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UofM_MXZ

Any way to keep water out of the boat?

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UofM_MXZ

Since I purchased my boat, because I am waiting on or trying to decide on storage, the boat has been in my driveway. I keep it covered with my stock cover but no matter how tight I keep the cover I find water in the boat. It has been raining a lot here. I am not sure if there is a way to stop this from happening. The water does not pool up on the cover at all I think it just gets saturated and drips through. Any help would be great.

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Nitrousbird

I'd suggest getting a better cover (Evolution) or putting her in the garage where she belongs.

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UofM_MXZ

Unfortunately the garage isn't wide enough at the openings for the trailer. I am going to put it in indoor storage soon I was just wondering about the current situation.

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UWSkier

Can always get a tarp and cover it up with that. Not a very glamorous solution on a pricey boat but it works.

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Indyxc

Try to water proof the covet with any of the many products like 303 fabric guard.,

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obski

I ordered a evolution cover.

Good move. You won't regret it.

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skyskier

Evolution cover will probably solve the problem as long as you keep the trailer jacked all the way up. Regardless, make sure you pull the plug EVERY time.

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UofM_MXZ

Roger that. I always pull at least 2 plugs if not all 3.

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Pistol Pete

I believe most of the rain is getting caught on the tower and runs straight down the tower and into the boat.

Exactly where are you finding the water?

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UofM_MXZ

I am finding it at those points as well as towards the bow and where the vinyl is touching the cover is is saturated through. I havr been keeping it dry by way of fans but I don't feel like I should have to do that.

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brad72

I spoke to my canvas guy when he made my Sunbrella cover recently and he said it is usually where the canvas rubs that water can get through. The guy who made my cover has the same core values as Cory at Evolution so very happy with the results. Definitely recommend the 303 aerospace protector and your application rate will depend on the exposure to the elements. If the water doesn't bead, re-apply.

I am also making some removable flexible polyurethane caps to go around the tower uprights where they go through the cover to act us little umbrella's to stop the water tracking into the boat. Just need to make a mold an pour the urethane.

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Baddog

I have never been completely happy with my Evolution cover, but that is a separate discussion I need to have with Cory.

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malibu2004

Before you store it for the winter make sure it's totally dry or you'll uncover it and find mold.

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