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Old 23-01-2014, 06:10   #1
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Comfort issues - locker/drawer lining

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On our boat we have the lockers and drawers lined by lightweight laminated material. I do not know the name - it was a choice presented to us by boatyard. My Dearest choose it because it make for extremely easy cleaning of the lockers and drawers inside. You can just sponge it up, dry it by cotton sheet and it is done.

On the other hand the cedar lining is widely advised.

In some other thread here I found suggesstion for velvet lining - for example for underwear storage... I'm in doubt, because of mildew here...

What are Your thoughts regarding different material for the internal lining of lockers and drawers?
For ease of use and for comfort?

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Old 23-01-2014, 12:10   #2
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Re: Comfort issues - locker/drawer lining

It depends on the boat's heating and ventilation/air movement system. If the boat is designed properly, with a proper sized heating and ventilation system you should not have much problem with mold/condensation/moisture. We been a live aboard for 16 years in the Seattle/Puget sound area, 9 moths of cold, wind and rain. The best investment we made was installing a Webasto diesel boiler heating system that heart hot water which is run the closets, drawers, staterooms and though out the boat that keep the boat dry and a constant 65 to 70 degree. So we have very little mold/mildew/moisture.

Also, You can buy electrical closet rods that heat closet area. We have them in some of the smaller areas/closets that the hot water is not run through. As for drawer lining we have non, but the drawers and closets are made of teak. All of the closets doors have louvers to allow air flow.
The drawers and closet space is one of the major factors we bought he Eagle.
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Old 23-01-2014, 12:16   #3
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Re: Comfort issues - locker/drawer lining

Tomacz,

+1 on the cedar linings, for its moth discouraging properties.

The velvet drawer lining was for the silverware, and I'd recommend one of the anti-tarnishing fabrics instead, actually. However, the burgundy colored velvet looked nice.
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