If you’re away from your boat, how do you know if the refrigerator is staying as cold as it should? Here’s an easy way to tell. [More] Refrigerator Monitoring
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.
Keep your cockpit lines neatly stowed for yourself or for entertaining with this easy DIY solution. No holes in the boat and installation takes less than a minute! [More] Line Control
Use a cooler on your boat? Trying to find a good place for it? Here’s an idea I saw at a boat show, which can be modified (and improved!) for other boats. [More] Cooler Step
Need more counter space? Sink covers can give you a lot more! Photos of numerous ways to do it. [More] Sink Covers
If you’ve got a clogged drain that the simple remedies — boiling water, vinegar, baking soda, plungers and so on — just won’t budge, you might try this. Chris and Melody on Vacilando found it by chance and swear it works — and isn’t nasty for the environment! [More] Super Digest-It Safe Drain Opener
Not a how-to — I’m not enough of an expert for that. But a few things that we learned along the way and weren’t in any how-to book we ever consulted! [More] Adding Refrigerant?
Your refrigerator is running all the time but nothing is really cold. Is it time to call in the refrigerator repairman? Or is it something else? [More] Refrigeration Problem? Or Bad Batteries?
Two ideas for making your own removable counter top to go over the stove when it’s not in use — and both are fairly easy DIY projects! [More] Add Counter Space
Thought about making your own wind scoop but wondered where to get directions to make one of the better 4-way ones? Here’s the answer! [More] Make a 4-Way Windscoop
Does the sun beat down on your refrigerator or ice box? Stop it from heating up all that nice cold air on the inside by putting Reflectix on the outside. [More] More Refrigerator Insulation