More on the Weekender Repairs
June 22, 2013
This is starboard of the keel, aft. I decided that wasn't enough,
so I took a 4x24 belt sander with a 36grit belt and went to town.
That's a LOT of material removal, but the parts that are left are
This is how I left the port side last time. The big holes go all
the way through, but I can still see rot in there.
It kept feeling punky, so I took a chisel and pried . . . hmmm.
The chine had rotted.
Eff it. No more rot. Big-assed hole, but no more rot.
I am going to put a backer board (covered with plastic wrap) behind
the hole, then fill it with layers of 6oz fiberglass. This is the
And there is it screwed into place. All I need now is the epoxy