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22 08, 2018

Supra Fiberglass Boat Restoration | Part 2

2018-08-22T09:04:43-07:00By |Boat Restoration, Uncategorized|

See the Extent of the Dry Rot Damage With the motor, flotation foam and rigging out, you really can see the extent of the damage. Port side is completely affected. Both stringers all cross walls and the ski locker floor and its stringer are rotted. Next step, remove all [...]

10 08, 2018

Supra Fiberglass Boat Restoration | Part 1

2018-08-10T09:10:43-07:00By |Boat Restoration|

Restoring A SUPRA Boat One of our current restoration projects is this Supra that looks clean from the outsideā€¦..Not so much on the inside. The entire port side stringer set, floor and cross wall supports are rotted out. As the boat is an open bow design, we will need [...]

10 07, 2018

Trophy Boat Restoration | Part 4

2018-07-02T10:20:25-07:00By |Boat Repair, Boat Restoration|

Finish Work Completed This Boat Rebuild Finish work completed for this rebuild. The saw cuts were closed with fiberglass laminations on each side, sanded to shape and primed. Several unused holes were closed in the transom and the entire work area was refinished in gel coat. Stern hardware is [...]

6 07, 2018

Bayliner Boat Restoration | Part 3

2018-07-02T08:53:06-07:00By |Boat Repair, Boat Restoration, Dry Rot Repair|

Re-installation of the Splash Well Next step is the re-installation of the splash well and adding fiberglass laminates across the transom block. The owner had requested that additional stiffening be added to the port side of the stern to accommodate a anticipated kicker motor. That was easily done with [...]

2 07, 2018

Boat Restoration | Bayliner Trophy | Part 1

2018-07-02T08:57:35-07:00By |Boat Repair, Boat Restoration, Dry Rot Repair|

A Challenging Boat Restoration This Bayliner Trophy is going to be a challenge. Leaking fasteners in the transom have led to dry rot spreading thru the transom block, into the transom braces, side walls and fuel tank wall. The only access into the area will be to cut and [...]

14 06, 2018


2018-06-14T15:04:36-07:00By |Boat Repair|

We get asked commonly about reconditioning older gel coat. Boat owners are concerned about damaging the finish when they polish and wax their boats. This article will cover the basics of polishing and waxing sun damaged gel coat beyond the limits of hand polishing that the owner can readily [...]

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