In my ongoing quest for my first keelboat, I looked at a 1977 Catalina 27 today which turned out to have a rather bad complexion. The boat has reportedly been Awlgripped in the past, and I thought this was the Awlgrip cracking, but the owner claims it's gelcoat cracking.
Here are some sample pictures:
(Sorry for the lack of proper links; apparently newbies aren't allowed to submit posts with links, or even text w/ URLs.
I otherwise liked the boat, so I'd like to know what this problem is and whether it's a hopeless case, and thought I would consult the Oracle (that's you guys
). Thanks for any illumination.