For Ease In Installing Your Custom Boat Cover
Place your cover on
the boat and pull the front over the bow. Fasten the bow strap around
the trailer frame. This will hold the cover in place as you unroll
it to the rear.
Pull the cover over
the motor and rear boat corners. Fasten the rear straps around the
trailer going to the buckle on the same side (outside corner).
Hook each rope ratchet
in the trailer tie down location, outboard motor mount, jack plate,
or transom eye as and example. You can use the location that works
best for you.
Tighten both sides
of the draw rope.Pull on the free end of the rope until tight. You
may wish to shorten the free end of the rope. Leave at least one foot
extra after tightening. Tie a knot in the end to stop the rope from
pulling out of the ratchet. The ends of the Rope can be melted to
Pull the corners down
so the seam lies close to the rub rail.
Tighten the front
and rear straps if needed.
Tighten the straps
which run across the width of the cover. Unless ordered differently,
these will run down around the trailer and back up to the buckle on
the same strap. We have found that twisting or rotating the webbing
on the way down to the trailer and also on the way back up to the
buckle will reduce vibrations. This will improve performance and
reduce wear. The straps may require shortening by cutting them to
the necessary length after tying. You may also melt the end to prevent
- When you are ready
to remove the cover: To release the ratchet pull on the free end to
relieve tension. Press the lever located above the ratchet spool toward
the hook. This will allow the spool to release tension.
Tie the rope on the
motor cover; wrap the ends around the front of the motor; then to
the back and tie a bow knot or whatever is best for you.
For Extended Life Of Your Custom Boat Cover
To prevent mold, never
store your cover wet for an extended period.
Before towing your covered
boat; inspect the location of the reinforcement pads with relation to
the possible abrasion areas.
Check the tightness of
the ropes and tie down straps when you stop during a trip.
A treatment of water repellancy
periodically will enhance performance and improve longevity. The type
of fabric you have chosen will determine the type of repellent required.
Your dealer can help with locating this information.
Avoid contact with and/or
wash off, if possible, these items which may damage or discolor your cover:
battery acid, grease, gasoline, tree sap and bird and spider droppings.
Do not flip cigarette
ashes out of your vehicle windows.
Do not move vehicle with
straps hanging loose on the ground.
Most fabrics we offer
are breathable materials. If your boat is wet during use, it may be advisable
to pull back or remove the cover, if possible, to speed up the drying