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We've learned a lot about boat repairs and upgrades while cruising over 10,000 miles in two different boats. Passing on what we've learned . . .

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Fuel problems on a boat can be frustrating and hard to track down. Here are some troubleshooting tips for DIY field system repair.

Find a Fuel Problem on a Boat | The Boat Galley

Fuel problems on a boat can be frustrating and hard to track down. Here are some troubleshooting tips for DIY field system repair.

Boat parts, from clamps to water pumps, can get stuck. Unless you do this first. #boatwork Boating Tips, Boat Parts, Slow Down, Keep It Cleaner, Pumps, Water, Yachts, Sailboat, Choux Pastry

How to Keep Boat Parts from Seizing | The Boat Galley

Boat parts, from clamps to water pumps, can get stuck. Unless you do this first. #boatwork

Here's the app that you can use to create planning lists for the boat--from projects to provisioning. Green Pepper Recipes, Shopping List Grocery, Boat Projects, Recipe Organization, Stuffed Green Peppers, Different Recipes, Recipe Using, New Recipes, App

Organize Your Boat Lists with AnyList App | The Boat Galley

Here's the app that you can use to create planning lists for the boat--from projects to provisioning.

Is your boat's interior teak looking rough? Here's how I chose a cleaner and finish to spruce up our saloon.

Boat Renovation: Cleaning Teak | The Boat Galley

Is your boat's interior teak looking rough? Here's how I chose a cleaner and finish to spruce up our saloon.

16 practical tips for filling in a thru-hull with fiberglass and epoxy. How to prepare the area, materials you need and how to clean up.

16 Things You Need to Know About Filling In a Thru-Hull | The Boat Galley

16 practical tips for filling in a thru-hull with fiberglass and epoxy. How to prepare the area, materials you need and how to clean up.

Boat Used Part Search: locate hard-to-find boat parts quickly and easily -- and at affordable prices -- with this search tool.

Looking For Hard-to-Find Boat Parts? | The Boat Galley

Boat Used Part Search: locate hard-to-find boat parts quickly and easily -- and at affordable prices -- with this search tool.

Cleaning non-skid boat decks used to be a hated chore, with lots of scrubbing on our hands and knees. Then we found a much better product and the job is done in just 10 minutes with just a deck brush.

Best Non-Skid Boat Deck Cleaner | The Boat Galley

Cleaning non-skid boat decks used to be a hated chore, with lots of scrubbing on our hands and knees. Then we found a much better product and the job is done in just 10 minutes with just a deck brush.

Does it drive you nuts to raise the main on a boat with lazy jacks? A couple hours and about $100 in parts can solve the problem! Boat Projects, Lazy, Sailing, Cruise, Safety, How To Make, Security Guard, Cruises

Using Lazy Jacks | The Boat Galley

Does it drive you nuts to raise the main on a boat with lazy jacks? A couple hours and about $100 in parts can solve the problem!

Yes, you can grow greens and herbs (and even tomatoes!) on your sailboat. Check out this clever DIY to help you make your own boat garden.

DIY Boat Garden | The Boat Galley

Yes, you can grow greens and herbs (and even tomatoes!) on your sailboat. Check out this clever DIY to help you make your own boat garden.

Make your own fid and have an easier time with your next double braid eye splice. Learning from the local rigging shop!

An Easier Way to Splice Double Braid | The Boat Galley

Make your own fid and have an easier time with your next double braid eye splice. Learning from the local rigging shop!

Even if your boat's gelcoat is chalky from neglect, it's possible to bring it back with just a bit of DIY elbow grease!

Renewing Chalky Gelcoat | The Boat Galley

Even if your boat's gelcoat is chalky from neglect, it's possible to bring it back with just a bit of DIY elbow grease!

If your boat has been sitting for a while, you may need to polish your fuel. Here's how with suggested tools to make it easier to accomplish DIY fuel polishing. Sailboat Living, Living On A Boat, Sailing Gear, Jerry Can, Boat Projects, Diy Boat, Boat Stuff, Diesel Fuel, Boat Building

DIY Fuel Polishing | The Boat Galley

If your boat has been sitting for a while, you may need to polish your fuel. Here's how with suggested tools to make it easier to accomplish DIY fuel polishing.

Don't struggle with stuck boat parts anymore. Save yourself the frustration. Use this handy tip to keep them from seizing in the first place.

Anti-Seize | The Boat Galley

Don't struggle with stuck boat parts anymore. Save yourself the frustration. Use this handy tip to keep them from seizing in the first place.

Lazy jacks are an important part of your rigging. Learn what they are for, how to improve them, and how to replace them. OutChasingStars.com Bowline Knot, Jack's Back, Sailing Trips, Boat Projects, Sailing Adventures, Sailboat, Lazy, Improve Yourself, Cruise

Lazy Jacks for Your Sailboat: Tips & Tricks

Our boat is complex. There are lots of moving parts, standing parts, parts work pretty well or parts that could use improvement. While circumnavigating, we've learned so much about our boat, but one of our

Don't add to the plastic trash in the water by using cable ties to mark your anchor chain -- paint it instead. Tips to make the paint last and be visible.

Marking Your Anchor Chain | The Boat Galley

Don't add to the plastic trash in the water by using cable ties to mark your anchor chain -- paint it instead. Tips to make the paint last and be visible.

Lithium batteries are a big upgrade on any boat. Are they worth the price? What advantages do they offer? Review and comparison to lead-acid batteries.

Lithium Batteries on a Boat Review | The Boat Galley

Lithium batteries are a big upgrade on any boat. Are they worth the price? What advantages do they offer? Review and comparison to lead-acid batteries.