SailNet Community - View Single Post - Pros and cons of steel sailboats
View Single Post
  #10  
Old 11-20-2012
aeventyr60's Avatar
aeventyr60 aeventyr60 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Andaman Sea
Posts: 1,493
Thanks: 5
Thanked 23 Times in 23 Posts
Rep Power: 4
aeventyr60 is on a distinguished road
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

And all the steel boat owners i see out here are constantly fighting the battle against rust. If you want to become ONe with your grinder, all kinds of nasty epoxy, acids, paints, welders then go with steel. Sure the strength is a great plus, but the upkeep? seems like most are put together in some back yard, and the owners are forever grinding away. Great designs Brent, but the build quality on most? Forget about it!
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



"Your dreams minus your doubts equals your net worth"

Life is a short journey, filled with emptiness and pain. Get all the sailing and booty you can.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook