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Re: New Dodger
A simple boom tent over the new dodger will add years to it's life .
Yes, but you need to be careful about tarp/dodger and sail cover contact. The tarp can do a lot of chafe damage to both over a winter they are in constant contact.
Best to remove sail/cover, and ensure tarp is clear of dodger parts. Ideally you'll have a frame for the cover/tarp and there's no contact, but that's getting pretty involved..
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