Based on experience, conversations with other boaters, and my own research, this safety kit lists the items that we’ve equipped our boat with to make sure that while aboard, everyone is safe and prepared for the worst-case scenarios.
There are a lot of opinions when it comes to the “right” or “best” way to heat water and food onboard. With the wide array of opinions out there, I’d like to get this disclaimer out right away – for our situation and for our cruising plans, this was the right choice for us. Our […]
The first and best advice on this topic you should ever get is this: clean your boat frequently. The longer between the times you dive on your boat, the more growth there will be and the more developed it will become. This is particularly true around hot areas for growth such as around the waterline, […]
After grinding the entire cabin top of our 36’ Union Polaris, we were happy to move on to smoothing out the holes and divots unveiled that we couldn’t grind flat. To do this, we chose to use 3M Marine Premium Filler. Along the way, we used a few project hacks that are worth passing on […]
We’ve all been there – the moment you see a low priced boat that just has so much potential. Everyone involved acknowledges there are some issues but in your eyes, they’re not that big of a deal and before you know it, those projects will be behind you and you’ll be behind the helm sailing […]
Whether you’re thinking about buying a boat with a teak deck, or already have your name on the title to one, having teak decks means you’re going to experience some wonderful benefits and occasional drawbacks. It’s important to know what you’re getting into – or have already gotten into! In our case, it was the […]