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  1. Washington Area Best Marina for boat repair

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hey all. About to purchase a 35' sailboat, and I already know there's work involved. Needs some fiberglass work on deck, also needs new standing rigging, mast rewired, roller furling, new shaft seal, new transmission cupling, engine alignment...and some other general maintenance. Rather than...
  2. New S2 7.9 owner, offer accepted.

    I have been a Catalina Owner (Capri 14.2, Capri 22, and Capri 25) for now must be 15 years. I've been VERY happy with the quality of those boats, and they've all sailed quite well. Our little lake sail club races every 2 weeks during the summer, and a couple charity races, and our "A" fleet is...
  3. Fiberglass Hulls Over Time

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I curious if there's a resource out there that does a good job of describing the techniques and types of fiberglass construction over the last 40 or so years. When looking at older boats, I've notices all manner of layups and approaches (thickness, epoxy types, etc), each with their own faults I...
  4. De-watering wet core

    Gear & Maintenance
    I am repairing my 34' Tiffany Jayne which seems to have quite a lot of wet core throughout. I have read up extensively on the various repair processes and decided on using a hi-vac pump to draw the water out of some sections and draw in epoxy resin/cpes. My question is where does one find one of...