: Gear & Maintenance



  1. Rigging knives
  2. Thru- vs In-hull transducers
  3. Rigging boom vang and whisker pole
  4. Chart plotter or IPad
  5. Plastic transducer leaking
  6. Tank Tender Gauge only drops to '10'.
  7. Moving the mast on an I-28?
  8. Cold beer a Must
  9. Hood furler question
  10. Adapting an automobile tachometer
  11. Genny sleeve
  12. Hydraulic ram pump driven RO system
  13. can your standing rigging be too big
  14. North Sails furling units
  15. Sanitation hose question,
  16. Use for 12V Batteries?
  17. Thug proofing
  18. Magnum 2000 charger/inverter install
  19. Mast Gooseneck Slide
  20. Pearson 30 Stuffing Box
  21. Need help selecting Jib Tracks.
  22. Remove Varnish from Teak Caulk
  23. Blocked Raw Water Intake
  24. Pic of 1 year old aluminum anode
  25. Grooves in Keel? Baffled...
  26. Autopilot Install
  27. Broken end of spreader
  28. Installing dodger questions
  29. Rebedding chainplates
  30. Which gel coat, fillers to use?
  31. Sunfish daggerboard fix
  32. Making wooden spreaders. Material?
  33. problem with 740S chartplotter/EV-1auto pilot
  34. Twisted Chain
  35. Solar powered cooling
  36. Butyl tape good or bad
  37. Outboard - new or used?
  38. Nature's Head or Airhead
  39. Convert spring stop to screw?
  40. Advice on installing NMEA 2000 field installable connectors?
  41. Location of watermaker discharge
  42. Where to buy concave / curved washers for solar panel mounts
  43. shaft alignment
  44. Single line reefing question
  45. Sail cloth weights
  46. Thimble necessary for mainsheet?
  47. Using a heat gun on teak
  48. new bottom cleaning kit
  49. Recommendation on VHF radio
  50. First Timer with bottom paint (VC17)
  51. Stiff Rudder...all of a sudden?
  52. Help with refinishing of teak.
  53. Lazarette lid supports - spring or gas?
  54. Winch went?
  55. Rebedding Bobstay
  56. Uses for old double-braid?
  57. Rudder Gland Repack and Reseal
  58. Autopilot install with a switch
  59. Plugged cockpit drain
  60. Spinnaker sheet lengths
  61. Stainless polish for use in the sun
  62. First Bottom Job
  63. Something to hold tiller in place
  64. Dinghy with inflatable floor
  65. Cockpit Drains: Where do we get them?
  66. Camera recommendations
  67. Flush mount thru hull fittings
  68. What's the best was to seal my stanchion bases?
  69. Non-Marine Snatch Blocks?
  70. Carpet in a Sailboat?
  71. Isotherm frig
  72. Marine Head in an Aquarius 21
  73. Recommendations for connectors
  74. Yanmar 4JH4AE catastrophic breakdown experience
  75. Nature's Head - Great customer service
  76. Thin film bottom paint coverage
  77. Restoration of the "Flirt", San Francisco Bay
  78. Fin Keel Maintenance Questions
  79. Islander 28 new sails?
  80. Best way to get cushions
  81. Wood hull -- sealing question?
  82. 1969 Mariner 31 rebuild
  83. ranger 29 sailboat
  84. Cost of bimini fittings: HOLY MOLY!
  85. Halyard Sheaves
  86. Stainless pole for wind turbine
  87. Porthole Rebed??
  88. Couple of winch questions
  89. industrial/commercial PFDs
  90. 70# or 100# danforth?
  91. marine head vs. porta potty
  92. radar gun
  93. Night vision
  94. Power Assist Winch Technology
  95. Ice Box Rebuild
  96. Reposition Travler
  97. can i convert a working jib into a working main
  98. I forgot I don't have a toilet.
  99. rudder , shaft and engine out, then what?
