Fiberglass Boat Repairs Illustrated

Overview

Step-by-step color photo guidance for

repairing and renewing fiberglass boats

If you don't have the experience of working with

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Overview

Step-by-step color photo guidance for

repairing and renewing fiberglass boats

If you don't have the experience of working with

fiberglass, any repairs to your boat must be done by high-cost

professionals or left undone. This entry-level guide uses

full-color, step-by-step photo sequences and line drawings

to present you with the basics in an easily digested form. You will learn how to:

  • Save money and time doing your own fiberglass

    repairs

  • Improve the value, appearance, and safety of your

    boat

  • Work with materials such as polyester, epoxy, fiberglass,

    carbon fiber, and core materials

  • Fix annoying leaks; repair cracks; restore gelcoat;

    fabricate new components

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071549929
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/17/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 594,866
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.78 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Roger Marshall is an accomplished yacht

designer, competitive sailor, and author of 12 yachting books.

After designing for the renowned firm of Sparkman &

Stephens, he established his own design company, where he

has designed sailboats and powerboats from 15 to 65 feet.

Project manager in 1987 for the Courageous America’s Cup

team, he has written some 600 articles for boating magazines

worldwide and is chair of the publications committee for the

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

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Table of Contents

1. How a Fiberglass Boat Is Built
2. Diagnosing Damage
3. Materials, Tools, and Basic Techniques
4. Gelcoat Restoration and Repair
5. Making Joints, Plugs, and Molds
6. Hull, Keel, and Rudder Fairing
7. Major Repairs
8. Osmosis and Blister Repair
9. Finishing Your Repair Work
Appendixes

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