Enter the 2017 Stingy Sailor DIY Project Contest

Did you do a project on your sailboat last year that you’re particularly proud of? Or did you make an ingenious improvement that you’d like to share with other skippers? I’ve received comments and emails from many of you who rolled up your sleeves and took on DIY projects large and small, simple and complex. Now’s your turn…

Remove and Prevent Mildew for Pennies

This guest post is from Drew Frye and first appeared on his blog, Sail Delmarva. Drew also tests products for Practical Sailor magazine and writes for others like Good Old Boat magazine. He graciously agreed to let me reproduce his article here.

Top 10 DIY Projects of 2016

2016 was another stellar year here at The $tingy Sailor! We’ve seen incredible growth in the number of pages viewed every day—up more than 200% from last year to over 650,000 views from 176 countries.

You Might Be a Stingy Sailor

Comedian Jeff Foxworthy has made a fortune with his redneck jokes about “the glorious absence of sophistication.” They also poke fun at a particular socio-economic class in our culture. Yes, they’re corny but they’re also funny because many of us can see a bit of ourselves or somebody we know in them.

The Gift

Another year is quickly coming to an end. I want to sincerely thank everybody who spent some of their year here on this web site and especially those of you who wrote to me and purchased my ebooks. You are the reason for our biggest year ever with over 100% more page views than 2015. As my…

Top 10 Gift Ideas for 2016

If you’re looking for gifts for that stingy sailor on your gift list or even if you ARE that stingy sailor and you need some hint-dropping ideas, let me help you out. What follows are my top 10 gift ideas this year. I’d appreciate receiving any one of these and I’ll tell you why in the…