[Public-List] Spray Dodger questions

Andrew Johns johnsab9 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 10:48:53 PDT 2020

We recently copied an existing  dodger. I cut the old one apart and used it
as a template for the new one.   It took about 20 hours to complete and
about 250 in materials (window material are expensive).

Take a look at some of the sailrite youtube videos to get an idea what is

On Tue, Jun 23, 2020 at 11:58 AM Christopher Soontiens via Public-List <
public-list at lists.alberg30.org> wrote:

> Greetings,Anyone have experience with getting a new dodger installed on
> their Alberg 30, or ordering kit from Sailrite or elsewhere and making
> their own? I'm not quite sure I like the boxy shape of the Sailrite dodger
> kit for serious weather/ offshore purposes, and wondering if it's worth the
> time and work and savings involved to do a diy dodger? How much has it cost
> you to have the pros do a dodger on your A30? Is it a fair amount of
> savings to do a diy dodger and worth the time and effort? Especially if I
> can procure an old working portable industrial Singer sowing machine?
> Thinking of savings in this area to put towards other offshore upgrades
> like wind vane, anchors, solar, gimballed stove, dinghy, bow roller,
> eventual manual windlass, etc.. Any info on your experiences or
> recommendations are much appreciated. Thanks
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