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Originally Posted by JohnRPollard View Post

And when that snow melts, it won't be able to run out the deck and cockpit scuppers. Instead, it will remain pooled on the tarps. That's a lot of weight.

I guess like everything else, "winter" is a relative thing. That amount of snow, though not unheard of, is a rarity in Chesapeake country.
And that was only 8-10".... Interestingly not one single cover that was professionally shrink wrapped by my boat yard failed and they make up about 90% of the covers in the yard. There were eight "home made" that I counted failed and one professionally built canvas cover..

I'm sure some of those boats now have broken or bent stanchions or worse. Covering a boat up here should not be an after thought.

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