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.

Adding a connector or extension panel between your dodger and bimini is a great way to give your crew some protection from the elements while on the water.
Do you inspect your sails for the next sailing season? If not, you definitely should be. It's important to catch any small holes and fix them before they become a bigger problem down...
A clear vinyl windshield or any piece of clear vinyl, like those on marine enclosures, should last for years if properly cared for.
Lifeline netting is an important part of your boat safety protocol. It keeps children, pets, headsails and crew members on board your sailboat.
When the sea gets rough, it's often best to sleep in the center of your boat in the main cabin, or saloon. That's where a lee cloth comes in handy.
A well-made dodger (also called a sprayhood) is a necessary staple aboard any boat.
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.