If there’s a problem on your boat, you need to know about it right away. A bilge alarm is one tool to give you an early warning. Learn more here. [More] Why Have a Bilge Alarm?
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.
A rigging failure is one of the scariest things that can happen on an offshore passage. Techniques for getting yourself to safety without outside assistance. [More] Jury-Rig Your Rigging
A v-berth is a great place to sleep. Making the bed up there look lovely is a whole other story [More] Making the Bed on Board
Summer seems endless. Except when every weekend is filled to the brim of everything BUT boat projects! Is this okay or not? [More] When Life Gets in The Way
A propane regulator that extends off the tank is just a leak waiting to happen. Here’s a better regulator installation that’s an easy DIY project. [More] A Better Propane Regulator
You have to get the work done to go cruising. But every now and then, you need a sailing break to remind you of why you’re working so hard. [More] Why We Cruise
A fun weekend is in the cards. Until a simple project just creeps to something that takes all day! [More] Project Creep
Got rattling windows on your boat? You NEED these little gizmos! Not expensive, quick and easy to install. [More] Stop Rattling Windows
We all hate when there’s a problem and want to fix it as fast as possible. Today’s tip, from Georgia Hilton, will cut your troubleshooting time dramatically. [More] An Easier Way to Troubleshoot
When gear breaks, it obviously has to be fixed. Even if you’ve got the parts, it might be hours or days until the repair is complete. What do you do in the meantime? [More] Dealing with Broken Gear