Jump to content
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble

Hopcott17

Member
  • Content count

    8
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

1 Neutral

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Watford

Previous Fields

  • Occupation
    Surveyor
  • Boat Name
    HopCott
  • Boat Location
    Grand Union

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. Hopcott17

    Mildew under mattress

    Looks like i'm heading to Ikea this weekend - might leave the missus on the boat otherwise the boat will be filled with candles!!
  2. Hopcott17

    Mildew under mattress

    Yeah, it will fill up when it rains but i have an automatic pump to pump out if it reaches a certain level. Its at the opposite side on the boat to my bedroom though. That link looks great - thanks!
  3. Hopcott17

    Mildew under mattress

    2 new mattresses in 6 months Must remember - need ventilation!!
  4. Hopcott17

    Mildew under mattress

    Sorry shouldve given more details!! Its on a solid plywood base with gloss finish. Underneath there are 4 compartments for clothes etc. PPretty much the only ventilation is 4 2" holes which are used to lift the base up. Mattress - http://www.argos.co.uk/product/5746039 So the bed is made to fit into the shell but only via wood. Do you guysd tuink its best to get a holesaw and drill lines or to remove the bases and put slats in. In the meantime - anything to remove condensation in the boat as a whole?
  5. Hopcott17

    Mildew under mattress

    Hi, Just bought a new mattress and it seems to be collecting mould at an alarming rate underneath!! Does anyone have any remedies or homemade DIY tips to stop the condensation in a boat getting to the matttress. Dont fancy buying a new one every 6 months! Cheers
  6. Hopcott17

    Pram Hood

    Thanks so much for the help!! Think average is c.£2k so will budget that in!
  7. Hopcott17

    should I start with a shorter narrowboat ?

    I regret buying my first boat which is 50ft but lose space due to front and back. I'd go larger e.g. 62ft-70ft as it doesnt seem so cramped! Good luck though!
  8. Hopcott17

    Pram Hood

    Hi, New-ish to boating (6 months). I have a 50ft Stern Cruiser and due to the recent poor weather, I was thinking about getting a pramhood to pretty much keep dry and also benefit from more space. Can anyone recommend cheap but good installers? Thanks George
  9. Hopcott17

    Hopcott17

×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.