Fiberglass Boat Repairs Illustrated by Roger MarshallFiberglass Boat Repairs Illustrated by Roger Marshall

Fiberglass Boat Repairs Illustrated

byRoger Marshall

Paperback | March 10, 2010

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Step-by-step color photo guidance forrepairing and renewing fiberglass boats

If you don't have the experience of working withfiberglass, any repairs to your boat must be done by high-costprofessionals or left undone. This entry-level guide usesfull-color, step-by-step photo sequences and line drawingsto present you with the basics in an easily digested form. You will learn how to:
  • Save money and time doing your own fiberglassrepairs
  • Improve the value, appearance, and safety of yourboat
  • Work with materials such as polyester, epoxy, fiberglass,carbon fiber, and core materials
  • Fix annoying leaks; repair cracks; restore gelcoat;fabricate new components
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 tea...
Title:Fiberglass Boat Repairs IllustratedFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:10.8 × 8.6 × 0.3 inShipping dimensions:10.8 × 8.6 × 0.3 inPublished:March 10, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071549927

ISBN - 13:9780071549929


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