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
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.
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
Hatchmaster screens for your boat hatches. Custom-made no-see-um screens for any size hatch. Weighted with stainless steel chain. [More] Hatchmaster Screens
Got rattling windows on your boat? You NEED these little gizmos! Not expensive, quick and easy to install. [More] Stop Rattling Windows
Fresh water is critical on a boat. Catching it can extend your time at anchor considerably. Nica Waters tells her experiences. [More] Catching Water
Knowing the amps in and out of your batteries is the first step to having plenty of power aboard. Installing a battery monitor is a fairly simple DIY project. [More] Monitoring Batteries
Buoyancy tanks are a great idea on a boat. But unless they’re filled with something that won’t let that compartment fill with water, they’re useless if cracked or holed. Solve that potential problem easily! [More] Better Buoyancy Tanks
Toilet seats get chilly in cooler climates, but there’s an easy way to keep from freezing your tush! A toilet seat cover is inexpensive and takes just a minute to install. [More] That Freezing Cold Toilet Seat