My New Cuisinart Microwave/Convection Oven is on Sale!

My new 1.2 cu ft. convection/microwave/grill is ON SALE at Amazon – $174! I paid more. My new boat doesn’t have an oven. There’s no space in the galley for dozens of appliances, I need something that does it all (or at least most of it…). Our solution …a convection/microwave/grill that’s 1.2 cubic feet, fits, works and, at least for now, is ON SALE at Amazon!

Don’t Forget the Dinghy Anchor!

Please don’t leave the boat without an adequate dinghy anchor in the dinghy. It’s as important for your safety as a life jacket!

How To Use a Snubber With A Kellet

Nylon Anchor Snubber at Work

How to use both a snubber and a kellet for safer anchoring? One step at a time.

Battery Charger Saves the Day!

A portable battery charger has saved our day over and over … and over. Don’t be without one!

Get Rid of Boat Odors!

The #1 rule — if the boat smells there’s a reason and the culprit is likely better at playing hide n seek than you are at finding the source of the smell! Need help finding the issue?

Keepin’ the Beer COLD (Cerveza Fria!)

Solving the age old crisis of keeping the beer chilled while drinking it …. one chilled beer at a time.

Live-Aboards: Need a Good Screen Enclosure?

Live-aboards? Need a sturdy, one piece pop-up screen enclosure for your “outdoor living area”? Or anyone that wants a study, one piece pop-up, quick set-up screen enclosure … take a look at Clam Outdoors “Quick-Set” series of enclosures.

6 Months Later … Yeti vs Pelican vs Engel vs Grizzly vs Yukon … Revisited …

6 months later … our Grizzly premium cooler spent 3 months in the Florida Keys aboard the boat and 3 months camping from south Florida to the Southwest Utah desert canyons. Would we buy another “premium cooler”? How did it go?

Why I Love My Spade Anchor!

Every cruiser swears by their anchor. Our anchor is a Spade and we have been known to get into heated discussions over how much we love it.

Premium Coolers: Engel vs. Grizzly vs. Pelican vs. Yeti vs. Yukon

We finally broke down and bought a premium cooler, despite the marginal results of our Yeti test … which one did we pick, why and what other options did we consider?