Boats seem to be built with more hanging lockers than most of us need, and fewer shelved lockers. There are no rules that say you can’t change hanging to shelved!! [More] More Storage Improvements
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.
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
Got an under-utilized hanging locker that’s just not organized? Here’s how we improved ours! [More] Improve Your Storage Space
Need a hook for towels, pot holders or a dish rag? Want some pictures on the wall? Here’s the perfect answer — and you can remove them without a trace! [More] Hang It Up!
How to store wine or liquor bottles and glasses — or any other glass bottles — on a boat? Here’s a quick project that’ll keep them safe! [More] Glass Storage
Make your own hanging fruit basket that solves three big problems with the wire ones! Easy and inexpensive, too. [More] A Better Hanging Fruit Basket
A simple exhaust fan can do a LOT to keep the galley cool, by removing cooking heat and steam. Here’s one that you can install in seconds — no holes in the boat and low power draw! [More] Simple Exhaust Fan
Don’t have a refrigerator? freezer? or want more space in yours? The Engle line of portable refrigerator/freezers and drop-in units might be the answer — super-easy to install and very energy efficient! [More] Engel Portable Freezer – Refrigerator
Got a shallow little compartment that’s not used for much? Build a can pantry that’s easy to access and easy to see immediately what you have! [More] Build a Can Pantry for Your Boat
A wind scoop is a big help in staying cool on a boat and in the galley, but a 4-way wind scoop is like a wind scoop on steroids! And now I’ve found a source with a high quality 4-way wind scoop at less than half the price of other sellers — [More] Wind Scoops