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  1. Rust weeping from Skeg

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hi guys, I recently bought a sailboat and she's currently out of the water. I am in the research process on things I need to do prior to launching her. One thing I am wanting to do is adding an anode to the lower half of the skeg where the previous owner had said there is a stainless steel...
  2. Rust in encapsulated keel?!

    Gear & Maintenance
    I found an Albin Vega that needs some/lots of work. The keel has (rust) marks bleeding through the keel. Also the back of the keel has started to delaminate. My guess is that water from the bilge leaked into the keel and several winters created a big problem... Now here is my question: How...
  3. Rust stains at partners?

    Gear & Maintenance
    I installed Spartite several years ago and it has worked well. Recently the silicone seal I put around the outside (as instructed) has started to leak. No big deal, I simply resealed it. What concerns me is what appears to be rust stains coming down the mast below the partners, from where it...
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