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Having trouble finding an after market mooring cover that will cover ski tow bar and motor. Anyone found a non custom cover or using the Robalo mooring cover. Does the Robalo cover snap or ratchet?

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Custom is the only way to go. I had mine made to cover the boat when it is the trailer since I never leave it in the water. Do a search for R207 Cover. Someone else had one made exactly like mine and he loves it. Mine was about $1,000 but will last at least 10 years or more.

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I am interested in this as well. Waiting for the OEM canvas cover to arrive and wondering if I should have gone custom. I like the small nubs along the back transom of the OEM cover that appear to be bungee cord attachments instead of having to snap along the back but I guess you could have that done custom as well. 

Question for anyone who has the actual Robalo mooring cover. Does it work with the Bimini top up? I would hate to have to take down the entire Bimini poles when putting on the cover. I tried a cheap $300 Taylor made cover for 19-21ft boats and it actually fit pretty well but requires you to take down the Bimini which is a non-starter for me. 

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The factory cover I have for my R207 has a cutout for the Bimini frame at the center mounts.  You can then store it folded forward but the cover goes over the rear mounts.

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I'm looking for a cover too (R207 with ski tow bar cutouts). Should I just buy the cover from Robalo? What's the quality of the Robalo cover?

 

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I have the factory cover.  It fits well except for around the ski bar.  There are zippers around the cut outs with Velcro flaps to cover the zippers.  You can't zip it up and the flaps are not positioned to well.  it's really the only flaw with the factory cover.

 

 

 

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Thanks, I ended up buying the factory cover from someone on Facebook. I noticed the exact same issue with the zippers and the ski bar.

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Strap around the circumference of the boat (not under the boat). There are ratchets on the port and starboard side of the stern to cinch it down tight. There are sleeves for the metal ratchets so they don't skuff up the boat. It's actually a pretty nice cover. My only complaint is it's not a good seal around the ski bar (as noted above).

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Oh, and there are cut-outs for the bimini and extra padding in the cleat areas. Again, it's a decent cover.

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I think that the Robalo Factory Cover for the R207 should actually fully cover the back side of the Ski/Tow Bar.  See Photo at https://www.google.com/search?q=Robalo+R207+Mooring+Cover&client=firefox-b-1-d&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj3j5_n-o7hAhWldN8KHak9D_kQ_AUIDygC&biw=1503&bih=656#imgrc=2OunZ52PSbGqsM:

I really Want to order this ASAP.....How Much did you pay for the Mooring Cover from a Robalo Dealer, and what Dealer?

Last time I had to replace a Bow Cushion, the dealer prices ranged from $185 (Orlando Dealer) to $495 (NJ Dealer) . for a single small cushion...crazy!

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Thanks for posting that... I think that I may have installed mine incorrectly. That photo shows the mooring cover installed over the rear support tubes with only the arch part protruding through the cover. Installing it that way would produce a much cleaner and tighter seal... I'll have to try that!

 

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Let me know how it works, I am trying to order one from a Robalo Dealer, awaiting some quotes soon...

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On 2/19/2019 at 5:41 PM, TOM DOGFISH said:

I have the factory cover.  It fits well except for around the ski bar.  There are zippers around the cut outs with Velcro flaps to cover the zippers.  You can't zip it up and the flaps are not positioned to well.  it's really the only flaw with the factory cover.

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After seeing the photo that vjg1 posted, I installed my mooring cover again... only this time I zippered it closed so that only the top arch of the ski tow protrudes through the cover. Much better fit this way. So it looks like we were installing it wrong the whole time. I have no complaints now. Here are two photos... one showing the wrong way, and one showing the correct way. I'm a happy camper now. :)

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