Instructables: exploring - outside - boats http://www.instructables.com Sat, 5 Sep 2015 07:15:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Vertical Kayak Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Kayak-Storage/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 16:59:37 PDT
Beertoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Beertoon/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 18:51:37 PDT
Removable Drain Covers for Sailboat Cockpit Drains http://www.instructables.com/id/Removable-Drain-Covers-for-Sailboat-Cockpit-Drains/
Removable Drain Covers for Sailboat Cockpit Drains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ESIV/IDUR0P9Y/FBIESIVIDUR0P9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ESIV/IDUR0P9Y/FBIESIVIDUR0P9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ESIV/IDUR0P9Y/FBIESIVIDUR0P9Y.SMALL.jpg gpiwowar If you moor your boat where there is signifcant snow and ice, you should be careful that your cockpit drains remain open, and don't ice over resulting in standing water (and a rising water level) in the cockpit.In Alaska, some people permanently remove the covers so the drains don't ice over.The dow...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:59:53 PDT
Bayonet Plug Compatible LED Bulb for Older Sailboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bayonet-Plug-Compatible-LED-Bulb-for-Older-Sailboa/
Bayonet Plug Compatible LED Bulb for Older Sailboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/1PAE/IDUQZT48/FSP1PAEIDUQZT48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/1PAE/IDUQZT48/FSP1PAEIDUQZT48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/1PAE/IDUQZT48/FSP1PAEIDUQZT48.SMALL.jpg gpiwowar Do you have an old sailboat, trailer, RV or off-grid cabin that uses bayonet-style (12 V) light bulbs?Are you worried about running down your battery bank, and not being able to start your engine when it's time to move on?LED bulbs draw very little power compared to older incandescent bulbs, so chan...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:34:49 PDT
Re-Entering a Kayak After Flipping http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Entering-a-Kayak-After-Flipping/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 13:53:55 PDT
Got wind? Got an Hour? Make a Sailboat! http://www.instructables.com/id/Got-wind-Got-an-Hour-Make-a-Sailboat/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 22:46:46 PDT
How To Lock You Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Lock-You-Kayak/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 18:12:32 PDT
Dry Box (Kayak/ Boat/ Tubing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dry-Box-Kayak-Boat-Tubing/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 18:01:39 PDT
Kayak Lock (Simple and Strong) http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-Lock-Simple-and-Strong/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 17:22:52 PDT
Build a Milk Jug Raft! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Milk-Jug-Raft/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 17:20:43 PDT
Cedar Strip Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Strip-Canoe/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 15:54:00 PDT
Emergency Kayak Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Kayak-Rack/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:48:07 PDT
Sawfish, DIY foam kayak, build a functional light weight boat from stuff found only in the hardware store http://www.instructables.com/id/Sawfish-foam-kayak-build-a-funtional-light-wieght-/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:29:44 PDT
Barton skiff... http://www.instructables.com/id/Barton-skiff/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 02:01:22 PDT
Turn a Golf Cart into Kayak Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Golf-Cart-into-Kayak-Dolly/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 11:42:18 PDT
Canoe rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Canoe-rack/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:01:41 PDT
Sea kayaking - drying radio bag/ paddle float http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-kayaking-drying-radio-bag-paddle-float/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 01:30:50 PDT
Landing Craft for a Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Landing-Craft-for-a-Motorcycle/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 03:37:56 PDT
Anchor weight for fishing boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Anchor-weight-for-fishing-boat/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 03:18:48 PDT
Skin-On-Frame Canoe ( Free Lassie ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Skin-On-Frame-Canoe-Free-Lassie-/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 16:31:01 PDT
Make a simple, inexpensive Kayak Stand in under 15 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-simple-inexpensive-Kayak-Stand-in-un/
Make a simple, inexpensive Kayak Stand in under 15 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/57Z2/IAJH50U6/FXT57Z2IAJH50U6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/57Z2/IAJH50U6/FXT57Z2IAJH50U6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/57Z2/IAJH50U6/FXT57Z2IAJH50U6.SMALL.jpg jamesburkefan I don't know about you, but I've priced kayak stands on a number of different websites. I did not like what I saw. Some of these vendors want to charge hundreds of dollars for a lightweight, portable, collapsible stand. Why pay that much when you can build one on your own (using very simple tools...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 07:41:57 PDT
Repair a Racing Fibreglass/Honeycomb Rowing Shell http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-Racing-FibreglassHoneycomb-Rowing-Shell/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 23:22:49 PDT
how to make a paper boat http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-paper-boat-4/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 19:19:02 PDT
Duct Tape Boat v1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Boat-v10/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 15:12:45 PDT
Duct Tape Boat v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Boat-v20/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 20:57:50 PDT
Mini Speedboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Speedboat/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 09:52:31 PDT
Build a Mussel Float Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Mussel-Float-Boat/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 06:57:47 PDT
$5 Canoe Seat Repair/Snowshoe Weave http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Canoe-Seat-RepairSnowshoe-Weave/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:20:56 PDT
Revell 1:1200 Scale RMS Titanic Assembly Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Revell-11200-Scale-RMS-Titanic-Tutorial/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:40:11 PDT
PVC pipe + tarp kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-pipe-tarp-kayak/
PVC pipe + tarp kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M4AT/I8J9W47N/F1MM4ATI8J9W47N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M4AT/I8J9W47N/F1MM4ATI8J9W47N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M4AT/I8J9W47N/F1MM4ATI8J9W47N.SMALL.jpg infinityscar In the field of outdoor activities, kayaking has taken ahold of society due to its ease of introduction, physical accessibility, and versatility. In particular, the act of kayaking is accessible to all types of people, potentially even those who are wheelchair-bound, as seen in the article by Carst...
By: infinityscar

