Belowdecks & Amenities

Pot Skirt: DIY Cooking in the Wind

A simple project makes onboard cooking easier—and more fun.

The writers and editors at Practical Sailor are perpetual tinkerers—always looking for creative, do-it-yourself solutions to even the smallest onboard problems. We figure our readers likely suffer the same challenges on their boats, so we’re obliged to share such projects.

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