Our new-to-us Little R.E.D. although in great shape, did have a couple areas of wear and tear. To be on the safe side we reinforced those spots with patches.
(the cleaning up story here)
Also, after François’ hard work scrubbing and cleaning her up, a good coat of UV vinyl guard protection was applied to keep her looking spiffy.
At least now we’ve recovered some of our spare room to make ready for most welcomed guests.
Here is a useful link for safety equipment required on all dinghies, only in Canada, eh?
- Patch kit (appropriate for dinghy type)
- UV vinyl protector
- Safety equipment according to dinghy size: bailer, heaving line, water tight flashlight, signaling device
- Dinghy anchor
- Anchor rode
- Two oars to build boat muscles