Refurbishing a sabot - SailNet Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 08-07-2008 Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Refurbishing a sabot

Hi, I was just given an old sabot from my grandfather and I am planning to refurbish it with my friend and his sabot. It is located at my grandparents cabin so I haven't seen it in a year but i remember it in ok condition. My friend told me all we will need to do is paint them with oil based polyurethane but I want to know what to do if there is a crack. I have access to fiberglass but I dont want to have to do that if it is not necessary. Are there any other things I should know about refurbishing? Sorry I only have minimal details about the boat, but I think it was made in the 70's. Thanks
IamPhantom is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 08-07-2008
Senior Member
 
arbarnhart's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 761
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
 
Check these guys:

http://www.sherfab.com/Sabots.asp

They may push you toward stuff they sell as solutions, but they did build a bunch of them.

-Andy
Newport 17 - "Kohanna"
At sea Darwin's hypotheses is the final arbiter of right of way.
arbarnhart is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #3 of 3 Old 08-07-2008
Once known as Hartley18
 
Classic30's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 4,794
Thanks: 45
Thanked 65 Times in 65 Posts
Rep Power: 9
   
Dock
Assuming it's a wood one (most of that vintage were), there really isn't much to it - just lots of sanding and varnishing.

If there are cracks in the hull, you could probably tape them, but you'd need to see it first.

They are great beginners boats - have fun!

-
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"
Classic30 is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rigging Help - sabot style ryanerb Learning to Sail 4 04-22-2008 01:39 AM
Refurbishing portholes smallyachts Gear & Maintenance 1 04-12-2007 01:27 PM
refurbishing problems conspiriam Gear & Maintenance 2 07-26-2002 01:24 PM
SABOT SUBSTITUTE ramjetwiebe Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 07-16-2001 07:31 PM
SABOT SUBSTITUTE ramjetwiebe General Discussion (sailing related) 0 07-16-2001 11:03 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome