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Can you flush toilet paper on a boat

Can You Flush Toilet Paper On a Boat?

When a Problem That’s Not a Problem Gets a Disgusting Solution (This is an opinion piece. Feel free to debate in the comments.) A common question from new boat owners is, can you flush toilet paper on a boat? Before I get to the full answer I shall say this. If I had told my wife that …

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How To Unblock a Toilet On a Boat

In this guide we will look at the unpleasant task of how to unblock a toilet on a boat. When a marine toilet is blocked it blocks in one of four places. Spoiler alert it’s almost never in the pipes unless your sanitary system has some hard 90 degree turns in it. Each of the …

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Proven Mold Removal Techniques On A Boat

Proven Boat Mold Removal Techniques

Over the past four years of living on a boat in the tropics, I have literally tried every boat mold removal technique anyone has suggested to me. Some have worked for a day or week, and some haven’t worked at all. Eventually, after two years, I found the mold removal techniques I still use today. …

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Proven Mold Removal Techniques On A Boat
Boat Yoga. Some Places on a boat are not easy to reach to work on. There is a certain amount of basic mechanical skills you should learn before going cruising

Basic Mechanical Skills You Should Learn Before Going Cruising

I don’t like anyone else touching my boat to work on it. Especially dealer mechanics. Well maybe, except for riggers and welders, I know my limits! Every issue we have ever had on the boat that became a major fix-up job was after a trained dealer mechanic touched the saildrives, engine, or electrical system. Here …

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Boat Yoga. Some Places on a boat are not easy to reach to work on. There is a certain amount of basic mechanical skills you should learn before going cruising
How to keep cockroaches and weevils off your boat

How to Avoid Cockroaches And Weevils On Your Boat

If you are anything like me the thought of cockroaches and weevils on the boat or in my food freaks me out. Here are some thoughts on how to avoid cockroaches and weevils. The best way to avoid cockroaches and weevils is to do your best to ensure they don’t get onto the boat in the first place.

How to keep cockroaches and weevils off your boat
Typical look of an engine that is at around half life. But don't judge a book by it's cover. Looks can be deceiving. This engine has almost 9000 hours on it and still runs great! But it's getting up there and one should look at the cost to re-power a boat

How Much Does It Cost to Repower a Boat

A major decision in the path to becoming a cruiser is choosing the right boat. Getting the boat right sets the tone for your future happiness and the health of your cruising kitty. As you scan the boat ads on YachtWorld, you will frequently see a great boat at an attractive price. The kicker, the …

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Typical look of an engine that is at around half life. But don't judge a book by it's cover. Looks can be deceiving. This engine has almost 9000 hours on it and still runs great! But it's getting up there and one should look at the cost to re-power a boat
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