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How long will a fiberglass boat last

Hi Everybody, I have a 1973 Crown 23 footer. I love this little boat and was wondering how long before the fiberglass is no longer safe. The old girl is 35 years old now and been in the salt for all of those years

It does have apx. 10 loonie size blisters. I've only had the boat 1 year now and don't no if the blisters happened long ago and not getting any worse, I'll know
next haul out I guess.

Will a hull thats saturated (if mine is) with water be unsafe and just break apart and sink. What would the first sign of real trouble be ?

Thanks so much for your thoughts on this....


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