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] Monitoring the Temperature in a Boat Refrigerator
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!
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 Boat 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 to a Boat Refrigerator
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] Troubleshooting Boat Refrigeration
Got a top-loading boat refrigerator? Get step-by-step instructions how to organize it perfectly for your needs, including lots of pictures. [More] Organizing a Top-Loading Boat 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 Boat Refrigerator Insulation
Is your refrigerator or ice box losing its cool? Make sure all that nice cold air stays IN the refrigerator! [More] Boat 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 Boat 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] Is Engine-Driven Refrigeration Good on a Boat?
Got just a TINY bit of room in your freezer? Not enough for a full ice cube tray, but enough to make just one or two ice cubes? Here’s how you can do it! [More] Individual Ice Cubes – Perfect on Boats