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Centerboard Gasket - Bucc 18
I recently bought a '78 Buccaneer 18 - it is in need of a new centerboard gasket.
Nickles Boat Works sells a Mylar gasket and provides help on how to install without the metal trim pieces.
However, I'm not racing this boat and have read that if the intention is to beach the boat, Mylar is not the best choice.
Does anyone have a suggestion or thoughts about using a rubber gasket that might be a bit more forgiving than Mylar. I am considering buying rubber sheeting (like that used in shower pans) and making my own gasket.
Is there a recommended adhesive and or sealant for this? I do intend to use the SS metal trim plates and screws to re-install.
Or should I stick with the tried and true Mylar method?
Thanks for the advice.