If you leave your boat without prepping the galley, you could return to a huge mess. Here’s how to avoid the worst. [More] Leaving the Boat? Prep Your Galley!
Storing a Boat
Part year cruiser or just taking a break? Storing your boat for a bit, in the water or on the hard?
Things to know before you lock up and leave!
Why simply tying off your roller furling jib or genoa isn’t sufficient for a tropical storm or hurricane — pictures of the results. [More] Hurricane Prep: Why Remove Jibs and Genoas
Ever put something in a memorable place just to forget where? Learn how not to do the same thing. [More] Cruising Stories: The Mystery of Unity’s Missing Rudder Plug
boat needs work that can only be done out of the water. Here’s how to haul out without stress [More] Haul Out Your Boat Without Stress
Prepping for a hurricane on your boat? Reducing windage is key, particularly if you’re at a dock, on the hard, or tied to mangroves where you won’t even nominally be head to wind. What you need to know. [More] Hurricane Prep: Reducing Windage
Keep bugs out of your boat with this easy, low-cost way to prevent ants, mud daubers, spiders, and cockroaches from entering thru-hulls when in a boatyard. [More] Don’t Let Bugs in the Thru-Hulls
Storing your boat on the hard or on the dock? Use these tips to help you stay organized when you return. [More] Remembering How You Left It
Avoid a major “critter” infestation by thoroughly preparing the galley before you leave the boat. It’s not just a matter of getting rid of food. [More] Prepare the Galley to Leave the Boat
Ah, I just love spring cleaning! NOT. But doing a really thorough job pays off with fewer bugs, rodents and funky smells . . . and lets you know of any potential problem areas. [More] Spring Cleaning in the Galley