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Pangaea must not keep the boat in a marina, or ever been to a marina, you would see all the boats with blisters. Most older boats, especially built in the late 70's & 80's will get blisters unless they are kept on a lift. There are hundreds of articles on the internet you can read and become very confused. I have been boating for 25 years; I have never heard of or seen a boats hull that failed due to blisters. Most are gel coat blisters and rarely get into the structural layers. They should be repaired and there are several approaches. Blisters repair has become big business, and in some cases well worth the money, but if they are not into the fiberglass you can do it yourself...provided you have the time. I had to wait till mid summer to do mine. I hope to post how its doing in the spring. Feel free to send me email and I can describe my approach, supervised by my marina.
Last edited by T37Chef; 01-09-2007 at 11:02 PM.