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by UserError
Mon Sep 25, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Cabin fittings & installations
Topic: Washing cushion covers
Replies: 7
Views: 1518

Re: Washing cushion covers

Just realised that I forgot about the bird poo. Definitely carpet cleaner!

I think followed by a rinse to remove salt. Especially as, carpet cleaners, even industrial ones, always leave some residue which accelerates resoiling. And ours is only a domestic Bissell.
by UserError
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Cabin fittings & installations
Topic: Washing cushion covers
Replies: 7
Views: 1518

Re: Washing cushion covers

Thanks, There are no specific stains to attack, just that (a) it smells a bit musty/of someone else & (b) I'm keen to reduce the salt content of the cabin. I have no reason to believe that it's high, but it is inevitable over time with use as one comes in with wet foulies etc. A good rinse down of e...
by UserError
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hello. New Centaur owner
Replies: 3
Views: 1054

Re: Hello. New Centaur owner

H, Thanks. I try to gen up on stuff before asking, but sure there will be lots of Q's over time. Hopefully next season we'll meet a few from the area. There are two Centaurs in our club, one of whom I saw in the WOA 2011 yearbook that came with the boat & another I'll catch up with in due course. Ch...
by UserError
Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Cabin fittings & installations
Topic: Washing cushion covers
Replies: 7
Views: 1518

Washing cushion covers

Hello, Our new boat was shut up for a long period, so we would like to wash our saloon seat covers. Also, the hatch was left open for some while & there is fallout from seabirds... The covers zip off, which is a good start, but have vinyl on the inside & fabric without so we're cautious about washin...
by UserError
Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hello. New Centaur owner
Replies: 3
Views: 1054

Hello. New Centaur owner

Hello, We've just bought a Centaur CR1222, having wanted one for much of my life. She is currently called Polly B, previously Anne-Marie and is based at Emsworth for the time being. She has been neglected - untouched (through the previous owner's ill health) for up to two years, but other than being...