SailNet Community - View Single Post - Winter Moisture Control
View Single Post
  #10  
Old 10-31-2012
BubbleheadMd's Avatar
BubbleheadMd BubbleheadMd is offline
Chastened
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Edgewater/Annapolis
Posts: 2,806
Thanks: 0
Thanked 49 Times in 46 Posts
Rep Power: 5
BubbleheadMd will become famous soon enough
Send a message via Yahoo to BubbleheadMd
Re: Winter Moisture Control

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheTardis View Post
Thanks all for the advise! I'm glad I get a chance to "test run" a winter before moving on. It gives me some chance for trial and error. Nice to hear from people in the region!
Bubblehead, I have been putting up the reflectix all over the boat... hope it really does work. I also have a large opening where my anchor chain is, bungied a piece of tarp over it for Sandy, worked ok. Need to get a new cap for it. I figure, after going through Sandy I should have a good baseline for the worst that will happen.
Wing, rum makes everything better! Let me know how the teatree oil does! Smells better than vinegar!
The good news is, after a single night of having insulation installed and running the heater at full throttle, the boat is now DRY. The window frames have stopped sweating and my clothing is all dry. I still have two long panels to cut and install on the bulkheads in the v-berth, but that's all.

I'm mightily impressed.
__________________
S/V Old Shoes
1973 Pearson 30 #255
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook