Articles on Wood Boat Repair

Inspecting Wood Boats

cg.pngGuidance on Inspection, Repair, and Maintenance of Wooden Hulls. Compiled By The Joint Industry/Coast Guard Wooden Boat Inspection Working Group. August 1995.

This is a clean PDF of this document which is a treasure chest of information. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

Cockpit Repair

cockpit/IMG_6478.jpgThe story of repairing the cockpit area on Papoose CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

Repairing cabin top leak on Papoose

cabintop/leak.jpgRepairing extensive cabin top leak on Papoose required jacking up the cabin top, drilling many holes to fill with West System, then putting a layer of fiberglass over the top. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

Repairing a pulled up rail track

rail/dowels.jpgPapoose pulled up the port rail in the Jessica Cup. Here is the repair CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

Wood Boom Repair

boom/IMGP4563.jpgA series of pictures documenting the repair of a spruce boom that had 6 feet ripped out of the bottom. This repair has held for 7 years as of 2010 without any sign of trouble. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

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