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Lee Cloths – Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Lee cloths seem like an easy project…a rectangle and some grommets right?  But wait,  how will the lee cloth really work to provide a restful spot during an overnight voyage?  Will it be strong enough and positioned to hold the person off watch as desired?  This blog post will give ideas on what to consider when planning an off watch sleeping berth and construction ideas. Magnolia inherited a set of very nice canvas lee cloths.  The corners have webbing reinforcements to strengthen them as well as heavy rings as attachment points.  There is webbing on each side edge and down the middle for some stability.  While I didn’t make these, we had to reinstall the starboard settee one after the removal of a fuel tank located under the Read more [...]