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Re: Removing Rub Rail Marks from Topsides
If the white marks are from vinyl rub rails on boats beside you, use MEK - Methyl Ethyl Ketone. It works great, the best of anything I've found, for cleaning up those rub rails and anything else vinyl - cowl vents, fenders etc. - should do the reverse quite nicely. Dampen a cloth with it and rub - it evaporates extremely quickly - like alcohol - so you'll have to keep wetting the cloth.
Were you docking somewhere downtown? A cousin had a berth along there for his Cat 42 but after a few adventures like you describe he moved to Alameda.
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