There’s so much to remember on a boat. All the settings, what’s what. We don’t even try to remember it all . . . [More] Operational Info
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.
Don’t let sunlight ruin the display on your cockpit VHF microphone! Five minute DIY project to protect your investment. [More] Cockpit Mic Cover
Listen in for 5 ways we significantly improved our boat’s ventilation, making it much nicer to live at anchor during the hot months! [More] Improving Boat Ventilation
An easy, lightweight and economical way to organize storage areas on a catamaran [More] Easy Storage Drawers
A minutely cracked o-ring in the deck fuel fill cost us dearly. Don’t make the same mistake. [More] The Cost of an O-Ring
Thin little clothes hooks sometimes fit where nothing else will, but if your clothes don’t have a hang loop, the hook can poke a hole. Dave had a simple solution! [More] Got Clothes Hooks but No Loops in Your Clothes?
An easy way to fix a scratch in wood without totally refinishing the area [More] Easy Fix for Scratched Teak
It only takes a minute (or less) to have ends that don’t fray. A step-by-step how to with tips for great results. [More] Easy Way to Prevent Line Fraying
Have a solar light or fan that’s just not working well . . . or at all? Maybe the problem isn’t in the device, but in the battery. [More] Solar Lights Failing?
Want to change your boat’s navigation lights to LED bulbs? Confused about where you should use cool white, warm white or colored bulbs? Here are the answers. [More] LED Bulbs for Our Nav Lights