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If the brush is clean of grit and has soft bristles, it shouldn't scratch the acrylic noticeably.

However, I would recommend using a polycarbonate, like Lexan or Makrolon, with an anti-scratch/UV-resistant coating instead of glass or acrylic, unless you can get fairly heavy laminated tempered glass cut to the right shape for the ports on your boat. Chances are likely that the "glass" isn't actually glass, but acrylic of some sort. Polycarbonate is far stronger and breakage resistant than acrylic.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

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