Boat repair and boat DIY information for boaters and boating enthusiasts.
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Advertisement A Boat Repair Guide To Painting Over Gelcoat (aka Gel Coat) Paint is an essential part of boat repair, enhancing the overall look and helping seal the hull. Painting over the gel coat is good because the gelcoat acts as an adhesive for the paint to stay in the place. However, you will have
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Advertisement Updated April 27, 2021. Working on a boat build is a great and time-consuming endeavor. The last thing a boat builder wants is to use materials that will not be conducive to a wet environment. Moreover, one is likely asking the question, “Does marine grade plywood warp and rot?”. Although marine plywood avoids warping
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Advertisement Sometimes running a V-Hull boat can feel like the boat just isn’t stable. It’s true when it comes to high-speed deep planing v-hulled boats that only really feel stable when at speed. Semi-planing hulls may be more suited to stability at lower speeds than the deep planers, but there must be a way to
Advertisement A regularly waxed gelcoat can last for up to 15 years on the boat. This figure can vary based on how well you take care of your boat’s hull. If you’re having trouble deciding whether to re-gelcoat or paint the hull, here’s a fantastic guide for you (and your boat). It is safe to
Advertisement Now that you’ve decided replacing boat flooring is the way to go, it’s always a good idea to take the help of some excellent and valuable guides. You can hire a professional to redo your boat flooring as several professionals in the market can do the job at a reasonable price. On the other
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