When small items aboard come with stories. [More] Recycling Material for Boat Projects
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.
How replacing a thru hull led to buying a new toilet. [More] If You Give a Boat Some Bling
From stopping leaks to filling in for missing engine parts, Rescue Tape has a ton of uses. [More] How to Use Rescue Tape on your Boat
Pandemic-induced isolation was good for new boat projects. [More] Boat Projects at Home, May 2020
We recently replaced all our thru hulls – and share the details of how to do it! [More] 5 Steps to Replacing Thru Hulls
Putting in new counters on Calypso means learning to work with a whole new material. It’s not that hard to create with Corian! [More] Essential Tools for Corian DIY
When working on house flooring reminds me that boat life skills apply even on land. [More] Space Shifting for Projects
When we ordered our new sails, we made a rookie mistake when writing down the numbers. Here’s what should have clued us in. [More] Measure Twice, Cut Once
How to find the cause of a fuel problem on a boat. Symptoms and possible causes, plus step-by-step strategies for finding it. [More] Find a Fuel Problem on a Boat
6 tips for making fiberglass removal easier. It’s not all in the tools! Links: Shop-vac (Amazon) Tyvek suit (Amazon) Respirator (Amazon) Duct tape (Amazon) Sanding pad for drill (Amazon) 40-grit sandpaper (Amazon) Nica email Carolyn email Prefer to read? Check out Grinding Down Fiberglass.