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Mold needs water. Keeping the interior as dry as possible goes a long way toward preventing mold and is a good first step. However, any porous surface will also be problematic. This is because moisture gets into the pores and makes things more hospitable for the mold. So, step two should be to seal/reseal all the surfaces possible. Re-varnish all your interior woodwork, wax and gelcoat surfaces, et cetera. If you have bare wood in lockers, or the engine compartment, try sealing it as much as possible. Keeping mold and mildew to a minimum means less spores will be around to start a future outbreak, so thoroughly wash or replace all fabrics and cushions. Finally, wipe all the hard surfaces down with a lemon oil furniture polish every few weeks to make the surface as unwelcoming to mold as possible.
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