Monthly Archives: September 2015

The “Ugly Duckling” Dinghy Restoration

The ugly Duckling was an abandoned fiberglass boat and Ralph sought our advice on whether it could be resurrected. Here is the result using Bote-Cote Marine Epoxy Resin to repair her and AQUACOTE water based Epoxy Undercoat & water based polyurethane Topcoat Paints to make her look beautiful. Four years on and she is still…
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Using PeelPly to Build a Cozy

Kevin Dove was building a cosy Ultra light in his garage and we introduced him to Peelply which has saved him many hours of sanding and improved the finish of glassed surfaces as well as minimizing weight. Peel Ply This is a tough, lightweight, woven nylon fabric that won’t stick to epoxy. Squeegee over wet…
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Year 12 Woodwork Speedboat Project

[gallery ids="4124,4125,4126"] Charlie undertook the build of a plywood speed boat as his year 12 woodwork major work. The photos shown are of the completed boat on the trailer at his schools open night at which he was awarded the best woodwork project for the year. Charlie and his dad approached us for all of…
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Spray Painting AQUACOTE

[gallery ids="4118,4119,4120"] Customer Feedback Spray Painting AQUACOTE Today was pretty monumental as it was the culmination of about 200 hours preparation of the hull for a topcoat of POST OFFICE RED aquacote.  I've attached a couple of before and after pics.  Still have to do a bit of post-operative spit and polish, plus anti-fouling, but…
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