Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Chesapeake Bay - HHS
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just bought a 1961 Hinckley Bermuda 40. 99% of work to be done is cosmetic. Boat was left unattended for 2-3 years so all of the exterior teak needs to be sanded and redone. The interior is really not in bad shape. The floor is dull and scratched and some spots under the windows have some water marks where they have leaked. (just re-caulked all of these) What do you suggest is the best way to strip off old varnish.
To remove the exterior varnish use a heat gun & scraper. For the cabin sole, Hinckley recommends Awl Bright, lot's of work but a stunning result.
You may want to get a copy of this: The Hinckley Guide To Yacht Care
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