As is often the case, the owner found that the changing room just wasn’t very practical. Family and friends simply wore swimsuits under their street clothes if they thought they might want to get in the water.
Whether you are simply replacing an old door on your boat or improving accessibility with a new or larger opening, a new boat door can enhance not only the functionality but also the look of your boat.
Over the past eight years, Luke Taylor had replaced the lights on his bass boat trailer twice, with the same inexpensive incandescent lights it was originally equipped with. This spring, he decided to take a different approach dropping a bit more money on a set of LED lights in higher-quality housings.
If you’ve ever stalked redfish, bonefish, permit or other skinny water predators, you know how spooky they are. Because of that, designers of poling skiffs work hard to make their boats quiet by eliminating so-called “hull slap.”
When Louis And Megan Caruso purchased their 2005 Silverton 42 Convertible, Sweptaway, from the original owner last year, they inherited a minor dilemma along with her: a small, non-functioning icemaker in the cockpit.
For better or worse, upgrading your home dock just isn’t as much fun as upgrading your boat. Boats are sexy; docks are utilitarian. The impact, though, in terms of added convenience, function and safety, can be even greater.
As a focal point of activity on your boat, the helm is a natural spot for customizations and upgrades. Let’s take a look at the main categories of console/helm customizations and the products available to meet your needs.
A fiberglass leaning post on a center console fishing boat serves two distinct purposes. On the forward side, it’s part of the helm station. On the aft side, it’s part of the cockpit and serves, as a rod rack, tackle/rigging center, and/or livewell. Here are six DIY upgrades to optimize this primmest of prime real estate.
If you’ve ever tried removing a part or accessory that was needlessly installed with 3M 5200, you understand the importance of carefully choosing the right marine sealant for the job. Sure, there are some applications where 5200 is ideal. But there are many, many others where it’s complete overkill.
We get a common question for somebody looking to modify their boat. They want to add something where they have fiberglass in an area, and the first thing they need to do is make sure something's not behind it before they cut into it.
Despite your best intentions to remain a fly/light tackle purist, chances are you’ll eventually run into a situation where you need a decent rod holder or two on your flats skiff. One interesting option for adding rod holders to a flats skiff is a relatively new product that combines a flush-mount rod holder with a cleat
Did you know that custom shower and pool benches can add luxury and convenience to your home?
When it comes to material, Starboard is the top choice! Starboard is a unique and reliable material that is lightweight, waterproof, and incredibly durable. It's incredibly easy to work with, making it the perfect material for custom benches. So why choose Starboard for your next custom shower or pool benches? Watch this video to find out!
Garbage in, garbage out. The phrase was coined in the early days of computer programming to convey the idea that, since computers couldn’t think for themselves, no machine could produce good output based on bad input.
Is there any boat accessory more useful and versatile than the good ol’ 5-gallon bucket? Nothing is perfect, though, and there’s always room for improvement — even with a 5-gallon bucket. Here are a few ways to make yours even better!
Cored composite construction, in the simplest sense, is a sheet of some kind of coring material sandwiched between layers of fiber-reinforced plastic — usually fiberglass but sometimes carbon fiber or Kevlar.