Once known as Hartley18
Join Date: Aug 2007
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Re: Full Keel
The boats with pox are almost universally polyester resin. Vinylester was a response to pox which is pretty well understood to have been caused by resin reformulations after the oil embargoes (along with some questionable laminating practices)
Beware... the dreaded Polyestermite!!
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"