Is it better to keep wooden boats in water when not in use (during the winter and they're fresh water boats)?

by Kris
(Kent )

I have 2 punt boats and was wondering if I should leave them in the water, in a boat house, during the winter or take them out?

Any advice would be most appreciated.




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Fresh Water
by: Michael

As you are not intending to use them and as it is fresh water, then yes, get them out.

Depending on how they are planked, they may need to ‘take up’ again in the spring but that is better than the risk of the water freezing.


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