Are you one of those boaters that gets seasick? Have you tried various medicines and they only make you feel worse? How about the technique where you plug one ear and close one eye? Read on for a unique seasickness solution for sailors. Going out for an enjoyable sail isn’t fun when your hanging over
No one wants a boat that smells like crap. Here’s how to prevent and eliminate boat toilet stink for good! Are you one of those boat owners that has a smelly head or heads? Have you tried everything but the heads still stink? Cleaning and servicing your heads is usually a job done in anger.
In this article and video, we cover multimeter basics for boaters. A multimeter is the most important tool to have on board when it comes to your electrical systems. Used to check voltage, a multimeter performs resistance and continuity tests, and troubleshoot basic electrical issues, just to name a few applications. The tool can seem
Are you interested in how to increase the lifespan of your batteries? If you’re a boater, you should be. Replacing your boat batteries is also a huge cost, to the tune of thousands of dollars, depending on what type of batteries you decide to purchase. Though the performance of your batteries will naturally and normally
Do you know how to manage your boat battery bank? Do you know what your boat battery bank levels normally are at different points during the day? Are you confident that your monitors are giving you the right readings? Once you’re comfortable with the batteries you have on your boat, it’s critical to gauge normal
As a boat owner, it’s imperative to first educate yourself on what type of marine boat batteries you have and what condition they’re in. Next, you’ll want to learn how to take care of your batteries so they last as long a possible. This is part one of a three-part video and article series all
How are you doing with understanding your boat’s electrical systems? This is the first of a series of videos and articles where we’ll be exploring the basics of boating electrical systems. This is so that you can be in control which means that you’ll have a safer boat, save money, and easily troubleshoot common problems.
If you think the job to replace a boat hatch seal is easy, think again. What looks like a one to two-hour job turned into a six-hour frustrating drama with multiple trips to a workshop and boat store. But we made mistakes. Watch this ten-minute video to avoid the stumbling blocks we ran into so
If you had to perform a rescue at sea would you know what to do? Would your partner, guests, family, or friends sailing with you know what to do? In this video, we explain and show you a recent REAL Man Overboard that we experienced. While we were sailing a mile or so off the
Within this article, you’ll learn how to create checklists to avoid failure. What kind of failure?! Engine failure, passage planning mistakes, safety screw-ups, cleanliness disasters, just to name a few. Checklists will help you to become more organized, motivated to get things done, get things done quicker and more efficiently, have more clarity, delegate, save