Here's how to restore your water tank or tanks to like-new condition, with minimal effort.
When the freshwater pump goes, your crew's sanity follows. Here's how to avoid an unpleasant dry spell.
The main culprit is often a grubby bilge that contains oil, oil residue, and a lot of crud. Here's what you can do.
Here’s a DIY technique that just might get that darn screw to turn.
Here's why spending a few hours this weekend checking all of your onboard hose clamps is a great idea.
Why you should "bite the bullet" and change out all related hoses when replacing any hose-fed ancillary on board.
Multiple toolboxes, each labeled with its contents, will help you maintain DIY momentum—and your sanity.
Creating a library of owner’s manuals and other stuff has real, hands-on advantages.
Need to turn a small circular hole in a bulkhead, deck or other surface into a larger one? Here's a tip.
While not a replacement for bottom paint, Ultrasonic Antifouling systems can help keep your hull cleaner, extend paint life and improve fuel economy.
With a "marinized" magnetized plumber’s snake, you may be surprised at what treasures come up.
A Japanese saw may be the perfect tool for certain precision projects on board.
A failing potable-water hose can present a sticky situation. Here's the tell.
The worst time to discover your windshield wipers are shot is when you really need ’em.
A smartphone’s not just for talking, you know.
PEX tubing and SharkBite fittings can make leaking plumbing systems sound.
Believe it or not, getting rid of rust on stainless steel can be both an easy and satisfying task.
Vibration, galvanic corrosion, calcium buildup—oh my! Why not take a few minutes this weekend and give your boat a once-over?
This straightforward little product seems to robustly bond Starboard without all the complicated prep.
To heck with knives and forceps. There’s a much easier way to extract pencil-type anodes from tight spaces.
Time to re-bed...again? This time, make it last. Here's how.
Next time you notice a bit of stiffness in a seacock’s valve, try this.
Avoid diesel fuel filtering system clog-ups with this handy tool.
Drilling stainless steel can be a hot mess. Here's a quick tip for keeping your cool.
Large 10- to 12-gauge butt connectors? Much finer wire? Try this trick and keep right on chuggin’.
Sometimes, all your marine air conditioner needs is a couple of shots from a common dock hose.
Installing an exhaust temperature sensor and alarm can save your bacon.
Two-part marine paints are finicky. Here’s how to handle them.