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 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...
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...

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