Just another Moderator
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Westminster, BC
Thanked 314 Times in 301 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Re: Interior retrofit
Now that you're down to bare structure your options are endless.. and good on you for not replacing with carpet!
I think vertical boards will look better.. they can be glued in place easily enough. Another option that will leave the interior brighter is the 'herreschoff' look, white laminate with stained wood trim around the edges. Veneer or plywood panels can also be glued but requires more careful cutting and fitting to avoid unsightly gaps. Some tidy trim moldings around raw edges will leave a better look.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)