I'm looking at a boat locally that has a known "issue" or "non issue" depending on opinion. As well as one item recently repaired that I was wondering about.
I'd like your opinions please.
Okay this boat grounded fairly recently. Apparently it is a lead encapsulated keel
and there was some fiberglass
damage in the glass at the forefoot of the keel
. It was hauled and repaired. The question comes, if we assume the repairs
were done right... Is it now good as new and nothing to worry about?
The next question is that a survey
recently said this.
"The underwater hull
is covered with gelcoat osmosis
averaging 1/2” diameter and 10 to 12 inches apart. These are
common on many older vessels, and do not affect structural integrity.
For more information a recognized repair facility should be
Do you agree this is not a structural integrity issue? Would you have to fix the blisters
or leave the, be and keep an eye on them each haul out
Thanks for any opinions