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Re: Dinghy protective cover

Minnie probably Taylor.

My wife modified one of the Taylor models to fit our Walker Bay Odessey to cover it while in the davits. I bought an oversized one with elastic sew in to cover the entire dinghy. She cut slits to make room for the lifting triangles when attached. She also attached loops with straps to be brought under the dinghy to the other side to pull it taunt across the bottom. We put an inflated beach ball in the middle under the over to provide slope o the rain doesn't pool.

I have a procedure before pulling it up with the davits while in the water. I pull the cover over the bow first while sitting in it. Then I attach the lifting triangles through the slits and pull the cover over the other 3/4of the dinghy before I step out of it. Finally after it is lifted the ret of the cover goes on and the web straps underneath are tightened. It s almost fully protected.

The straps are put around the package to tie it tight o the davits and back rails so it dosent move even one inch.

Dave
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