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    Crack in hull around center board

    Thanks, I will remind the kids as they will be sailing her the most
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    Crack in hull around center board

    She does leak. I'm fairly certain it was from years of standing on the CB to right the boat. I ended up Reinforcing inside and out around the trunk. Next I need to paint the hull. Any suggestions on the best paint to use?
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    Crack in hull around center board

    Is my thread visible to others, or did I just pick a boring topic?
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    Crack in hull around center board

    Just added a photo from inside the laser on the port side looking at the centerboard trunk front. I cut about 2" of the stringer. I'm going to put down glass mat on the bottom and glass the sides of the trunk for support.
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    Crack in hull around center board

    hi, I have a "new" 30 yr old laser. Last in the water in 1989. Seems to be in good shape overall to my inexperienced eye. Has 1 1/2 in crack in hull near front of center board. Shows signs of small amount of fiber glass work done. My theory is that torque from the center board caused the...
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