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PostPosted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 8:02 am 
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My Wave sits on the trailer in my unheated garage. Mast lays across it and I support both ends. Sail is usually rolled up and in the bag. I undo the drain plugs. Everything else just stays as-is.

For winter, I plan to get some small pieces of wood, tack on some carpet, and shove it between the trailer rollers and the hulls, so it does not sit on the rollers all winter. That's all.

Is there anything else I should do?


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 5:44 pm 
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I ease tramp tension (to avoid damage from temperature shrinkage if any) and jack up trailer to protect tires.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 6:46 pm 
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Thanks. Good call on the trailer tires. I will put it on jack stands.

Not sure about the tramp though.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 12:14 pm 
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Keep an eye on the sail bag and lines - winter mice get hungry - I usually put mouse killer on the floor around the trailer! You could even bring these edible items indoors to a closet for safer keeping.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 12:55 pm 
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I had not thought of that. Thanks.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 5:24 am 
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I also put fabric softener sheets inside both ends of the sail bag....for some reason mice hate softener sheets. I also spread them around inside the camper and put them under the seat of my motorcycle when storing for the off season and haven't had any mice damage since starting to do that years ago.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 18, 2015 7:45 am 
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I'm taking my appart and flipping the hulls upside down.
As last year I had a tarp on it with ply wood trying to keep the snow off of it and it had so much ice in the tarp it back fired on me. So I think this will work better keep the weight off the hulls.

Oh make sure your mast doesn't have water in it. I had over 2 leters of it in mast. Had to drill a hole where the sail starts to go in mast to drain. (Hobbie told me to do that).

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