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teak deck maintenance using boracol - sailing britican

the deck might look worse before it looks better. if your deck had signs of algae and mold after around ten days the deck should start to look better. some boat owners treat their deck at the beginning and end of each boating season whereas others do it once a year or as required. teak deck maintenance using boracol video

how to fix fibreglass deck leaks - boats.com

how to fix fibreglass deck leaks. on a fibreglass boat it’s easy to assume deck leaks are merely an uncomfortable inconvenience. however any water that gets in can cause structural problems that have the potential to be just as severe as with a wooden boat.

removing the teak decks from your grand banks or other ...

the reason behind this is that we want to end up with a smooth surface. when the boat was new this was not really a concern as grand banks was putting down teak decks on the surface. at that time all the boats got teak decks and the mold had lots of irregularities because it was not necessary for it to be totally flat.

rebedding deck hardware - trailering - boatus magazine

rebedding deck hardware. by mark corke. a leaking deck fitting can cause damage to deck cores and boat interiors. rebedding may be all that's needed. cleats deck fills lights handrails and antenna mounts are just a few of the many deck fittings that you find on the average powerboat or sailboat.

teak deck leaks - woodenboat

so i got a 30 footer. one inch (12)teak deck. i routed the seams with a dremel. i caulked with a polysulfide and it still leaks. not as bad but enough to bum me out. im thinking of pouring a sealant of some sort over it and then sand it down back to the wood while hopefully filling small hairline cracks. the security i fell when walking on the wet wood is something i dont want to give up.

how to maintain and caulk teak decks on boats.

re-caulking of structural teak decks is a continuous process which commences about 10 minutes after the deck was first laid and continues until the boat is abandoned. teak should never be laid over steel plate decks. inevitably the teak seams will leak and the trapped water will rust the steel causing it to swell and lift the teak off.

how do i replace my teak deck’s plugs?

dear boat doctor i am having problems with the teak deck on my baba 40. the deck isn't leaking but i am losing the plugs that cover the screws. some of the plugs are out others are loose. how can i keep from losing them all? charlie rboat doctor

deck leaks - boat and yacht maintenance and troubleshooting

wet beds mildew rust stains in the cabinets water stained and rotting paneling stained headliners rotted deck cores with soft spots; these are just a few of the damages caused by deck leaks. whether we're talking sail or power boats deck leaks tend to be a ervasive problem one which few people give much thought to until its too late and the damage has been done.

how to seal a teak deck with epoxy? - woodenboat

the boat deck is an 86 teak looks pretty weathered and has between 3 and 4 thousand screws. the teak measures just better then 1/2 inch thick and strips are 2 inches wide and was recently recaulked with sis 440 teak deck caulking. under the teak is 1/8 inch glass and resin and under that i believe is 3/4 inch divinycell however you spell it and then 5/16 inch resin and glass.

replacing black caulk in teak: step by ... - commuter cruiser

being teak novices when we bought the boat we swore we weren’t going to do anything to the teak decks until they started leaking — maybe not a wise strategy but so far it’s worked. but after six years in the deep tropics/western caribbean the teak caulk is severely deteriorating.

teak deck replacement on a 40 foot boat. - youtube

teak deck replacement on a 40 foot boat. ... teak deck renewal was the main project. ... for easyer maintenance in the future and also to minimize the risk of possible leaks. the deck was sealed ...

a word on teak decking - mylor cornwall

a word on teak decking. november 27th 2013. ... for steel or grp-decked boats leaking decks don’t tend to be an issue as the sub-decks are solid. however where a leaking teak deck is holding water on a grp or steel sub-deck obvious issues with osmosis rust and rot will eventually occur. in most cases this leads to the whole deck being ...

sailnet community - teak decks... pros and cons

of course nauticats being the only boat having solid 1-1/2" fiberglass decks under the teak prevents any leaks from occuring. cored or plywood decks are prone to leakage . . . if caulked joints aren't maintained and screw bungs are left to deteriorate.

why a teak deck might leak – regina sailing – cruising in ...

why a teak deck might leak. a very common cause for teak decks to leak are screws that are screwed from the inside e.g. to fasten the lower curtain rails. i know prestigious boats like a hr62 from 2003 which has exactly this problem: it began to leak already after 2 years with water entering the inside of the boat. ...

replacing teak decks is a monumental job | cruising world

replacing teak decks is a monumental job. with able helpers replacing a ruined deck is possible. ... i knew that teak decks were becoming scarce on new boats and seen as a liability on older boats. but that didn’t stop me from bragging about teak’s unrivaled nonskid capabilities and excellent insulating properties. ... but the decks became ...

laying teak decking - on board with mark corke

opinion seems to be divided on whether teak decks on a boat are good or bad. personally i love them providing they are properly laid and maintained. i’ll be discussing looking after teak in a later posting but for today i wanted to go through the steps for a correctly laid teak deck what’s involved and how to go about it.

how to care for teak decks - boats.com

there’s no getting away from how good teak looks on the outside of a yacht – hence it’s almost a pre-requisite that even in standard trim many new boats have teak cockpit seats any plenty of owners are tempted into paying to upgrade to a full teak deck.

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