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Old 07-07-2015, 17:11   #46
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Re: How Long Have Fibreglass Hulls Been Built?

With a few exceptions wooden boats have always been built as a labor of love, with care, by very skilled craftsmen. In my opinion the fiberglass boats built in the 50's & 60's were, for the most part, built by these same craftsmen to the same standards. However, by the 70's market forces & profit motive took over in a lot of the industry. Hull blisters due to cheap resin are just an example of the poor quality some builders were exhibiting in this era & it did not stop in the 70's.
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