How To

How-to and DIY instructions for completing the projects on your sailboat.

DIY All-Purpose Cleaner

Unless you've been living under a rock (or you know, sailing through remote islands), you've likely heard of essential oils. I've always been intrigued by them, but also quite skeptical. I'm not one to fall...

The Great Flooring Project – The Destruction

One of the biggest projects we've been working on lately is our floors in the salon. When we first bought Chancelot, we assumed the plywood was rotting in a few spots and would need...

We got a new mattress!

Once Chancelot made her way to NYC, one of the first things we did was get a new mattress. Partially because the idea of sleeping on someone else's bed grosses me out, and partly because...

Sail Inspections

Now that our boat finally made its way to us (read with Reunited, and it feels so good playing in the background) we have been working nearly non stop since the minute we laid eyes on her....

Galley Updates: Pullout Drawers

The Vagabond 42 has a pretty dreamy walkthrough galley. In addition to a very workable cooking and preparation configuration, the space has tons of storage. Some cabinets hide smaller spaces best used for glasses and can goods while others...