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Old 14 July 2015, 15:11   #11
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That seems steep to me tbh... We have a lady make up bespoke covers for us.... Top quality materials and she usually makes a couple of visits to fit / measure etc.... Last week she made us this full mooring cover to our spec (it's an 8.5m x 3m wide rib with a very tall console).... All in just over 400 inc.

If you have one to work from already and a LOT less material.... 600 seems steep....

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The Quayside ones come over the tubes & fit over the top of the "A" frame, so much more material & work to be fair. More suited to a trailered boat than a mooring cover. I'll put some photos up when it arrives, hopefully this weekend.
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Old 14 July 2015, 15:24   #12
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The Quayside ones come over the tubes & fit over the top of the "A" frame, so much more material & work to be fair. More suited to a trailered boat than a mooring cover. I'll put some photos up when it arrives, hopefully this weekend.
The all over for our 6.5 (over a frame and round tubes) was less than 400..... And there's as much material (more) in the mooring cover for the arctic... All pref / personal choice, but the op invited opinions.... Mine is that 600 for a known design is too much
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The all over for our 6.5 (over a frame and round tubes) was less than 400..... And there's as much material (more) in the mooring cover for the arctic... All pref / personal choice, but the op invited opinions.... Mine is that 600 for a known design is too much

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Old 14 July 2015, 15:39   #14
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Old 14 July 2015, 15:40   #15
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how do you find towing with that on?

the last boat i had i had a cover that was pretty much identical to that, after a couple of years with it you could see it was wearing through the tubes in places due to the rubbing while on the move.

that is why i haven't bought a cover for my new boat (and it is kept indoors now)

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It's a great looking cover.... You pays your money..... I still think it's strong money. I tow with ours and we're 4 years in with it... All my opinion of course
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how do you find towing with that on?

the last boat i had i had a cover that was pretty much identical to that, after a couple of years with it you could see it was wearing through the tubes in places due to the rubbing while on the move.

that is why i haven't bought a cover for my new boat (and it is kept indoors now)

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