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Advice on cleaning the bottom plus the rest of the dinghy and protecting for storage.


Larry Stauffer asked:

I keep my dingy in Lake Michigan. I want advice on products I need to clean the bottom algae and then to clean and protect the entire dingy for storage. Also interested in protective coating.


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Use Inflatable Bottom Spray to clean the algae.
Next clean the entire boat with Speed Clean and protect the tube with Poly Guard. Poly Guard will help protect against mold stains during winter storage. Use Repelin on the bottom, below the waterline on the tube and soft bottom or fiberglass or aluminum if yours is a RIB for bottom protection. These products are available in a value added kit: Inflatable Boat Care Kit.

You can use Sure Step to seal, protect and shine the non-skid deck on your RIB and Premium Boat Shine to protect the helm or any other fiberglass superstructure.

Thanks for your question.

Captain Aurora
Richard Kittar

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