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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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Staying organized on a boat is tough. But this nifty app helps with provisioning, planning boat projects, and even storing spare boat parts. Green Pepper Recipes, 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. Lead Acid Battery, Boat, Camping, Dinghy

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, Dinghy

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, Build Your Own, Bricolage, Do It Yourself, Diy Hacks

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, Connection

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 Boat Projects, Your Back, Hold You, Cruise, This Or That Questions, Books, Livros, Cruises, Libros

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! Boat Projects, First Step, Kayaking, How To Remove, Sea, The Ocean, 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, Along The Way, Sailboat, Saving Money, Learning, Boats, Tips, Studying, 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, Rv Life, Life Hacks, Priorities

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, Water, Tips, Water Water, Cruises, Aqua

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, Wind Power, Keep It Cleaner, Filters, Cruise, Things To Come

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

Why repair o-rings annually, even if they don't appear to be cracked? Contaminated fuel and engine damage are only a few of the problems you'll avoid. Boat Projects, I Need To Know, O Ring, Water Crafts, Boats, Cruise, Engineering, Tips, Cruises

Boat Maintenance: O-Rings | The Boat Galley

Why repair o-rings annually, even if they don't appear to be cracked? Contaminated fuel and engine damage are only a few of the problems you'll avoid.

Don't let sunlight ruin the display on your cockpit VHF microphone! Five minute DIY project to protect your investment. #TheBoatGalley #boatwork #liveaboard Boat Projects, Diy Projects, Ruin, Sunlight, Boats, Display, Cover, Tips, Solar String Lights

Cockpit Mic Cover | The Boat Galley

Don't let sunlight ruin the display on your cockpit VHF microphone! Five minute DIY project to protect your investment. #TheBoatGalley #boatwork #liveaboard

Sun can kill your instrument displays, making them useless. Here's how we protect our cockpit VHF microphone. Boat Projects, Boats, Investing, Sun, Learning, Cover, Tips, Studying, Boat

Cockpit Mic Cover | The Boat Galley

Sun can kill your instrument displays, making them useless. Here's how we protect our cockpit VHF microphone.

A battery monitor keeps you from getting low before you know it. Here are DIY instructions and info about how we chose this monitor. Boat Projects, Easy Projects, Living On A Boat, Cooking Videos, Water Crafts, Step By Step Instructions, Cooking Timer, Tiny House, Monitor

Choosing and Installing a Victron Battery Monitor | The Boat Galley

A battery monitor keeps you from getting low before you know it. Here are DIY instructions and info about how we chose this monitor.

17 tips for painting the bottom of your boat.  Tips apply to both sailing and motoring vessels.  Make one of the worst boat projects just a little easier. Bottom Paint, Pie In The Sky, Boat Projects, Diy Boat, How To Start Running, Sailboat, Sailing, Cruise, Tips

Tips for a DIY Bottom Paint Job - Abroad Reach Travel

A DIY Bottom paint job might just be the least fun you can have with a boat. This is 17 tips to make your bottom paint job just a little less miserable.