If you’re away from your boat, how do you know if the refrigerator is staying as cold as it should? Here’s an easy way to tell. [More] Refrigerator Monitoring
Buying & Using a Boat Refrigerator
Boat refrigerators just aren't like "land" refrigerators. Smaller, oddly shaped and often with little to no freezer space or organization.
Make your fridge work for you -- whether it's front- or top-loading, and no matter how tiny!
Don’t lose a refrigerator full of food by forgetting to turn it back on when you’re through with the radio! [More] The Refrigerator and Your SSB/Ham Radio
An inexpensive indoor/outdoor thermometer could save hundreds of dollars of food by alerting you to a problem before the food is spoiled. [More] How’s the Refrigerator Doing?
Not a how-to — I’m not enough of an expert for that. But a few things that we learned along the way and weren’t in any how-to book we ever consulted! [More] Adding Refrigerant?
Your refrigerator is running all the time but nothing is really cold. Is it time to call in the refrigerator repairman? Or is it something else? [More] Refrigeration Problem? Or Bad Batteries?
Most boat refrigerators don’t have any organizing tools built in — no bins, shelves or anything. Here’s how to customize it according to YOUR preferences! [More] Organizing the Refrigerator Step by Step
Does the sun beat down on your refrigerator or ice box? Stop it from heating up all that nice cold air on the inside by putting Reflectix on the outside. [More] More Refrigerator Insulation
Is your refrigerator or ice box losing its cool? Make sure all that nice cold air stays IN the refrigerator! [More] Refrigerator Insulation Test
Refrigerator (or ice box) seals help keep the cold air from seeping out the cracks around lids and doors. But are yours really doing the job? [More] Check Your Refrigerator Seals
Thinking of installing a new refrigerator on your boat and wondering about engine-driven versus 12-volt? Or looking at an older boat with an engine driven system? [More] Engine-Driven Refrigeration?