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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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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. Boat Parts, Save Yourself, Helpful Hints, Live, Useful Tips

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 Sailboat, Lazy, Bowline Knot, Jack's Back, Boat Projects, Lets Try, Improve Yourself, Travelling, Sailing

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. Boat Decor, Anchor Chain, Boat Projects, Sailboat, Boats, Sailing, Ties, Cable, Plastic

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. Boat Battery, Lead Acid Battery, Boat Projects, Outdoor Camping, Seas, Sailing, Big, Candle, Camping

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.

Staying organized on a boat is tough. But this nifty app helps with provisioning, planning boat projects, and even storing spare boat parts. Little App, Living On A Boat, Shopping List Grocery, Boat Projects, Project List, Recipe Organization, Boat Parts, Staying Organized

Organize Your Boat Lists with AnyList App | The Boat Galley

Staying organized on a boat is tough. But this nifty app helps with provisioning, planning boat projects, and even storing spare boat parts.

A brief overview of boat energy systems and how we settled on lithium batteries. Boat Projects, Lead Acid Battery, Camping, Campsite, Outdoor Camping, Tent Camping, Rv Camping

Deciding on Lithiums | The Boat Galley

A brief overview of boat energy systems and how we settled on lithium batteries.

How to find the cause of a fuel problem on a boat. Symptoms and possible causes, plus step-by-step strategies for finding it. Boat Projects, Boats, Tips, Advice, Ships, Boat

Find a Fuel Problem on a Boat | The Boat Galley

How to find the cause of a fuel problem on a boat. Symptoms and possible causes, plus step-by-step strategies for finding it.

Is your boat's gelcoat looking chalky? Even if neglected, a little DIY elbow grease can make it look as good as new. #DIY Boat Projects, Grease, Sailboat, Sailing, Diy, Sailing Boat, Candle, Bricolage, Sailboats

Renewing Chalky Gelcoat | The Boat Galley

Is your boat's gelcoat looking chalky? Even if neglected, a little DIY elbow grease can make it look as good as new. #DIY

How to connect a Standard Horizon GX2200 VHF with GPS and AIS receiver to a Garmin chartplotter. Wiring and device settings. Boat Projects, Boats, Sailing, Connection, Tips, Candle, Advice, Ships, Boat

Connecting GX2200 VHF/AIS to Garmin Chartplotter | The Boat Galley

How to connect a Standard Horizon GX2200 VHF with GPS and AIS receiver to a Garmin chartplotter. Wiring and device settings.

When deciding what boat work to do first, we ask ourselves one question to decide what’s really important What If Questions, This Or That Questions, Boat Projects, How To Remove Rust, Your Back, Hold You, Cruise, Cruises

What’s Holding You Back | The Boat Galley

When deciding what boat work to do first, we ask ourselves one question to decide what’s really important

Ripping out old fiberglass is one step. Removing the sharp is another step entirely! The Narwhal, Boat Projects, First Step, Kayaking, How To Remove, Sea, Kayaks, Ocean

Grinding Down Fiberglass | The Boat Galley

Ripping out old fiberglass is one step. Removing the sharp is another step entirely!

Saving money is just one of the reasons we do most work on our boat ourselves. Learn the other reasons we prefer to do things ourselves. Boat Projects, Sailboat, Along The Way, Saving Money, Cruise, Learning, Boats, Tips, Sailing Boat

Why We DIY on the Boat | The Boat Galley

Saving money is just one of the reasons we do most work on our boat ourselves. Learn the other reasons we prefer to do things ourselves.

Barefoot Gal had good bones but a very tired interior. It was finally time for a major renovation. Learn what all the problems were and our priorities in the update. Sailboat Interior, Marine Environment, Boat Projects, Us Sailing, Good Bones, Very Tired, Life Hacks, Priorities, Barefoot

Our Boat Renovation Begins | The Boat Galley

Barefoot Gal had good bones but a very tired interior. It was finally time for a major renovation. Learn what all the problems were and our priorities in the update.

If your boat starts taking on water, will you know in time? Here's our solution. Boat Projects, I Need To Know, Boats, Cruise, Learning, Water, Easy, Tips, Gripe Water

Bilge Alarm | The Boat Galley

If your boat starts taking on water, will you know in time? Here's our solution.

Bad-tasting water from your boat's tank?  Filter it!  Three suggested ways to do it, with the pros and cons of each. #TheBoatGalley #liveaboard Boat Projects, Easy Projects, Boating Tips, Boat Battery, Living On A Boat, Wind Power, Keep It Cleaner, Filters, Water

Boat Water Filtering | The Boat Galley

Bad-tasting water from your boat's tank? Filter it! Three suggested ways to do it, with the pros and cons of each. #TheBoatGalley #liveaboard