A new cover for our Honda 9.9 outboard


Here you can see some of the local sport fishing fleet
and how they keep their outboard engines covered until they're used.
Not on a panga that is used all the time but these are not used daily. Our Honda 9.9 outboard will be sitting here for months unused in the sun and we thought it would also be a good idea to cover the rest of it (the bottom half) for those months each year.

Middle of June 2017 - Tied up in Marina Mazatlán, Mexico
When I was taking the above photo I noticed a young guy cleaning fish
and the half dozen pelicans around his feet begging for scraps 😎

A fitting.
The top half was previously made from some sunbrella fabric
 scraps we had on the boat from previous projects.
We added the DOT twist fasteners so the two pieces could be joined.
It is coming along with the bottom going to get made.
The base will be made with shade screen (90 percent) for air flow and water drainage.
Another fitting.
Bottom made to fit as tight as it could be so that the wind
did not whip it around...had to get around the propeller and the skeg.
Another fitting.
Debbie at work on fitting the cover.
Debbie putting on some DOT twist fasteners at the dock.
Debbie decided the cover needed a couple more.
Watch that thumb!
So nice to have the tools of the trade!
 All done and looking fine!
Great job Debbie!

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