If you’re the kind of DIY sailor who prefers to do your sailboat work yourself, find ideas and sailing resources on this how to page.


If you sew your own cushions or want to learn how, you have the opportunity to save money and choose the most wear-resistant and highest-quality materials for your project. With a...
Consider the following winterization tips as old man winter approaches the...
How to choose the right features on a sailboat that meet your most important needs. Here are six of these critical contradicting features to consider.
If you find that you and your passengers need protection from the sun, rain and spray while out on the water, a bimini is a practical addition to your boat. If you make your own...
Fenders are a crucial piece of boat equipment that protect your hull from hitting the dock or other boats. But what protects your boat from the fender? A fender cover made from soft...
A clean hull means a faster boat, less fuel consumption, and a bottomside that you can be proud of when the boat heels.
I thought of my early days of walking similar docks daydreaming about the one dream boat for cruising. What if I could meet my younger self and give sage advice gleaned from 30 years...
A dinghy is a smaller vessel used to transport you to and from shore while your main boat remains anchored out on the water. As a crucial piece of boating equipment and your lifeline...
Hurray! It’s time for the spring splash, and sailors all across the Mid-Atlantic are burning their socks, uncovering their boats, and pulling out the spring checklist. These pages...

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