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Old 07-03-2008, 05:56 PM   #1
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As I am awaiting delivery of an Achilles LSI-96 I am wondering if any of you have used or have observed experience with covers that are left in place to protect inflatable dinhies? Do they stay on well? Are they worth the money? Any brands to stay away from, or brands you would recommend?

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David ,

In the Tropics - Sunbrella White best colour - very commonly seen nowadays. If you have a sewing machine, there is a very good article on the Cruising Wiki - HERE.

Here is a picture of a well designed tube cover (In the US called 'Chaps' -

Don't cowboys wear 'chaps'?)

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In Australia, because of high UV values also a common protection feature.

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