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I'm not leaving it in the water. It would be placed underneath the seats of my boat and used as a safety precaution should my boat turn over.
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I also believe the Styrofoam can be coated with something to prevent water from being absorbed.
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AFAIK styrofoam doesn't biodegrade in any practical terms, it just crumbles into smaller pieces which eventually get ingested into something or collected somewhere.

I wonder if a watercop would write up a separate violation for EACH crumb that falls off?
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I need two of them to fit under the wood seats in my sailboat. Can you let me know where I might get them? Or could you sell them to me?

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This is from over a year ago.
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and you should design a lid for it so you can keep your beverages chilled
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