Boating voyages are exciting only when you do not face any unnecessary problems. Hence, you need to be prepared well in advance, so that you can deal with any such situations. One of the main concerns that usually spoil any marine trip is the cleaning issues. Sine your boat will be on water or couple of days, you will be surely having limited access of the cleaning products that you are most likely to find in stores. Also you can’t purchase it online in the midst of the trip. So a better idea would be to store all these products right on your boat before setting out for the voyage. Here is a brief overview of 7 of the indispensable cleaning products.
C.H Clean Hoses:-
A couple of days consistently on water can increase the uric scale in your boat. The unclean toilet tank also adds to this factor. With this product, you can easily remove the uric scale from the entire back water system as well as the toilet tanks without even removing the hoses. Using this product at a regular interval can help cleaning the clogs that may otherwise hinder the flushing performance. It’s a safe and non-toxic replacement of the muriatic acid and is mostly recommended in the popular waste treatment systems.
B.C Bilge Cleaner:-
It’s good as a bilge cleaner. The bilge systems are extremely useful on a marine voyage and cleaning it regularly with a disinfectant increases its performance as well as longevity. It cleans out the toxic materials from the entire bilge systems, thus making it clean and clog free.
C.P Potty Cleaner:-
It cleans the stinking odour of the bowl without even brushing. Made of 100% bio-degradable cleaning agents, it keeps your macerating toilet tank free from infections. It’s safe and non-chemical, hence you do not have any risk of getting any kind of side-effects after using the same. Apart from the toilet bowls, it can be used in the sumps and drains for an odour-free cleaning.
When on a boating trip for a couple of days, your vessel may develop the stains of grease. Especially the wooden parts are most likely to get affected. A grease cleaner is important to carry during the journey. Grease cleaners are available in different flavours and these are disinfectant as well. It’s better to use a fragrant cleaner as it helps making the space fresh and odour free.
Being exposed to water for a couple of days, the vessel often gets dampen. More so, because the interior is mostly made by wood. So, it’s important to wipe off the interiors with adequate lemon oil regularly. Its disinfectant an also prevent damps to wear off the vessel interiors.
Oxy Clean powder:- It’s basically used as a laundry cleaner when on a marine voyage. You are most unlikely to get the access of clean and fresh water during the trip. With an Oxy cleaner, you can clean almost every kind of dirt and stains including the tea stains. Just a soft scrub with Oxy cleaner and you are all done.
Dish soap– You obviously won’t starve when on a boating voyage and hence carrying a dish soap is always important. Various brands of dish soaps are available online, but look for the ones which are made from bio-degradable, non-chemical and non-toxic boat cleaning products. Also make sure it’s disinfectant. Water borne diseases mostly pass through unclean utensils.
Apart from these, you might need something more. So, get your list done well in advance, so that you can pack all these items in the backpack before setting out for a trip.