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5 ways to use Butyl tape to keep the water OUT of your boat

See 5 ways of using Butyl Tape to keep water out of your boat through leaking deck hardware, ports, hatches and all the other places that water seems to find …

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Leaking Temporary Port Repair

If you recall, I had put in a temporary Lexan port when the port window cracked.  I decided to make a temporary repair because we had intended to replace the …

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How to re-bed or bed Deck Hardware on a Boat.

The boats made in the late 70’s and early 80’s in Taiwan that had Teak decks are often referred to affectionally by their owners as “Leaky Teaky’s.”  This is due …

Butyl Tape – The best bedding material around?

On Dream Chaser, there is a sunken anchor well at the bow of the boat.  So essentially when walking toward the bow sprit, you step down about 1 foot into …

Strengthening the Anchor Pad-eye and Bedding Technique

Before we bought DreamChaser, the broker had mentioned that the previous owner had done work in the Anchor locker,  re-glassing the bin.  I can see where they did that and …