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Randy Hines
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Re: What do you have on your cabin sole?

Originally Posted by cthoops View Post
It's painted marine grade plywood under the carpet, but it's pretty ratty looking. We'd need to sand it a bit and paint it.

I'm not a big fan of the carpet either, but I like how it feels in bare feet.
A couple years ago I did the interior floor of a 75' schooner Moonfleet in Tek Dek its synthetic or PVC strips with the black dividers, I laid it over sanded plywood. Follow the instructions, very easy, it's been standing up well and looks really sharp! I think it went in around 11. Or 12. Bucks a square foot. Put in some flush mount brass floor hatch pulls , I'm a carpenter so I was Leary about the choice of synthetic, I'm converted now, and glad I ordered enough for my own boat.
Make sure you get the right stuff Tek Dek from U.K. There are some knock offs out there not up to snuff.
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