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N18 “Sibrwd” (part 1)

Tony’s story of his N18 project. Having sold my Soling and being left with just a catamaran, which to put it bluntly I was too fat and unfit to sail without making myself ill so it hasn’t been used for … Continue reading

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Wrapping up/ laying up

I have more classic wooden boats than I should….can’t help it…..just addicted. Unfortunately this means that until I win the pools and buy some big storage, I will have more boats than storage and therefore some of them are going … Continue reading

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Fairey Hull Repairs

Advice on repairing Fairey hot moulded hulls. Continue reading

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Non Slip Surfaces

One really nice way of getting a non-slip finish….. Continue reading

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Painting a plastic boat

If the boat already has paint on it, you need to find out what that is. Or more correctly whether or not you can paint over it. Try the M.E.K. test, take a rag soaked in Methyl Ethyl Ketone and … Continue reading

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G4

G4 is a one part moisture cured polyurethane very similar to varnish. It comes in different viscosities determined by the application. G4 is sold as pond sealer but was originally made for sealing wood.

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