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Re: Black or off coloured Yachts? Opinions......,

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Originally Posted by JonEisberg View Post
Yeah, it's a tough call as to which is more pretentious...

A 'Faux-Bois' finish on carbon fiber, or a carbon fiber tape applied over ordinary wood or aluminum...

Oh, well - at least they resisted the temptation to go with 'Island Packet Beige'... (grin)

Finishes | GMT Composites

I thought it was just a paint colour that resembled varnished spruce - the fake wood grain (faux bois indeed!) reminds me of a 60's Country Squire wagon with the Mac Tac woodie look.

Tacky.
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