Sun can destroy the displays on your cockpit microphone or other gear. Here’s how to protect them. [More] How to Keep your Displays Safe from Sun
Easy Boat Improvements
Simple projects to make major improvements on your boat.
Maybe not "forever" solutions but quick (and generally inexpensive) ways to get an 80% improvement and make your time aboard more enjoyable.
Yes, you can keep food cold in hot climates. And without overworking your batteries. Learn the easy way to add insulation to your boat fridge. [More] How to Insulate Your Boat Fridge – the Easy Way
How to make an affordable boat cockpit enclosure. Mine cost just $550 vs. a $10K estimate from a canvas shop! [More] Inexpensive DIY Cockpit Enclosure
Instead of custom cockpit cushions, we got Sport-a-Seats. More comfortable, easier to keep clean, easy to take ashore and a LOT less expensive! Read all about them and get a discount code. [More] Sport-A-Seat
Tired of losing clothes and clothespins? Try this easy DIY boat (or RV) clothesline that works better the more the wind blows – without clothespins! [More] Super-Secure Clothesline Without Clothespins
Just a few minutes of effort will greatly increase the odds of getting your lost stuff back. And it’s free! [More] Get Your Lost Gear Back
Learn how to use an inverter to run normal electric appliances on your boat, even when you’re not connected to shore power. [More] Running Regular Appliances on Your Boat
A previous owner leave holes in the teak woodwork in your boat? It’s easier to repair than you think! Step-by-step how-to with photos. [More] Repairing Screw Holes in Teak
These ten items will take living on a boat from “okay” to “WOW! I love this!” Things to make it more comfortable and more fun. [More] Ten Things that are Great on a Boat
A propane regulator that extends off the tank is just a leak waiting to happen. Here’s a better regulator installation that’s an easy DIY project. [More] A Better Propane Regulator