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Off Season Boat Storage Tips

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TIPS FOR OFF-SEASON BOAT STORAGE FROM SLO SAIL AND CANVAS


TIE OR STRAP COVER DOWN: Use the several sewn webbing loops and cordage (or straps upgrade) to lash cover down under / around your hull. If using cordage, we suggest you tie a “trucker’s hitch” knot to achieve proper tension.






ELEVATE THE BOW: Propping the tongue or trailer jack / wheel up by a few feet will incline the deck of your boat – allowing water to drain off the deck instead of pooling in lower areas of the cover.






TENT THE COVER UP: Use the sewn webbing loops (found on the top of some covers) to hoist (or tent) the cover up to any overhead structure: mast, boom, etc.






PROP THE COVER UP: If you have a smaller boat cover without sewn webbing loops atop – use a beach ball, yoga ball, or custom flexible bows / A-frame to lift cover up from below.

MORE INFO:

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR OFF SEASON STORAGE GUIDE

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR BOAT COVER CARE AND CLEANING RECOMMENDATIONS PAGE

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