To remove mildew stains from vinyl boat seats, wash the seats with dish detergent and water. Difficult stains, such as green mildew, can be removed with household bleach and water. After cleaning and rinsing the seats, a commercial mildew prevention product can be applied to prevent the problem from returning.Know More
Mix liquid dish detergent with warm water, and use the mixture to scrub the seats with a soft scrub brush. Rinse the seats thoroughly, and allow them to air dry.
To remove black mildew stains on vinyl, mix 1 cup of chlorine bleach with 9 cups of water. Use a soft cloth to apply the mixture, and allow the bleach to remain on the seats for up to five minutes. To remove green mildew, apply the bleach solution to the stain, and allow it to remain for up to 20 minutes. Rinse the seat thoroughly after removing the stain.
Choose a commercial product that is specifically designed to prevent mildew on vinyl boat seats. Apply the product to the seats and other affected areas according to the directions on the packaging to prevent mildew from returning.
Apply a small amount of ammonia on a clean sponge and gently rub the stained area to remove stains from vinyl seats on a boat. Rinse the area with a mild detergent and soap to remove ammonia traces.Full Answer >
The umiak is a type of boat used by the Yupik and Inuit peoples. It is a skin-covered vessel still commonly found in whale-hunting villages in Alaska. The umiak utilizes a driftwood frame.Full Answer >
A scull is a narrow, light racing boat for one, two or four people, with each passenger propelling the boat with a pair of oars. Eight person sculls are used in junior leagues or exhibitions.Full Answer >
Boats and other waterborne vessels operate on the principle of buoyancy, or the property of fluid that causes it to exert force at all points on an object. When objects are placed in water, they sink until they displace the equivalent of their weight in water. Boats have a hollow interior and are large enough to reach this goal without being submerged.Full Answer >