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Jim Wright
08-13-2001, 09:48 AM
I totaly rebuilt a 16' delaminated plywood yawl. My daugher took the boat apart with her bare hands. Except for the sound bottom the boat was like a heap of wet cardboard. I rebuilt the yawl with 1/4" marine plywood, West System epoxy and fiberglassed the hull. The boat has a double plywood bottom that leaks. Can someone recommend a cure for water leaks. Thanks.

08-13-2001, 10:11 AM
Say more Jim,lots more.Post pictures if possible and describe where the leaks appear to be originating.

08-13-2001, 10:12 AM
Where she be leakin' Jim?

Ian McColgin
08-13-2001, 10:22 AM
OK, you say she leaks at the bottom, the part you didn't replace, but glassed all over.

Maybe you didn't get the centerboard trunk well sealed. Or perhaps you lapped the chines poorly. I mean, how many other places could go far wrong??