Lin and Larry Pardey's step-by-step guide to producing a durable canvas bucket: from the January 1995 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
Ian Pirrie explains how to check the condition of the exhaust elbow on Yanmar GM engines
Does black grate polish work as propeller antifouling? This reader finds out...
However your decks are constructed, the water from a deck leak often emerges a considerable distance from where it enters. The point of emergence is usually very clear to see…
Daria Blackwell uses a 'miracle' product to clean a heavy yellow stain from a fibreglass dinghy
Hundreds of visitors to the 38th Beaulieu Boatjumble enjoyed free expert advice and demonstrations at the inaugural PBO Ask the Experts Live! event.
Derek Fairley makes a bung for his boat's navel pipe with the aid of some silicone rubber and a Choc Dips pot
Michael Allen turns a condemned stepladder into a stand for his outboard engine
Jonathan Humphreys uses empty hand-wash bottles as epoxy pump dispensers to avoid waste and ensure the mix is right every time
Alex Blackwell makes his own mooring chafe protectors, ensuring they're lashed to the line to stop them moving
Henry Lupton's design for a filler cap wrench can be downloaded and 3d-printed to protect your filler caps
Sam Longley's method to protect and clean his boat's halyards over the winter
Jos Binns uses a childproof cupboard door catch to secure the heads lid at sea and prevent painful accidents...
Ben Meakins gets a good night sleep with an extension piece for the forepeak on his Hunter Impala 28
Geoff Champion modifies his reefing horns to help the cringles stay put when slabbing in a reef
Paul Farr makes a straightforward hardwood tiller lock for his boat on a swinging mooring
Ian Nicolson adds spliced handles to the sprayhood on his Rival 34 to provide a good handhold when moving out of the cockpit
Jeremy and Debbie White have a useful tip for neat boathook storage in a dinghy to help with coming alongside pontoons and quays
Building site spikes keep tricolour clean - Willem Bijl keeps his tricolour light seagull-free
Peter Lyle refurbishes the seawater pump on his Jeanneau 36i for a fraction of the cost of replacement or professional repair