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We have a 30ft. Catalina standard rig. Does anyone know anyone who makes a full cover for her. I've looked through different sites but they only seem to make sail covers. As a standard rig surely someone has a design for it. Or can someone direct me to where I might find specs on the boat including measurements. I've done my own measurements but wondered if someone has them or has a cover available. I was going to make my own but if I can buy one then I might go that route. Familiar with Catalina direct and a few others.
 

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A second for Fairclough. Top of the line. You can almost always get a 10% discount at boat shows, with the initial installation thrown in. Break even to shrink wrap is about 3 years and its simply better for your boat, because it breaths better. With a zipper door, you also get access to your boat over the winter.
 

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I don't own a Fairclough cover; I am not an expert.

I have heard that they don't shed snow; you have to go out after a storm and knock the snow off. Even 6" of snow is a lot of weight; if it half melts and then freezes again, you've got a real heavy mess that is going to accumulate more snow.

Nothing sheds the snow like a shrink wrapped boat, but I hate the waste involved in throwing it out every spring.

I'm a frame and tarp kind of guy.

Ken
 

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I've had great success with The Canvas Store. They use a material called Top Gun.
 

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I don't own a Fairclough cover; I am not an expert.

I have heard that they don't shed snow......
They are all custom and some may not have enough pitch, if there are structural limits, I suppose. However, this is a non-issue for us and we had plenty of snow this year. I think we have about an 8 inch pitch, if I estimate and calculated correctly.

It is important that the proper slats are used along the length of the cover, so bellies don't form. User installations may have been done incorrectly. I even had a vendor do it wrong once.
 

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I for one like working in DAYLIGHT and my shrinkwrap cost is 300 per year so that's going to be one really old faircloth cover

And FWIW my friends was not covered when it required a complete re-stich because it was left up for one year
 

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FWIW, I had my cover from Canvas Store for 11 years and had zero issues with it. Still working just great. Sold that boat and included the cover with it. New owners should be many more years out of it.
 
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