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Opinion on cove stripes

Thought I'd get some sail net folks take on indented cove stripes. I notice around our harbor that a lot hulls with indented cove stripes, like our C&C don't seem to repaint these and just paint them the same as the hull. Ours do not look so good. The nifty little C&C star is totally gone and the rest of the cove is faded or mostly missing. I'm deciding whether to just remove what's left or bother buying a can of paint in a color I'll never use anywhere else on the boat. We do have the name of the boat on the hull, where the stripe appears interrupted for just this purpose, so i feel like without the stripe it just looks like a bumper sticker on the hull.
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Re: Opinion on cove stripes

Perhaps I'm biased, but a boat fabricated with indented cove stripes usually does look better with them painted a contrasting colour.

Back in the 'old days' they used gold leaf...
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Re: Opinion on cove stripes

We bought a small I pint can of paint color , blue and with a fine watercolor brush my wife painted it and the star eight years ago. Everyone recognizes us a a C&C by it famous star.

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Re: Opinion on cove stripes

Did mine with white 3M striping tape. Looks great and really made the hull colour pop.
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Re: Opinion on cove stripes

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Did mine with white 3M striping tape. Looks great and really made the hull colour pop.
My friend...your hull colour would "pop" on a moonless night. So very unique and pretty.

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Re: Opinion on cove stripes

I'm a fan of vinyl for the cove stripe, especially when indented. Paint for the boot.

If you don't have the steady hand/eye to get it straight, I find this to be one of the least expensive things to pay a pro to do.
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Re: Opinion on cove stripes

On one of my boats , a wood cutter built in 1932 , I sanded away the gold leaf cove line & painted international orange against a dark frigate green hull . I thought it looked sharp , but the previous owner lost his mind . His perspective was that the cove line was the designer's signature & never to be altered in any way .
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Re: Opinion on cove stripes

Thanks Dave, now if I could only find a 30' in the same colour....
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Re: Opinion on cove stripes

I would vote to paint or vinyl the cove but, definitely color it.
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Re: Opinion on cove stripes

With vinyl, you can easily change the color before you need to paint again.
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