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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.
Which interior teak cleaner and finish gives the best results? I looked at a few options and picked this one for ease and the resulting finish. [More] Pick the Best Teak Cleaner and Finish
A boat work book’s story of a super fast renovation brings more questions than answers. [More] Dear Dan Spurr
Running new boat wiring in tight spaces isn’t easy. But the right tools and techniques will help. [More] How to Run New Boat Wiring – DIY!
You can save money and time when searching for the used boat parts you need. Here’s a search tool that helps. [More] Seeking Used Boat Parts?
When a windlass replacement requires electricity, there’s a lot to consider. Learn about why it’s important to think ahead! [More] Wiring
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?