Gray, stormy and cool - the end of the season is usually uncomfortable. It is not surprising if there is a break after the crane has been lifted. At some point, however, the time has come - the yacht has to be winterized. Anyone who sails their ship for many seasons does the necessary work routinely. As a new owner, on the other hand, you are looking forward to winter storage with a certain tension and are faced with a number of questions: How and when do you make the machine frost-proof? Should the oil also be changed? Do you leave the sea valves open? What should be considered with the toilet and fresh water system, and how can mold and spak be prevented on deck? Does the rig need special care? When should the ship be polished?
The most important work and tips to get the yacht safely through hibernation