Since its first edition in 1964, owners and professionals have relied upon this classic reference to understand the many facets of fiberglass boat construction. Now completely updated, it is an invaluable, nontechnical resource for expert information on the principles of fiberglass construction, as well as sound practice. Author Hugo du Plessis focuses on the kind of boats that dominate the used market, examining fiberglass's durability, weaknesses, effects of use, and the latest research into causes of blistering--or osmosis. His advice will help owners extend the life of their fiberglass boats and prevent would-be owners from purchasing craft that are soon to fail.Access. D The gel coat - that shiny fibreglass look Beauty. Access One of least satisfactory features of modern boatbuilding is lack of access. After many ... Production convenience dominates building; maintenance and repair of the boat afterwards is of no concern to the builder. What does it ... And back again of course.
|Author||:||Hugo Du Plessis|
|Publisher||:||International Marine Publishing Company - 1997-01-01|