  100. 5200 vs Sikaflex
  101. AZEK for WB8 dagger and rudder???
  102. Admidship Ladder: Folding Dock Ladder
  103. composting toilet-should we do it
  104. Full refit or Partial
  105. Shiny new sail
  106. How much water is normal?
  107. What is this white cylinder?
  108. hlmffsailmaker.com China
  109. Gopros Are Handy!
  110. Solar battery charger showing 19 volts?
  111. So you call that a mast repair??
  112. Is a Vang Really Useful on a mid to Large Boat?
  113. Is it useless: NMEA2000 In-line terminator
  114. Adding a auxiliary outboard.
  115. Where to order these?
  116. Groco Hydromatic Strainer
  117. Cetec-Benmar AP experiences?
  118. Loos Gauges and Alternative Rig Tuning Methods
  119. Steering Improvements?
  120. Quick painting question!
  121. Android navi-thingy
  122. How to value used sails?
  123. Attwood Automatic Bilge Pump Switch
  124. Dickinson Newport diesel heater - no fuel flow
  125. Motor dies going over large swells or wakes
  126. Lifeline is too slack
  127. DIY rebuild of SailTec hydro adjuster
  128. Chainplate craziness
  129. "Frogsuit" waterproof floating smartphone case
  130. How to rig a Sta-lok terminal
  131. Drying out holes in fiberglass before filling
  132. Autopilot - wheel pilot vs below deck
  133. Water hoses gooey
  134. speed resistor on Cold Machine
  135. Last but not least, I need an anchor
  136. Mainsheet system
  137. How do I keep travelift slings from topsides
  138. What kind of dinghies are de rigeur.
  139. Need help identifying this connection.
  140. Chartplotter outdated yet?
  141. Jefa Autopilot experience?
  142. Unclogging Hillerange (Seaward) 2101 alcohol stove
  143. Is this swaged fitting failing?
  144. What size trailer is needed for a 24ft sailboat?
  145. Mainsail?
  146. Installing a windvane
  147. Fixed Portlight Reset Advice Needed
  148. Can you ID this seacock?
  149. generator help fuel problem
  150. Hidden holding tank tear down
  151. Convert back to tiller?
  152. Mooring Question
  153. sewing sunbrella
  154. Seen any cool workshops?
  155. Mystery port hinges????? Please help.
  156. Replacing Pedestal Guard on older Whitlock Pedestal
  157. Storing Roller Furler Headstay
  158. Battery state-of-charge question - technical
  159. Islander Bahama 24 companionway rebuild
  160. Unweighting the keel during repairs
  161. Homemade Bottom Scrubber
  162. Lots of little holes in the gel coat - osmosis?
  163. DIY Bowsprit
  164. How to tell when to stop recoring?
  165. Thru Hull Removal Advice Request
  166. replacing fixed windows
  167. Wire rope clips vs. nicopress
  168. Masthead spinnaker bail, could this work?
  169. Stern Tube Flange to Hull Gap Filler?
  170. Starboard vs. plastic cutting board
  171. trolling motors
  172. Can a swaged fitting be removed, wire re-used?
  173. airmar thru hull transducer on pole
  174. new multi-instrument, Simrad IS15 replacement
  175. Sailboat storage for maintenance
  176. What is this large bronze part?
  177. Winch angle--what is more ergonomic?
  178. Stainless or galvanized cable for steering cables?
  179. Do chain hooks weaken chain?
  180. Raymarine Wireless ST101 Wind instruments
  181. sail quote
  182. Low friction rings for single-line reefing
  183. An indelicate question
  184. What Size Dock Lines do I Need ?
  185. Prepping to re-bed stanchions.
  186. New Magma ceramic coated nested cookware
  187. Batten Replacements?
  188. Question for the trailer sailors
  189. Sunbrella: What color is used on your boat?
  190. WTH are these things?
  191. Dinghy maintenance
  192. Bottom paint advice needed
  193. SH Ggxx 2150 AIS Matrix+
  194. Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!
  195. DR led
  196. Cold weather bungee cord failure
  197. spare (back up) anchor question
  198. Mount above-deck gas tank below-deck?
  199. Qwik Drain oil changer
  200. Rudder Weight on 35'er
  201. Trolling motor care
  202. Harken furler foil section needed
  203. Holding tank
  204. Mystery water in bilge in CAL-29
  205. Towing and trailer questions.
  206. What is older gear worth?
  207. Cabin speakers?
  208. bottom pressure wash
  209. Never thought my Laser hitch would be used for this.
  210. Exterior window trim
  211. TeakGuard...one more time...???
  212. Wheel to tiller conversion - new throttle
  213. Swan owners technical forum
  214. Just the Keurig won't work
  215. Lowrance DSI transducer location
  216. Symmetric Rudder damage and surprise hardware!
  217. who made my hatch?
  218. Taking apart PUR powersurvivor 35
  219. HAS ANYONE here made an ANCHOR?
  220. Designing a generator "locker" - A theoretical Exercise
  221. Should I bother with a back stay adjuster
  222. Blotches on deck - can you identify
  223. Whale in line pump trouble
  224. Vacuum Sealing Gear and Supplies
  225. Electric Head Pump Maintenance
  226. Protective coatings for splices and stitching
  227. FaMet Furlers
  228. Autopilot -- Linear Drive Sizing/Interface
  229. Teak cockpit table treatment question
  230. Fiberglass repair recommendation
  231. Effect of vinegar on my impeller
  232. intervention councelor(s) needed...
  233. ST-60 speed calibration
  234. mast bend problem
  235. Hood-"Sea Furl" furling system bearing replacement
  236. Favorite Boat Shoe???
  237. Cinkel Steering Wheel Removal
  238. Rudder bushing material? Delrin, PTFE, UHWM, VHF, CIA..
  239. to cut or not to cut. that is the question.
  240. Frozen Bilge, Possible Prevention
  241. DEKA vs. Lifeline AGM Batteries?
  242. Bernzomatic Handy Torch, Solder, Rope Cutter Tool
  243. Running gear/keel coolers antifouling
  244. Where can I find a Palmer Johnson Highfield Lever?
  245. Wilcox crittenden seacocks - missing drain screws
  246. Water Heater Heads Up--Wiring Hazard
  247. Fat Boat rollout. F-46 reveal
  248. Lewmar Lofrans Maxwell -Oh My -What Windlass to Buy
  249. Best boom brake?
  250. Got My Butyl Tape from Mainsail in record time!