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Old 16-08-2013, 21:42   #1
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Removing mould from Cruiser Suit

With the great weather we have been experiencing in BC this year I took my cruiser suit out of the hanging locker and stuffed it in a locker under the vberth. Then forgot about it. This week I pulled it out and discovered it is covered with mould spots. Any suggestions how to get rid of the mould. It is Mustang unit with internal floatation.
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Old 17-08-2013, 12:00   #2
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Re: Removing mould from Cruiser Suit

since i moved on board in 1990 i have tried everything sold in stores. i use white vinegar because it works. and it is cheap. and it works. so does ventilation after the cleaning
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Old 17-08-2013, 20:25   #3
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Re: Removing mould from Cruiser Suit

Thanks Seahag, what procedure do you use? Do you just treat the affected area or do you add the vinegar to a machine wash.
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Re: Removing mould from Cruiser Suit

wipe the surfaces with vinegar.
cloth may not come back. blackmold gets in the cloth and destroys it--cloth i wash with laundry soap and water.
ventilation is the important bit--mold will grow like crazy in a unventilated boat. i always leave a hatch open overhead with a cover on it for rain so it isnt wet inside boat nor closed up.
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