fiberglass

  1. c14_Jim

    Omega 14 rail repair

    A couple of years ago, while sailing happily along in a strong breeze I noticed the rail I was sitting on was flexing. I weigh about 185 dressed. I didn't think it spoke very well for the strength of the boat, but didn't think more about it. This year the rail cracked open and it was obvious...
  2. Kal-El

    Repair badly damaged bow; PLEASE HELP

    My wife and I purchased a 1973 Sunfish last summer. It was in great shape and we cartopped it for the long ride home. We got it home with no issues and, after a few minor repairs and a new sail, we headed off to the lake. We are newbie sailors and spent the day practicing. After finishing...
  3. P

    What type of respirator to get for fiberglass patching?

    Hello all-- I recently purchased an older Sunfish that requires some fiberglass patching (I'm also planning on installing a couple of inspection ports). This will be my first time doing fiberglass repair, and I'm well aware that I need to wear a respirator mask. Just not sure yet what kind...
  4. Drew Kobasa

    Sunfish Hull Repair Help

    Hi guys, I just bought my first sunfish last weekend. It's a 1988. I got a great deal on it with a racing sail, but it has some damage. The guy I bought it from said during the winter wind flipped the sailboat and the impact caused the crack. I've looked through the forums, but I haven't found...
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