Thread: Wooden Boats
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:49 PM   #2
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My last boat was a wooden boat but it was covered in many layers of fiberglass and Kevlar.

If it is done right and with enough glass and resin. It would seem to me it could be just about the same as an all glass boat.

Done right is the key. Leave a little opening anywhere and the water gets in.

It just about has to be encapsulated in Fiberglass.

If you can't repair it maybe it shouldn't be on the boat
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