There's a good deal of cloth on a boat besides the sails. We take it for granted until it needs to be repaired, renewed or replaced. Then we need smelling salts at the first price quote.
A great deal of cloth, indeed: Covers for mainsail, hatches, winches, binnacles, grab rails, dinghies...
I'm looking at making at a minimum:
- 8 large cushions
- large custom dodger
If those projects are fun and turn out well, I'll do some future work on the side and try and make it a hobby with positive cash flow (unlike the boat).
I like Sailrite's machines. Question: should I...
I recently bought an islander 30 mk ii ( last fall) and it came with a stainless dodger frame but no actual dodger. Everytime I walk in my barn I look at it and wonder if it is worth the time to make one or have one made. I can't make the decesion because I've talked to people who...