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Old 06-02-2006
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There are a lot of glass boats now being built with Aramid and Kevlar in the hulls which is supposedly stronger than steel on impact. I think the comment about repairs is more to the point...you can find a welder just about anywhere...but try to find an Aramid repairman in Tierra del Fuego!
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