I'd like to put in a vote for a well built fibreglass boat. (Tupperware or frozen snot if you prefer). The thing is, around our club I meet all these people with osmosis
problems, hull delamination
, stress fractures around chain plates, you name it, but in each case it seems to be on some lightly built speed machine with just a few mm of fibreglass. Meanwhile the solid old plodders like our Swanson and well built larger Roberts are into their fourth decade without a hint of problems.
I love wood, and I agree with the remarks on ambience, but I'd rather maintain decorative timber facias on our boat than go through some of the below waterline timber repair work I have seen on the slips at the club.
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