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Poly-Propolene, Canvas, or Fiberglass
E or A scow?
Nothing beats a proper canvas covered and painted deck for non-skid ability . Will be the lightest but will require maintenance. If this scow is worth anything (cedar construction) I''d return it to spec. with a canvas deck. On the other hand, if the hull is hogged (deformed) and the useful life is nearly over, you might want to consider a simple FRG glass cloth deck, painted with 2 Part Polyurethane and add coarse non-skid granules (awlgrip granules) between coats.
Go to the Inland Lake Sailing Assoc. (Scow) website for further info, and post your message there for other ''opinions'' from scow sailors. www.ilya.org
Hope this helps.