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Re: My new boat! (Lido 14)

Originally Posted by Bruce_L View Post
That boat is going to be a great trainer for anyone learning to sail !!! Make sure you have some reserve flotation somewhere so that when you tip, you will be OK. The boat may already have a few watertight compartments, but still check gaskets or drainplugs, if all else put some foam somewhere. Wont take too much. This will give you lots of confidence when you go out and only worry about having fun. You did real good.
That is an excellent Idea, I know that one of the seats still has a good seal because when I pulled the plug yesterday it exhausted a lot of hot air. (Built up pressure from sitting in the sun) They started making this boat with a bow air tank that mine doesn't have, what type of foam would you recommend? And how do you attach it?
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