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I am replacing the countertops in the galley and would like to use Corian or a similiar
product. Anyone have any experience in this?
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deamseeker:

I''m a residential architect, not a naval one, but I do have a boat (a 49ft Hinckley Center Cockpit Ketch Sailboat), and an opinion....
I steer my clients away from corian counter tops in kitchens because they scratch. In a kitchen, a counter top gets a tremendous amount of abuse and from my experience, a galley on a boat gets even more, therefore the scratches are more likely on your boat.

Corian has always countered (no pun intended) my position with the statement that you can sand the scratches out. That''s true, but who wants to do that? I have corian counters in all of my baths (at home) with integral sinks and I am very pleased with the look and performance, but theres no pots and pans to scratch the surface.

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I definitely agree with rrbryce. Corian does scratch under normal use and sanding it is a messy affair. I would recommend using solid color formica. It is available in numerous colors, easy to work with, will take a lot of abuse and is relatively inexpensive. We have used the kind that is solid colored all the way through so that dings or scrapes that mar the surface don''t show.

BTW rrbryce, that is one nice looking Hinckley.

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