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Old 18 May 2020, 03:01   #1
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Best boat covers for towing

Can anyone recommend good boat & engine covers for towing? preferably something off the shelf rather than bespoke. I noticed on amazon you can get covers for small boats at a reasonable price. I am after something for 9m. thanks
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Old 18 May 2020, 03:21   #2
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Can anyone recommend good boat & engine covers for towing? preferably something off the shelf rather than bespoke. I noticed on amazon you can get covers for small boats at a reasonable price. I am after something for 9m. thanks


Accepted wisdom is not to tow with a cover on. I’ve had/have good quality custom made covers, & none of them have been guaranteed for use whilst towing. That said you pays your money & takes your choice.
My current cover is a Quayside leisure, “Looey” special. Lovely cover, but I wouldn’t risk losing/ripping it whilst towing. Also consider the scuffing/wear to the boat tubes that may happen with the cover rubbing at speed.
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None of the off-the-shelf covers I’ve ever come across have been up for towing. You’ll need a very well fitting bespoke job with decent tie downs.
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Humour me for a second. Why would you want to tow with a cover on?
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