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Keeping the weather out.

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Autumn has arrived with a vengeance, the rain we’ve waited for throughout the summer arrived and, as the nights draw in, it’s time to cover the stern deck area of Wye Invader Two. As a former hire boat, the deck area is larger than most narrowboats so, to keep the engine bay and batteries dry and in good order, so for the past 2 years I’ve used an 8 feet by 6 feet tarpaulin, however the wind and heavy rain destroyed it.

The plan this year, is to use heavy duty canvas with eyelets and paracord to secure to various locations on Wye Invader Two. Last Friday we drove to Sharpness and secured the new canvas. Yesterday we paid a return visit to Sharpness and Wye Invader Two, to find the cover in good order and secure and more to the point, dry on the inside deck area and bilges.
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