While comfortable and aesthetically pleasing, leather boat seats are also prone to mould and algae development. However, with a little elbow grease and a few simple cleaners you can have your leather seats looking like new.
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Things you need
- Stiff brush
- Old toothbrush
- Leather cleaner
Brush off the boat seats with the stiff brush. This will remove the majority of mould and mildew from the seats.
Wipe the seats with a clean, wet towel. This will remove stubborn areas of mould and algae. Continue cleaning, using a new towel when needed, until seats appear clean.
Use the old toothbrush to clean difficult areas, such as seams and creases.
Apply leather cleaner to the seats to deep-clean and condition the seats.
Allow boat seats to dry in the sun.
Tips and warnings
- A solution of equal parts alcohol and water can be used in lieu of commercial leather cleaner and will provide equal results.
- Avoid leaving your boat seats wet to prevent mould and algae build-up.
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