Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 09-08-2016, 20:51   #1
Registered User

Join Date: May 2011
Location: Mandurah, Western Australia
Boat: Roberts 57 Staysail Schooner
Posts: 79
Hull Paint Repair

Hi all. Our boat's old paintjob sustained a bit of damage during it's delivery trip a couple months back, and I am looking for some advice on how to patch it up before summer. We will most certainly be doing a full professional strip and repaint at some stage, but for now, I'm just after some advice on how to repair the damage. The hull is hand built GRP over a male frame, so no gelcoat under the paint.

The paint has been chipped off in a few spots exposing the glass and fairing compound underneath, and the edges of the damaged areas stand slightly proud.

My approach will probably be to feather back the edges with a sander and repaint. I unfortunately have no way of finding out what the existing paint on the boat is, so have no idea what to use to repaint.

Any advice?

pwillems is offline   Reply With Quote

hull, hull paint, paint

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
No fuss deck paint for small repair ...What to use? bostonmish Construction, Maintenance & Refit 5 26-05-2016 20:14
Gell coat repair Vs paint job unbusted67 Construction, Maintenance & Refit 30 23-09-2013 15:07
Hull Paint and Cockpit Paint ? turkish6 Construction, Maintenance & Refit 12 04-09-2010 18:29
need VHF gelcoat repair and diesel repair converted to DVD schoonerdog General Sailing Forum 6 05-04-2007 19:23

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:48.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.