Considering how easy something is to clean before you buy it can save hours of labor — not to mention lots of water — later. I violated my own rule and paid for it! [More] Cleanability!
Buying a Boat & Gear for It
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A 4-way wind scoop will funnel even the tiniest bit of breeze down into your boat, whether you’re head to wind or not due to current or at a dock. [More] Wind Scoops
Missing a pan lid or just want ones that don’t clank? Silicone lids are the answer! [More] Silicone Pan Lids
Is a SodaStream for you? What are the advantages and disadvantages of one? Will it save space? money? weight? Here are answers from other cruisers! [More] SodaStream
Want to bake but don’t have an oven? As long as you have a stove (even a single-burner camp stove), you can bake pizza, bread, cakes, brownies, casseroles and more with the Omnia oven! [More] Omnia Stove Top Baking Oven
Whether you’re washing greens and other veggies, or want to thoroughly drain canned or cooked veggies or even pasta, or need a strainer or bowl, a salad spinner can be a great multi-use tool in the galley! [More] Salad Spinner — Lots of Uses!
Rescue Tape can stop water pipe and hose leaks, repair high pressure watermaker and hydraulic lines, and more. Learn what it can do and how to use it. [More] Rescue Tape
Need an oven thermometer? Some tips on what to look for and how to place it in the oven for the most accurate results . . . along with a temporary work-around! [More] Oven Thermometer
What’s the best refillable water bottle? I vote for the Nalgene All-Terrain Bottle, after 12 years of using it. Here’s why. [More] Water Bottles
Silicone trivets are lightweight, nonbreakable, nonskid and do an excellent job of protecting counters and tables! [More] Trivets