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Fiberglass Boat Repair Manual

Fiberglass Boat Repair Manual

  • Author: Allan H. Viatses and Ed Davis
  • Encyclopedic Source for the Care and Repair of Fiberglass Boats
  • Format: Hardcover, Pages 171, Published: October 1988, Edition: 1st
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    • The Fiberglass Boat Repair Manual , by A. Vaitses. is a manual for the owner of a sail or powerboat, large or small, who desires an encyclopedic source for the care of his or her boat
    • Subjects covered include major repairs of structural damage, delamination, refinishing, blistering, etc
    • Invaluable for anyone seeking to buy and restore an old and perhaps damaged boat
      • Are there hairline cracks in your boat's deck or topsides gelcoat
      • Have her color and luster faded over the years
      • Does she have deck leaks
      • Has she been holed
      • Is her hull oil-canning in a sea
      • If your answer to any of these questions is yes, this book is for you
    • This is the definitive guide for fiberglass boat repair and beautification, covering not just cosmetic dings and scratches, but also major repairs of structural damage to hull and decks
    • It will show you how to:
      • Replace deteriorated gelcoat, or repair the flaws in an existing gelcoat and recoat it with polyurethane or marine alkyd enamel paint
      • Strengthen a weak and overly flexible hull or deck
      • Tab in loose hull liners and joinerwork
      • Make templates from the good side of a hull to reshape large shattered or missing areas on the other side
      • Repair or replace water-saturated deck cores
      • Repair keels, rudders, and centerboards
      • Re-bed and refasten underwater and on-deck hardware
      • Re-bed, refasten, and strengthen hull-to-deck joints
      • Fix broken hatches, and make new ones when necessary
      • Treat the symptoms and causes of overstressed hulls

    Publishing Information:

    • Author: Allan Viatses
    • Hard Cover
    • Pages: 171
      • 200 Illustrations
    • ISBN-10: 0071569146
    • ISBN-13: 978-0071569149
    • Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
    • 1st Edition
    • Publish date: October 1988
    • Dimensions: 10" x 7.1" x 0.9"


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