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Old 13 September 2012, 12:41   #21
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Town: Lima-Peru
Boat name: Nautile
Make: Sea Rider Boats
Length: 4m +
Engine: Tohatsu 18 /30 HP
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Good size patch and repair, congrats, next time keep anchor forlded inside a proper bag or hang it from middle bow rope tie if your sib has one and forget all about anchor junping and injuring top air floor.

Would be advisable with a metal file, file round both anchor points and all folding, non folding parts to be smooth to touch. Will avoid fabric cuts, abrassions, etc.

Happy Sibbing
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Old 02 December 2012, 21:33   #22
Country: USA
Town: Chicago
Make: Mercury
Length: 3m +
Engine: 9.5 Johnson
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Thanks, It goes in a heavy canvas bag, then strapped to the center seat. Don't know why I didn't stow it that day.....I'm sure it was my wife's fault!

BTW Patch has held 100% perfectly well since repair.

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Old 03 December 2012, 03:45   #23
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Hi all, the repair is impossible to effect internally, follow the normal repair methods for PVC fabrics. The patch should ideally be 1.5 " larger than the damage in all directions for adidtional strength, the vital thing to observe is the MAXIMUM humidity can not exceed 60 %.
Alternatively consult a pro for a repair, although they cost money it can save you more if you get it wrong.
Good luck

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