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...]
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!
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...]
I needed a walk in the woods to cure me of the long winter’s cabin fever, the lingering effects of the flu, and a bad case of writer’s block. I couldn’t … [Read more...]
Adding new or replacing old cabin top handrails on your boat is a great upgrade that will give you confidence when moving about your boat. If your boat … [Read more...]
In my last post, I explained how to identify where the core of a fiberglass boat needs repair. When repairing core problems it is important to find the … [Read more...]