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:20:47 PDT
Máquina Térmica http://www.instructables.com/id/Máquina-Térmica-63/
Máquina Térmica - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/Y51G/I7XR85W7/FLXY51GI7XR85W7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/Y51G/I7XR85W7/FLXY51GI7XR85W7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/Y51G/I7XR85W7/FLXY51GI7XR85W7.SMALL.jpg sofia.lopes.10441 Barquinho Pop PopMateriais:- Lata de alumínio- Bandeja de isopor- Três canudos- Vela de aniversario- Cola epóxi- Cola quente- Tesoura- Caneta- Fita crepe- Dois elásticos- Isqueiro/ fósforoProcedimentos:1. Usando a tesoura, cortar as duas extremidades da lata de alumínio, que deve estar em bom e...
By: sofia.lopes.10441

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:00:45 PDT
Tarp Tiedown http://www.instructables.com/id/Tarp-Tiedown/
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By: garyhunter

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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:03:03 PDT
Build your own Countdown Regatta Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Coutndown-Regatta-Ollie-Box/
Build your own Countdown Regatta Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/QB4C/I6RSDRVN/F1JQB4CI6RSDRVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/QB4C/I6RSDRVN/F1JQB4CI6RSDRVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/QB4C/I6RSDRVN/F1JQB4CI6RSDRVN.SMALL.jpg harriken An countdown "box" is a box with horns. When a regatta starts the box sounds the horns at predetermined intervals: 5 minutes before the start, 4 minutes before the start, 1 minute before the start and at the instant of the start. There are two types of sequences: 3 minute and 5 minute. In this instr...
By: harriken

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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 04:18:48 PST
Easy PVC Fog Horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-PVC-Fog-Horn/
Easy PVC Fog Horn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/DZ3C/I6HSGLF5/FY9DZ3CI6HSGLF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/DZ3C/I6HSGLF5/FY9DZ3CI6HSGLF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/DZ3C/I6HSGLF5/FY9DZ3CI6HSGLF5.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight How to make a simple Air Horn. These horns are LOUD! They can be scaled up as I show in the video and made even larger still, but be aware that the bigger you make them the more air they will take to function.I went through quite a few ideas before coming up with the final design. The only tools req...
By: NightHawkInLight

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:51:42 PST
kayak storage http://www.instructables.com/id/kayak-storage/
kayak storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/O6Y2/I622K7O2/FRDO6Y2I622K7O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/O6Y2/I622K7O2/FRDO6Y2I622K7O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/O6Y2/I622K7O2/FRDO6Y2I622K7O2.SMALL.jpg janetty16 Okay. I love kayaking and I have just recently purchased one. The difficulty was finding a way to store it that met several criteria. 1 - Ease of access2 - Varmint and dust free3 - Out of the way4 - Aesthetically pleasingWhile I can't claim originality on the design I can say I found no suitable pla...
By: janetty16

