Glass fiber and some 2-part epoxy is a powerfully strong combination. Learn the 6 steps to fiberglass success! [More] Fiberglass Work Basics
Tools for a Boat
If you're boating, you have to be prepared to fix things when there's no repair facility nearby.
Tools we've come to love because of how useful they are and how well they've held up.
Wire crimpers, strippers, cutters, connectors and shrink tubing are essential boat wiring tools. How to choose ones that are easy to use and will last years [More] Boat Wiring Tools
No room to turn a wrench and not enough clearance for a socket? A ratcheting box wrench to the rescue! [More] Ratcheting Box Wrenches
If you have a sailboat, someday you’ll have to go up the mast. The easiest gear we’ve found to use and some tips. [More] Up the Mast
Cockpit drains need to be kept clear so they will drain quickly. But it’s easy for things such as hair and parts from a project to go down them. So you need to clean them out. This inexpensive tool is the best we’ve found! [More] Clearing Cockpit Drains
How can you reach that one nut or hex bolt that’s just out of reach? With a universal joint socket adapter, of course! [More] Useful Tool: Universal Socket Joint
Getting an old hose off a barb can be next to impossible . . . unless you’ve got this tool. [More] Exceedingly Helpful Tool: Our Hose Puller
How to do your own fuel polishing — the tools you need and a step-by-step how-to. [More] DIY Fuel Polishing
Five gallon fuel or water jugs get heavy to pour! Stop straining your back with these super-easy-to-use siphons. [More] Shaker Siphon: Simply the Easiest Way NOT to Pour Fuel
You think of an ice pick as something used in the kitchen in days gone by . . . but it’s an essential tool on our boat! [More] An Ice Pick Onboard?