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Re: Alberg 30 - Yah or Nay!

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Originally Posted by KiwiSails View Post
As for the Hull the survey noted the following which did not concern me...."The bottom was closely examined for any deficiencies that might affect the seaworthiness of the vessel. It .was then percussion sounded for delamination, observed for blistering. Neither blistering nor delamination was observed. However, several areas were noted in which the undercoat of bottom paint was sloughing off. This typically an indication of a failure in the adhesion of paint layers, usually a result of too many layers. Ultimately, all layers will have to be removed to the barrier coat, and a fresh coat of bottom paint applied.
I agree it is not a concern -- but put a price tag (and number of hours) on it. Not trying to be a wise ass or a pest -- just help you get your mind right
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