Tom’s Tips About Bird Watching

1. Bird poop that is left to dry on Lexan windows or hatches can produce patches of surface crazing underneath. While these patches on our boats never cracked completely through, they were unsightly.

2. Bird poop can accelerate deterioration of stitching in canvas products.

3. The discoloration that some bird droppings leave on gelcoat will usually bleach away over time. But if you want to get rid of it fast, there is a product for you--Starbrite’s “Spider and Bird Stain Remover”! (

Go to for other information

Boating and water sports involve risk. Any comments herein should be followed at your own risk. You assume all responsibility for risk or injury to yourself or others. Any person or entity that uses this information in any way, as a condition of that use, agrees to waive and does waive and also hold authors harmless from any and all claims which may arise from or be related to that use.

Copyright 2004-2010 Tom Neale

BoatUS : my.BoatUS : Membership : Boat Insurance : Towing Services : Boat Loans

Online Store : Boat Graphics : Classifieds : Site Map : Contact Us

©2019, Boat Owners Association of The United States. All Rights Reserved.