Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 04-02-2009, 08:46   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Sarnia Ontario
Boat: 2009 Jeanneau 49i Bucket List
Posts: 6
Teak Oil vrs Others

I have brand new Jenn. 49i with teak cockpit seats and sole, dont realy like when it turns gray but also dont want to constantley work on it, has anyone tried Ultimate Sole in the cockpit, I do have Bimini and Doger but that will not keep cockpit totally dry.
__________________

__________________
Bucket List is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2009, 09:12   #2
Registered User
 
captain465's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Ft Lauderdale, FL
Boat: 38ft Irwin center cockpit sloop MERIDIAN
Posts: 619
Teak care

I have had very good success with a product called TEAKGUARD. It finishes to a nice honey teak color and is very easy to apply and keep up.
__________________

__________________
Do not go where the path may lead.........
go instead where there is no path........
and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
captain465 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2009, 10:16   #3
Senior Cruiser

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,594
I second teakguard TeakGuard Teak Protectant - Teak Finish and Restoration Superior to Teak Oil - MarineStore.com

I've used varnish, Cetol, Teaqua, and oils and nothing comes close.

A very nice feature of teaguard is even after applying 6 coats you can still feel the wood, ie, it's still non skid..

Be sure to follow their instructions as to cleaning the teak to the letter. Cleaning is the hard part, by a huge factor, and it's by far the most important step. Do it right.
__________________
Randy

Cape Dory 25D Seraph
rtbates is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2009, 10:30   #4
Moderator
 
cabo_sailor's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Tarpon Springs FL
Boat: Cabo Rico 38
Posts: 1,905
I have enough wood on my boat that needs care so I just let the cockpit go gray and clean it from time to time. I've used Ultimate Sole below and rather like the results but I believe they will tell you it is for interior use only, no UV resistance. I would NEVER use oil on exterior teak, way too much upkeep. I've no experience with TeakGuard so......

Rich
__________________
cabo_sailor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2009, 11:41   #5
Registered User

Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 298
I would ask the folks in your area who have good looking teak. In our climate, you would have to re-oil the teak every month for oil to work. I use Cetol with Cetol clearcoat and have to give it one maintenance coat a year. Maybe in Canada, the UV ray situation is different and something else works better. Some people don't like the looks of Cetol - I am OK with it.
__________________
TexSail is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2009, 12:37   #6
Moderator Emeritus
 
David M's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: San Francisco Bay
Boat: research vessel
Posts: 10,150
I know this is not an option for most people but I painted over my exterior teak with a color that is close to teak. I just got tired of the time I was spending fussing with it. My next boat won't have any exterior teak. I have better things to do with my time.

I just don't think a bunch of external teak necessarily makes a boat look better...that's just my personal tastes though. I certainly respect those who differ in opinion.
__________________
David

Life begins where land ends.
David M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2009, 05:36   #7
Registered User

Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 5
I've heard that Owatrol Deks Olje D1 and D2 is good. Am stripping old varnish back now. Any experience of Deks Olje out there?
__________________

__________________
blue merlin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
oil

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
teak oil on fiberglass deck turkish6 Construction, Maintenance & Refit 0 26-08-2008 00:00
Lagoon 37 (TPI) vs Privilege 39 SoonToBe Multihull Sailboats 6 30-05-2008 22:20



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 18:48.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.