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 01:27:08 PST
Kayak Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-Cart-1/
Kayak Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/EHG0/I5UXC7NE/FYMEHG0I5UXC7NE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/EHG0/I5UXC7NE/FYMEHG0I5UXC7NE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/EHG0/I5UXC7NE/FYMEHG0I5UXC7NE.SMALL.jpg asnyder6 This tutorial will list all the steps needed to make a simple, slip on kayak cart. It's a simple design where the boat sits inside of the loop and stays on by being pushed forward. I designed the cart to carry my Dagger Spector 15' touring kayak, but could be adjusted to fit most other shaped h...
By: asnyder6

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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 18:52:11 PST
Fixing a broken kayak / easy plastic welding http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-broken-kayak-easy-plastic-welding/
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By: the binks

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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 11:30:35 PST
Outboard Motor Stand From Walker http://www.instructables.com/id/Outboard-Motor-Stand-From-Walker/
Outboard Motor Stand From Walker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/PTT3/I5MD0NII/FROPTT3I5MD0NII.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/PTT3/I5MD0NII/FROPTT3I5MD0NII.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/PTT3/I5MD0NII/FROPTT3I5MD0NII.SMALL.jpg tomhath An old walker makes a great stand for a small outboard motor. You can usually find them for under ten dollars at thrift stores. If you don't see one out on the display floor that is suitable, ask a clerk if they have some in back; they seem to have an endless supply of them. The ones to avoid have c...
By: tomhath

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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:43:40 PST
Dinghy trolley http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinghy-trolley/
Dinghy trolley - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/G9Q3/I3R75QJJ/FHRG9Q3I3R75QJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/G9Q3/I3R75QJJ/FHRG9Q3I3R75QJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/G9Q3/I3R75QJJ/FHRG9Q3I3R75QJJ.SMALL.jpg lockonf16 This is my first instructable, after years of browsing ! - Hopefully it will be a good one and can help someone else !This project came about when my other half's topper trolley decided to kick the bucket. Me being the man was assigned the task of building her a new one !After a look about online I ...
By: lockonf16

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:21:10 PST
240cm skin on frame sailing pram with Mirage Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/240cm-skin-on-frame-sailing-pram-with-Mirage-Drive/
240cm skin on frame sailing pram with Mirage Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1PL6/I52CKMLN/F0C1PL6I52CKMLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1PL6/I52CKMLN/F0C1PL6I52CKMLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1PL6/I52CKMLN/F0C1PL6I52CKMLN.SMALL.jpg heavyweather I tried to build the lightest and cheapest (~150€ total material bill) sail-boat I could come up with. Space was an issue. I keep this boat upright on my parking lot in summer and on the back wall of my grandmothers garage in winter.The boat would have to be light enough to get it up on my car on my...
By: heavyweather

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:40:48 PST
How to Build a Wood Sailboat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Wood-Sailboat/
How to Build a Wood Sailboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/UMQJ/I4YS8PSJ/FG8UMQJI4YS8PSJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/UMQJ/I4YS8PSJ/FG8UMQJI4YS8PSJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/UMQJ/I4YS8PSJ/FG8UMQJI4YS8PSJ.SMALL.jpg captainskully I've been wanting to combine my two favorite hobbies - woodworking and sailing for a long time, so I thought I'd build a boat. It's got classic lines and looks so dazzling in the sunshine that people constantly stop me at the boat ramp to ask me about it. There's something unbelievably rewarding a...
By: captainskully

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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:01:24 PST
Yet another set of kayak wheels! http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-set-of-kayak-wheels/
Yet another set of kayak wheels! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/BG18/I4IXGWKG/FK7BG18I4IXGWKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/BG18/I4IXGWKG/FK7BG18I4IXGWKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/BG18/I4IXGWKG/FK7BG18I4IXGWKG.SMALL.jpg yakhack Yes, there are many designs out there with either rigid or folding frames that the kayak needs to be secured to or need to be inserted into the scupper holes. Wheels that handle loose soft sand well have to be large diameter or wide. Due to the width of some kayaks this makes the assembly quite tall...
By: yakhack

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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:43:17 PST
Kayak rod holder mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-rod-holder-mount/
Kayak rod holder mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/GB2C/I4IXGVYF/FXVGB2CI4IXGVYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/GB2C/I4IXGVYF/FXVGB2CI4IXGVYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/GB2C/I4IXGVYF/FXVGB2CI4IXGVYF.SMALL.jpg yakhack This is a simple way to add a rod holder to a sit in kayak. It is held in place by a loop of shock cord stretched over the front of the cockpit where the skirt would normally sit. It requires no drilling or modification of the kayak and is removable so you can still use a skirt in whitewater. Mat...
By: yakhack

