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How to prepare a boat for winter: Expert lay-up tips

1 month ago   |   By Practical Boat Owner

Rupert Holmes looks at the key issues to consider when the time comes to prepare a boat for winter lay-up... Don't be tempted to haul ashore and then leave the boat until spring Many of us are lucky enough to be able to keep our boats afloat all year and can therefore sneak in some winter sails - or even short cruises - in periods of good weather. For others there's no option but to haul ashore and prepare for winter. Whatever the reason, or time of year, laying up for a period out of the water requires a similar process.
Most boatyards, for example, insist that roller furling headsails...
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