I mentioned in last week’s blog, How to Judge the Tide and Not Run Aground, that to become a competent boater there are three basic things you will … [Read more...]
Boat Maintenance and Upgrades
Does taking care of your boat seem like a never-ending process? Then we bet you’re on the right track. Boat maintenance and restoration are essential to ensuring that you enjoy every minute you spend on the water. When you know your boat is in great condition, you can spend your carefree days on the water listening to the waves instead of wondering, what is that noise? We will share some restoration stories and maintenance tips and tricks to help you along the way. Or share some of your own – everyone can use a helping hand!
Like many boaters, and particularly sailboaters, I have always been cognizant and even enamored by wind power, but I didn’t give much thought to solar … [Read more...]
The trend in boat yards is to not allow do-it-yourselfers to do any work on the outside of your vessel. With high storage fees for a relatively small patch … [Read more...]
I’ve hired a few house carpenters and tried to train them to be boat carpenters and the first thing the yard foreman would always tell them was to throw … [Read more...]