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.


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...
We are starting to transition from winter to sailing season. Here is our five part checklist you can use to dive into spring sailing this April:
We talk so much about “fitting out” our boats for spring, but why not discuss prepping our bodies? Here are six areas they suggest sailors work on between now and that first April...
Sail covers are invaluable for protecting your flaked mainsail from damaging UV rays, pollution and other elements that can shorten the lifespan of your sail. With a Sail Cover...
Keep your furled genoa sail protected from the elements with a high-quality DIY genoa sleeve. We’ve created a Genoa Sleeve Kit that contains all the supplies you need to sew a well-...
This half-day sewing project will bring a certain fabric cache to your boat cushions while solving the problem of where to stow the beach towels on the boat when they’re not being used...
It’s no secret that the cushions in the cockpit of your boat can see a lot of wear and tear. Not only do you sit on them frequently, but they are also constantly exposed to the...
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...

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