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Old 18-06-2018, 22:08   #1
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Cockpit Grass

Recent addition... It makes the cockpit a much more enjoyable place to be. Not only the visual distinction and differentiation of color but the texture and feel is lovely... Itís far from real grass but has the same sensational comfort as the real thing. Iím surprise at how far theyíve come with artificial turf.

Itís not permanently installed and has to be rolled up on sailing days when the tilt causes it to slide under foot. Iíll look into those things put under rugs at some point to hold it in place better.

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Old 20-06-2018, 18:45   #2
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That is really creative.
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Old 20-06-2018, 18:50   #3
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If you really like grass THAT much, maybe you should take up golf instead of sailing...
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If you really like grass THAT much, maybe you should take up golf instead of sailing...
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Old 20-06-2018, 18:59   #5
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looks like a nice alternative to outdoor carpet for sure, doesn't look bad to me.
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Where do you put the lawn mower?
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Old 24-06-2018, 20:25   #7
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looks like a nice alternative to outdoor carpet for sure, doesn't look bad to me.
Why on earth would ANYBODY want carpet much less eff'n grass in their cockpit? WTF?? Mold? Mildew? Sand? Dirt????

These are the kind of boats that collect in the kind of marinas I stay FAR away from.
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Old 24-06-2018, 22:24   #9
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Why on earth would ANYBODY want carpet much less eff'n grass in their cockpit? WTF?? Mold? Mildew? Sand? Dirt????

These are the kind of boats that collect in the kind of marinas I stay FAR away from.
I'm not quite as negative as this post, but I must admit to not getting the point of this effort. I have to agree that it will inevitably collect stuff that you don't want in your cockpit, and honestly, I think it looks awful, but then it isn't my boat!

I will be kinda surprised if it is still there a year from now.

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Well for me sailing is about 80% of the time relaxing with the boat at anchor. Its more comfortable than the dull surface.
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Why on earth would ANYBODY want carpet much less eff'n grass in their cockpit? WTF?? Mold? Mildew? Sand? Dirt????



These are the kind of boats that collect in the kind of marinas I stay FAR away from.


Itís artificial grass... so not really different than the plastic surface it sits on.

I know the boats youíre thinking of, but I donít plan to be settled at a marina anytime soon.
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I'm not quite as negative as this post, but I must admit to not getting the point of this effort. I have to agree that it will inevitably collect stuff that you don't want in your cockpit, and honestly, I think it looks awful, but then it isn't my boat!



I will be kinda surprised if it is still there a year from now.



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Yeah, it will eventually wear different down and become less comfortable (possibly filthy), but for now while coastal cruising itís quite cozy when anchored. Iíll be sure to check in a year from now
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Bet the dogs like it...
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Bet the dogs like it...
I was thinking the same thing. I think my dog may like it enough to actually use it when getting shoreside is too difficult or inconvenient.
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I think it looks pretty cool. Keeps the little screws from what youíre working on from bouncing away and rolling down the drain, protects your hot feet, easily rinses out, itís cheap, water runs right through it, makes a fun mat to wipe off your feet, itíll keep stuff from rolling around.
I probably wouldnít fit it to the whole cockpit but a mat under the wheel and the entrance to the cockpit would be nice. You could move Ďem around the boat as you worked on stuff to hold small parts, tools and protect knees.

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