How to recognize that the bottom of your boat is fouled with growth, and how best to clean it yourself. Learn from my mistakes! [More] Bottom Cleaning
Repairs, Maintenance & DIY
Simple and more advanced projects, routine maintenance, quick ways to make big differences, solving nagging problems, tips and tools to make the work easier and getting help from pros.
Does a large array of solar panels make sense for your boat? Here’s how we decided — and the answer was a resounding YES! [More] The Dollars & Sense of Solar Panels
If you’re thinking of installing or changing the refrigerator on your boat, do a little thinking to make sure you end up with what you envision. [More] Adding or Changing Refrigeration: Things to Think About
If something in the galley is really bothering you, change it! Here’s my story . . . [More] Hate Something in Your Galley?
Bad-tasting water from your boat’s tank? Filter it! Three suggested ways to do it, with the pros and cons of each. [More] Water Filtering Systems
The perfect paper towel holder for a boat, RV or anywhere a breeze can blow in through the window. Cheap, easy and solves paper towels “blowing in the wind.” [More] The Best Paper Towel Holder
4 ways to make everyday items nonslip aboard a boat [More] Non-Slip Solutions
Four simple steps you can take to improve your refrigerator’s efficiency — for less than $1! [More] How to Improve Refrigerator Efficiency
Four simple and inexpensive ideas for improving your boat or RV refrigerator — save power without rebuilding your refrigerator or getting a new one. [More] Refrigeration: Extra Insulation