I’ve written a lot about coping with hot weather without air conditioning. So why do we (temporarily) have an air conditioner now? [More] Why Air Conditioning?
For many, one of the allures of cruising is "no snow." But endless summer has its own challenges with hot, humid weather.
Tips to reduce or eliminate cooking heat, improve ventilation, stop mold and mildew and cool down.
Iced tea with no extra heat in the kitchen or the refrigerator — what could be better on a hot day? [More] Cold Brewed Ice Tea
Keep your boat far cooler by putting these shades over the sunniest non-opening windows. Easy DIY project! [More] Sun Covers for Windows
Start your meal on the stove in the included pan, then when it’s time to turn it down and let simmer, just take it off the stove and slip it inside the thermal container. Your meal continues to cook while you do other things, with no more stove fuel, no electricity, no burning and no more heat in the boat! [More] Thermos Nissan Thermal Cooker
Turn any pan into a crock pot (slow cooker) — AND it doubles as a cooler! Great piece of equipment on any boat going to remote places. [More] Wonderbag
Hot? Don’t just have a cold drink for happy hour — jump in the drink! Here’s a few tips to make it a great time. [More] Happy Hour IN the Water
Hot and humid conditions can make medications melt . . . here’s a reader tip on a great way to store those expensive and important stores! [More] Storing Medications
Thought about making your own wind scoop but wondered where to get directions to make one of the better 4-way ones? Here’s the answer! [More] Make a 4-Way Windscoop
Curious about solar ovens? Learn more about them — what can you cook in one, where are they best, what brands do people prefer and more! [More] Solar Ovens
It’s bad enough if it’s raining when you want to be out having fun. But having to close all the portholes on a hot, humid day makes it just that much worse. Here’s an easy way to keep those ports open! [More] Port Visors