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post #10 of Old 05-28-2013
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Re: Blisters, OMG

All of that is fine; but as I said before if the hull has balsa or open cell foam and some of the blisters wick water through the skin layer of cloth you could end up with a hull that is not structurally sound. It makes little difference to me if a boat has blisters (in a solid glass hull) or the topsides are not polished; to each their own. The important part is the structural components and if those are failing or in danger of failing the underlying problem should be addressed otherwise the boat is not very seaworthy.
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