Fibreglass Boats

Fibreglass Boats

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Since it was first published 40 years ago Hugo du Plessis' Fibreglass Boats has become a classic, relied upon by owners, surveyors and boat builders keen to understand how fiberglass behaves, and obtain practical advise on working with GRP. In a deliberately non-technical manner, he explains the peculiar nature of fiberglass, its durability, its weaknesses, where it is likely to fail, the effects of use and the weather, plus the latest research into causes of the biggest worry for owners - blistering and osmosis. This masterly work will continue to be an invaluable source of reference for anyone wanting practical advice on working with GRP, in order to make repairs and improvements correctly and thus extend the life of their boat.Construction, Gel Coat, Stressing, Blistering, Repair, Maintenance Hugo du Plessis ... It must be marine grade. Alternatively make your own (Chapter 2). Deep gouges or abrasion need to be built up with mat, after chiselling away theanbsp;...

Title:Fibreglass Boats
Author:Hugo du Plessis
Publisher:A&C Black - 2005-12-01


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