SailNet Community - View Single Post - Dodger windows - cover or not cover?
View Single Post
post #9 of Old 10-10-2010
Senior Member
pdqaltair's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Deale, MD
Posts: 2,667
Thanks: 1
Thanked 58 Times in 58 Posts
Rep Power: 8
Mainsail, that's impressive and worth the time. I like to see where I'm going.

I have had good luck with covers on lexan windows over many years, but it is a much harder product. Additionally, micro scratches can be buffed out every few years; not an option on dodger windows.

But the reality is that many of use cannot get to the boat every week or every other week, or even every month in the winter. I agree whole heartedly that covers would be a bad idea; rolling them up with any dirt causes scratches and any flapping bit can cause scratches.

I have used Strataglass specific products; the PO left me with a supply, and they do help. But what are we to do? I spend too much time on maintenance and too little sailing already.

(when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")

"Well, I just climb up to them."

by Joe Brown, English rock climber

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
pdqaltair is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome