Marine Accessories and DIY Projects

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** 20 Best Five Minute Upgrades**
Here are 20 great tips to fix minor ailments and have your boat ready to rock.
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**Drilling Holes in Your Hull**
Besides docking on a windy day with a new boat in front of an audience, drilling holes is one of the most dreaded tasks for a do-it-yourself boater.
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**How To Install a Wakeboard Tower**
Wakeboard towers boost riders to new heights, keep clutter out of the cockpit, and look cool. If your boat came bare, put one on it now.
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**Installing a Fuel/Water Separator**
Install a water-separating fuel filter and safeguard your fuel system.
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**BoatingLAB Tests LED Lights**
Now is the time to swap the old-school bulb variety with light-emitting diodes or LEDs.
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**Retrofit With LED Side Nav Lights**
Here's how to replace combination or individual sidelights with LEDs.
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** BoatingLAB Tests Livewell and Raw-Water Pumps**
Choosing pumps means balancing the limits of onboard power, livewell capacity and the space available for installation.
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**Choosing the Right Fender**
All fenders are not created equal — or with equal creativity. Here's how to use them.
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**What to Look For: Boat Covers**
All boat covers are not created equal. Five things to look for when considering a new boat cover.
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**How Good Are Your Cleats?**
What to look for when examining existing cleats or installing new ones.
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**Video: Create a Rope-to-Chain Splice**
Boating Magazine's Jim Hendricks walks you through creating the rope-to-chain splice.
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