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Post Options Post Options   Quote Neptune Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 Nov 15 at 4:05pm
you'll probably find the sunlight has done that once you've cleaned the green mold off that's hiding it
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not in my experience.
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What is the DIY option to re-waterproof a cover? (Is it any different for breathable, and non-breathable covers?)
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I have heard of people who have used a brush on liquid that is normally used for reproofing canvas tents successfully.

I would be wary of doing it whilst is still on the boat though.
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Originally posted by Buzz

I lay the cover on the ground and use a pressure washer.


Yes, works well. But don't hose velcro, it doesn't like it.
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Called 'Fabsil' by any chance?

The thing is, I've no idea if that is breathable, or turns the cover into a non-breathable one forever?
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Tried Fabsil on an old cover that I had cleaned with a brush and detergent.  Much cleaner, but the over was never quite the same again.

Think I would try Nikwax Techwash and Cotton Proof next time.
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