Dont be so cheap....Use the nice big fenders......replace when worn out....cheapest part of owning a boat if you ask me. Cant afford to but a fender? How are you going to afford to fix anything else that wears out? Tires.....cmon man Sail.net ...... not tug.net
I look for ways to save money and resources. That is how I CAN
afford to fix anything else that wears out and keep my safety equipment up to date. And I will stay "cheap". I drive 20 year old (or more) cars but have managed to pay my house off, boat off, and all cars paid for. I owe no one nothing- but hey, you can call me cheap if you like....