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Solla Sollew
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Blistering on Modern Boats

I have a 2006 Bavaria which, I believe, was fabricated with Vinyl Ester resin. From the Bavaria Website:

"A layer of isophtal acid resin in combination with a powder bound matt of glasfiber avoids the diffusion of water and obviates damage by osmosis."

I routinely keep the boat in the water year round (except for Spring short haul). An epoxy 'tie-coat' was applied to the yacht on delivery (mostly so the bottom paint would stick). Is osmotic blistering still an issue or did the chemists solve this problem years ago.



PS: Extra points if you're a chemist or engineer.

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