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Dealing with cockroaches
Cockroaches are a common infesting insect in warm climates. They make boating life unpleasant, unhealthy, loathsome and lonesome.

Mosquito netting for the companionway
Mosquitoes can be a scourge and you will want to keep them out of the boat to be comfortable at night. Hatches are easy to cover, but the awkwardly shaped and well-trafficked companionway can present a challenge.

Avoiding biting insects
Biting insects can be a scourge in certain sailing geographies. Mosquitoes are the largest problem and they can act as vectors for many disease-causing viruses and parasites.


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