Boat Projects – Repairs & Upgrades

No, it hasn’t all been “fixing our boat in exotic places,” but we’ve learned a lot about boat repairs and upgrades while cruising over 10,000 miles in two different boats.

Passing on what we’ve learned . . . starting with why we’ve come to do most of our work ourselves.

  • Maybe we save some money, but that's not really why we tend to do things ourselves.

Big windows in a boat are wonderful for providing views but can really heat up the inside. Regular shades work most of the year, but better window shades can lower interior temps by 10°. Just 5 minutes and less than $20!

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