Is it time to clean you boat’s bottom? Here’s what you need to know to get the best job for the best price. [More] Hiring Help to Clean your Boat Bottom
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.
No matter how well prepared you think you are, it always comes down to the wire when you’re getting ready to splash! [More] Last Frantic Push
It’s amazing how fast it goes with an extra pair of skilled hands! [More] Progress – and Cruiser Karma
The instructions you rely on for your DIY thru-hull project don’t tell you everything. Here are 16 tips from when we did the job on our own boat. [More] Best Tips for Filling a Thru-Hull
Full details of the total plumbing system overhaul on our 28’ sailboat. [More] Plumbing Progress
Could our cloudy boat windows be saved? Thankfully, we found a product that cleared them with only a little effort. [More] Clear Cloudy Boat Windows Fast
When moving aboard doesn’t mean the same thing as splashing the boat, the priority list gets tighter. We’ve got 2 main lists going these days, with some wiggle room in terms of the “going cruising” list. [More] Deadlines and Prioritizations
A look at some of the endless work that culminated in finishing a lot of projects in one weekend. [More] The Mysterious All of a Suddens
A question from a friend leads us to list out everything that we’re tackling aboard. It’s extensive and exhausting. We’d still do it again. [More] Redoing the Whole Boat
Besides the basics of “spend time prepping and cleaning”, we’ve figured out some new strategies lately that are making varnish time go much more smoothly.
[More] Three Varnishing Tips