Why do fiberglass boats ride better?
Is a fiberglass boat better than a wooden one?
What is the life expectancy of a fiberglass boat?
Are fiberglass boats stronger than aluminum?
What is the best hull?
|1||Displacement hull||Slow but very steady|
|2||Multihulls||Faster, stable, less maneuverable|
|3||Semi-displacement hulls||Fast and handles well|
|4||Deep-V hulls||Very fast, with the right design pretty steady in waves|
How does a wooden boat not leak?
How thick is a typical fiberglass boat hull?
Are fiberglass boats heavy?
Why are boats made of fiberglass?
How thick is gelcoat on a boat?
How thick should boat gel coat be?
How many layers of fiberglass do you need for a boat hull?
How do you remove scratches from a fiberglass boat?
What are the stringers on a boat?
What is the difference between paint and gelcoat?
Does fiberglass scratch easily?
How do you wet sand gelcoat on a boat?
What is gelcoat on a boat?
Gelcoat is the coating sprayed up against a highly polished mold at the beginning of the fiberglass layup process. This process results in the smooth, mirror-like finish typical of new boats. With the passage of time, unprotected gelcoat will oxidize and eventually take on a chalky appearance.