When a windlass replacement requires electricity, there’s a lot to consider. Learn about why it’s important to think ahead! [More] Wiring
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.
Hard work is the name of the game when you’re talking about boat projects. Learn why we think it’s worth doing it ourselves anyway. [More] DIY Satisfaction
How to make an affordable boat cockpit enclosure. Mine cost just $550 vs. a $10K estimate from a canvas shop! [More] Inexpensive DIY Cockpit Enclosure
Boat projects sometimes include removing gear to get it fixed. Learn what we removed and why. [More] Deliberately Making Holes in the Boat
Frustrated looking for boat parts? There’s a new search tool that makes it easier. And more affordable too. Click to learn how. [More] Looking For Hard-to-Find Boat Parts?
From targeted to free-flowing, lists are a great way to stay on top of the projects you need to do aboard. Learn 3 ways to think about those lists! [More] Boat Project Organization
We recently made the switch from ablative to hard bottom paint. Here’s how we did it. And you can too. [More] Switching to Hard Bottom Paint
Creating a new horizontal surface in thin air on the boat is hard. Less hard when you template first. [More] Templating: How and Why
Even a simple boat job can go wrong. One recently had us feeling stupid. Here’s what we learned. Learn from our mistake. [More] Stumped by a Boat Job? Take Another Look
boat needs work that can only be done out of the water. Here’s how to haul out without stress [More] Haul Out Your Boat Without Stress