Care Of Your Vessel

Cleaning the inside of your boat
  • Wipe all surfaces of the boat with water and use a chamois or soft cloth
  • Vacuum the carpet to remove any dust, dirt, sand and food stuff
  • Remove any greasy marks with a mild detergent
  • Read the instructions on the cleaning label
Paint Maintenance
  • To keep your vessels paint in perfect condition a regular maintenance program must be adhered to, to reseal all paint penetrations.  Please see your local TABS Dealer for your service options, failure to reseal these paint penetrations may cause corrosion and blistering in these areas.
Care of Vinyl and Fabric Upholstery
  • Vacuum the upholstery
  • Gently wipe over with a damp cloth
  • Remove greasy stains simply by using a mild detergent.  Read the instructions on the label
Care of the outside of the Boat

Dirt dust and salt water picked up from the road or waterways can damage the paint and body of your boat if left over a period of time.  Frequently washing is the best way to protect your boat.

  • Wash off outside of the boat with water
  • Use a chamois or sponge wash the boat from top to bottom, using a mild detergent making sure the detergent is compatible for your painted or unpainted boat
  • Rinse off with water
  • Remove the bungs
  • Hose out the bilge with fresh water to remove all accumulated dirt and sand

Store the vessel in a garage or carport  to protect it from the elements.The vessel must be kept dry  and out of the sun when not in use.  

**Make sure that the boat is stored with the bow higher than the stern to allow water to drain from the hull**

Care of the Windscreen

Your windscreen is manufactured with UV stable cast acrylic and marine grade aluminium chromate treated and powder coated.  To prolong your windscreens life:-

  • Wash with fresh water only and avoid using detergent and chemicals
  • Keep the screen protected from the sun whenever possible when not in use
  • Cover with a soft cloth/sheet before covering with a tarpaulin to prevent scratching

Some cleaning products can be dangerous.  Same are poisonous and others can burst into flames if you strike a match and drop it on the floor.  Some are dangerous if you breathe in the fumes.  Remember to read the instructions on the label carefully.