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Re: Life Span of a Boat

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Originally Posted by casey1999 View Post
Question:

Say you really like you boat, and all the gear and rig are in good shape, but the fiberglass hull is shot. Would it be legal to use your old boat as a mold to make a new fiberglass hull, or would this be considered theft from the original hull designer?
If you're just doing it for yourself, not commercial production, I think it would qualify as a repair - the way old wood boats are "repaired" by replacing all the wood in them.
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