Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 18-10-2012, 12:34   #16
Registered User
rickschnurr's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Victoria BC
Boat: West Coast Troller (ex-fish boat)
Posts: 8
Re: Tricks for Stowage

here is an idae for storing wine. we make our own wine at a local u-brew but "bottle it" in the heavy duty plastic bags the consentrate comes in, then store it low in the boat. makes for great ballast until it gone! seriously, we can store the equivallant of 62 bottles of wine in three cardboard boxes taking up less than 3cuft

rickschnurr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18-10-2012, 13:52   #17
Senior Cruiser

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,594
Re: Tricks for Stowage

I've found the issue with hanging things is the holes that can get worn in the clothing by the constant motion.


Cape Dory 25D Seraph
rtbates is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18-10-2012, 14:18   #18
Registered User
ReMetau's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Marathon, FL
Boat: Hans Christian 33
Posts: 652
Re: Tricks for Stowage

We live on a 33' and have one hanging locker. It is adequate for both of our working clothes (which are more like business casual). We have a ton of space under our pullman berth for storing less worn clothes (winter stuff). She usually keeps her work shoes in the car since they are not appropriate in a boat anyway.

We normally go through our stuff regularly to determine if we still need it or not. Most of the time if it hasn't been used in a year, it is gone.

The biggest secret to successful stowage is....

Don & Diana
s/v ReMetau - a Hans Christian 33
ReMetau is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18-10-2012, 15:17   #19
Registered User

Join Date: May 2012
Location: oahu, hawaii
Boat: 1979 Endeavour 44 ketch
Posts: 13
Re: Tricks for Stowage

We have an Endeavour 43 ketch (50 ft overall). Big boat, lots of storage. I tend to lose track of where things are, so we try to label as much as possible. It will help in the long run.

MANUIWA is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:32.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.