Over years of doing many of our boat’s electrical jobs, I’ve learned a few tricks. Here’s some of my favorite DIY wiring hacks. [More] DIY Electrical Connection Tips
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Hauling your boat out to make repairs? Here’s how to protect yourself from regrets. All it takes is a plan. [More] Hauling Out? How to Protect Yourself
Ever need to track down a tiny leak on your boat? Sure you have. But it doesn’t have to be a horrible task if you use this clever little trick. [More] Tracking Down Leaks–The Easy Way
We recently upgraded our solar. Here’s what we chose and why. [More] Installing Solar Panels – Our Choices
Building our own stack pack involved a lot of creativity and decisions [More] Contemplating the Stack Pack
We had to haul the boat out to do a series of routine (but important) jobs on the boat. Here’s what you may have to look at before setting off cruising. [More] Hauling Out
How to find the cause of a fuel problem on a boat. Symptoms and possible causes, plus step-by-step strategies for finding it. [More] Find a Fuel Problem on a Boat
If your boat has been sitting for a while, you may need to polish your fuel. Here’s how with suggested tools to make it easier to accomplish DIY fuel polishing. [More] DIY Fuel Polishing
Bad-tasting water from your boat’s tank? Filter it! Three suggested ways to do it, with the pros and cons of each. [More] Boat Water Filtering
Learn about the different types of boat batteries and figure out which ones are best for you! [More] Boat Battery Types 101