How long does the hull protective cloth last?
Cover / CoverRib lasts about 10-12 years and CoverMedium / CoverMediumRib lasts about 6-7 years. CoverLight has a slightly shorter lifespan. Up to 5 years.
What happens if the mooring place is exposed to a lot of waves and wind?
The cloth withstands waves and wind and actually dampens the waves. A boat lying on the cloth is calmer than a boat without a canvas.
Isn't it harder to get into the mooring place and moor?
On the contrary, moorings with drift and wind will now be easier. As soon as the bow enters the cloth, the boat stabilizes and you can calmly steer the boat without drift. In addition, the boat stops whenever you want due to the cloth - no risk of collision with the pier. Then the boat is still and you can moor the boat in peace and quiet.
What happens when I am away from the mooring place e.g. on vacation, will there be growth on the hull?
The small growth that perhaps begins to form dies and disappears when you return to the mooring place and start using your boat.
Does the bow thruster work when the boat is on the hull cloth ?
When the bow is so far up on the cloth that the tunnel to the bow thruster is covered, it does not work. However, the cloth protects against overgrowth in the tunnel. It does not matter as in that situation you have no need for a bow thruster. See the question "Will it be more difficult to get into the mooring and moor?".
Can the hull protective cloth be insured?
With most insurance companies, you can insure a hull cloth.
Normally counted as an accessory to the boat.
How do you protect the hull cloth against theft?
The front attachment points must always be installed when using the cloth. By also threading a locking wire through a front drain hole, the thief must always cut it. Therefore, it is always visible on a cloth if it is stolen. In addition, we offer for a limited cost to get an optional text in the front edge of the cloth. For example, your name or a company name, etc.
Does the hull cover also protect the transom?
The cloth only partially protects the transom against growth depending on the boat and engine type. Any growth on the transom does not affect speed and fuel consumption.
What happens if the hull cloth is damaged. A tear or a hole?
The cloth is designed so that it continues to float and protect the boat from growth. Contact us. We have a repair kit for that type of situations.
Can the hull cloth be stored outdoors during the winter?
That is no problem.
Is it difficult to clean the hull cloth when picking it up?
You just need to clean the cloth so much that most of the growth comes off. The canvas will anyway be back in the water next season.