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Old 25-09-2016, 18:22   #1
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pirate Security Alarms (yet again)

Quick, easy & no boat modifications required. For us simple-idea folk on a budget. Or just sort of lazy.

Could be used as is for the companionway hatch or maybe that nice large hatch over the V-Berth.

With a little planning, you might even rig one to a trip-wire - maybe using near-invisible nylon fishing line.

Point is having a detector to make noise - right? Thieves dislike noise.

Hatch Alarm:

Or this motion detector:

Website has lots of other neat travel-safe ideas and products. Worth a look, methinks.

Disclaimer: These ideas are not intended as a panacea but as quick & dirty half-step measures aboard the boat. For better "built-in" ideas, please consider starting with this Cruisers Forum link: Security systems
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