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Winter cover

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Well it's time to put the boat on the hard for the winter. I've never used a cover in the past, but I would like to cover at least the cockpit this winter. I would be interested in hearing what others use for frames and covers.


PSC37 #135
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I had Toodle-oo! shrunk wrap last year and again this year - she's in the back yard - and without good cover I'd have half the forest in her cockpit!
Frame was simple - 2x4 uprights (4 along the length of the boat) supported by string to the stanchions and 1x3 strapping on top. Once the shrink wrap is on, the string can be removed. I put a frame up for a short door.
Wrapping cost me $300 last year - $400 this... (I've yet to discover why the increase!)
(The mast is off.)
It's great having an enclosed boat to work on through the winter... and it's bright inside...
I gave up with the tarp I used to use - it came loose and destroyed itself a couple of years ago...

s/v Toodle-oo!
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