporate in your meal plans (and satiate that palate). It’s all about having a good time when you’re on the water and there’s nothing better than having a good time on a full belly!

Cruising Cuisine: Mastering Seafood Chowder

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Quick and easy to prepare, packed with flavor, and simple enough to prepare in any seagoing galley, chowder has been a mainstay in sailor’s diets for centuries. Indeed, references to hearty, healthy chowders date back to the 16th century in both France and Britain.

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Carolyn’s Galley: Chocolate Upside-Down Cake


My husband, Dave, and I tend to be pretty active when we’re living on the boat. We walk the beaches and towns, hike on islands, snorkel or explore on our stand-up paddleboard. By mid-afternoon, we’re hungry. I’ve learned to plan on an afternoon snack, usually…

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Carolyn’s Galley: Three Bean Salad

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We were in the Sea of Cortez, and temperatures were in the high 90s. I needed a dish that wouldn’t go bad in the heat and that I could make ahead of time, preferably without heating up our boat. Three Bean Salad is perfect for times like this.

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Carolyn’s Galley: Baked Tuscan Chicken

Baked Tuscan Chicken

After anchoring, we enjoyed a glass of wine while dinner was in the oven. I had done the prep work the day before—Baked Tuscan Chicken is a wonderful make-ahead meal for guests, needing virtually no last-minute attention.

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Carolyn’s Galley: Baked Crab Rangoon

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Join Carolyn Shearlock, our galley gastronome, as she share some of her favorite cruising cuisines from aboard her trawler. This month in the galley features a recipe for Crab Rangoon.

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Selecting A Grill Type

  Selecting A Grill Type: Charcoal, Gas, Or Electric By Lori Ross CONSIDERATIONS FOR BUYING A GRILL       Charcoal Grill Pros Preferred by barbecue gurus because it provides better smoke and flavor to cooked foods Costs less than gas grill Cons Messy ash…

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Grilling Recipes

Grilling Recipes By Lori Ross MEDITERRANEAN GRILL DINNER     All recipes serve four people. Miniature Grilled Eggplant Parmesan Grilled Seafood Salad Mediterranean Brined and Grilled Pork Bacon, Figs, and Cheese Miniature Grilled Eggplant Parmesan 1/4 c. olive oil 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/4…

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