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  1. Gear & Maintenance
    This my newport 16 project. From buy, scratch. To paint JOB. GELCOAT. REALLY HARD JOB. You can see how was the gelcoat cracked. With lot of patience, love and not much money. I took off all the bad gelcoat and re gelcoat. For someone who knows nothing about gel coat but love sailing I think its...
  2. Gear & Maintenance
    Newport 16 ... project finished.. looking for cheap option for the cockpit nonslip area. Want to know if I can use yoga mats...and cut it for my boat shape.Any advice will be good. Hydro turf too expensive. Thanks
  3. General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hi everybody, I am new to this forum and to sailing in general. I work as a university professor in Europe and have quite a bit of free time over the summer. This got me motivated to get into sailing. I am learning at a slow pace, every year a little bit. I believe that, now, I have reached a...