12190Re: Where's the beef?
- Jun 1, 2001Every time someone asks me what I build my boats out of I reply:
"Wood. Wood floats. Why would you build a boat out of anything else?"
--- In bolger@y..., kayaker37@h... wrote:
> I have a deposit on an Edey and Duff Dovekie, so I decided to do
> research on how to tell quality fiberglass work. I came across a
> with an article called "Are They Fiberglass Boats Anymore?" by
> Pascoe , Marine Surveyor.
> In the article, he talks of looking over a large field of badly
> damaged boats caught in relatively minor storms. Most of the damage
> was done by very poor workmanship, and he was able to rib the sides
> off some of the boats with only his fingertips. He mentions that
> todays "advanced composite boats" contain little fiberglass, and
> of filler. Anyway, I don't know if this exactly fits the forum or
> not, but if your interested check out the article at
> I have crossposted this to a couple of sites, because I felt it is
> very good article.
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