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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:41:41 PST
Small compact kayak wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-compact-kayak-wheels/
Small compact kayak wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/YN8A/I4IDAW91/FLOYN8AI4IDAW91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/YN8A/I4IDAW91/FLOYN8AI4IDAW91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/YN8A/I4IDAW91/FLOYN8AI4IDAW91.SMALL.jpg yakhack There are many designs of wheels for canoes on the internet made from PVC tubes and this is what I did for my Perception Prodigy 10 and the design can be adapted for most kayak styles. The wheels are small and at towards the rear so you still need to support some weight when pulling on the front to...
By: yakhack

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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 15:54:44 PST
Kayak hatch installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-hatch-installation/
Kayak hatch installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/8P2H/I4IDAUKK/FWD8P2HI4IDAUKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/8P2H/I4IDAUKK/FWD8P2HI4IDAUKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/8P2H/I4IDAUKK/FWD8P2HI4IDAUKK.SMALL.jpg yakhack Adding a hatch and a bulkhead to a sit in kayak provides buoyancy and also storage space both when on the water or transporting. Provided the curvature of your rear deck is not too great and you have space this is a great upgrade to your yak. There are pre-made bulkheads and hatches available on the...
By: yakhack

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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 15:44:43 PST
Custom boat refrigerator and chart table cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-refrigerator-and-chart-table/
Custom boat refrigerator and chart table cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/CCPA/I4IX2DJT/FTECCPAI4IX2DJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/CCPA/I4IX2DJT/FTECCPAI4IX2DJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/CCPA/I4IX2DJT/FTECCPAI4IX2DJT.SMALL.jpg joachimba First of all, this is my first instructable after many years of joyful and inspiring reading. Our 28' sailing boat needed a fridge. When we bought the boat, the only place to store cold food was under a folding chart table, in a peltier cooled portable cooler (the type you bring for camping). This w...
By: joachimba

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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 13:37:56 PST
Kayak leashes http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-leashes/
Kayak leashes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/KV6R/I48CWSEZ/FA5KV6RI48CWSEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/KV6R/I48CWSEZ/FA5KV6RI48CWSEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/KV6R/I48CWSEZ/FA5KV6RI48CWSEZ.SMALL.jpg yakhack Always useful to prevent loosing things overboard by accident or if flipped in the surf, simple leashes can be used to attach paddles, fishing rods and tools, gaffs, etc to you or the boat. Having tried making the ones made by winding weed whacker line and heating in boiling water I prefer these mad...
By: yakhack

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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 14:13:50 PST
Kayak rudder http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-rudder/
Kayak rudder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/5ELW/I48CWSD4/FAB5ELWI48CWSD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/5ELW/I48CWSD4/FAB5ELWI48CWSD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/5ELW/I48CWSD4/FAB5ELWI48CWSD4.SMALL.jpg yakhack I set out to make a simple rudder that did not cost the typical $250 but at the same time was a bit more effective than a plank on a stick. This was designed for my Ocean Kayak Prowler 13 but could be adapted for any kayak. The focus is more on the rudder design than the various different steering m...
By: yakhack

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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 14:12:59 PST
Duct Tape and PVC Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-and-PVC-Canoe/
Duct Tape and PVC Canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/STLW/I3H79CHH/FYKSTLWI3H79CHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/STLW/I3H79CHH/FYKSTLWI3H79CHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/STLW/I3H79CHH/FYKSTLWI3H79CHH.SMALL.jpg woodmanzee Browsing Imgur one day I saw some guys that made a duct tape canoe, and decided to try my hand at the same. I saw a few other Instructables on this site that made kayaks or canoes, but they seemed a little smaller in scale and I wanted to build one I could use more than once and for it to be comfort...
By: woodmanzee

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:48:56 PST
Rebuild / repair a PWC throttle lever http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuild-repair-a-PWC-throttle-lever/
Rebuild / repair a PWC throttle lever - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/A2T1/I2TG6ZBA/FN8A2T1I2TG6ZBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/A2T1/I2TG6ZBA/FN8A2T1I2TG6ZBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/A2T1/I2TG6ZBA/FN8A2T1I2TG6ZBA.SMALL.jpg astroboiee From time to time recreation vehicle parts break or fall off.In this instructable I will show how I repaired a smashed throttle lever from my Yamaha Wavejammer, using JB weld epoxy to build up missing parts and reinforce with fiber glass. Gather the materials For this instructable you will needJ...
By: astroboiee

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:17:59 PST