Snapless Cockpit Cover

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Snapless Cockpit Cover

Postby BayouBengal » Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:59 am

I'd wanted to have a cover for my cockpit for times when my boat will be docked or parked outside for a few days, such as the case at this year's Gathering. But I didn't want to put snaps all over my woodwork. The solution I came up with was a cover that is tethered to each of my docking cleats and held taut with fiberglass tent poles. This was my first sewing project and the stitching is not so straight, but the cover is very functional.


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Re: Snapless Cockpit Cover

Postby bjfrater » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:00 pm

Cool! clever idea with the tent poles.

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Re: Snapless Cockpit Cover

Postby TomB » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:42 pm

Great idea! An idea to be copied for sure.

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Re: Snapless Cockpit Cover

Postby JimmY » Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:58 am

Definitely going to look at copying that!

I think I have some spare tent poles laying around...
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Re: Snapless Cockpit Cover

Postby Hercdrvr » Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:15 pm

I thought you were just camping in there.
Fun times last weekend buddy
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