1963 Greavette, Executive Model, "Shelley Ann"

by Jeff
(Bolton Landing, NY, USA)


The paint on the transom peels off by hand, between the paint and the wood is a layer of thin white crust, is this the early stages of rot?

Any input would be greatly appreciated, thank you.

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Thanks.
by: Jeff

Hi Mike,
Thanks for your comment/info. After scraping and sanding that looks to be the case, just old failed paint.

Happy boating.

"Shelley Ann"
by: Mike

Looks more like old undercoat paint.

If it was rot the wood would be soft and crumbly.

I suggest that you clean it all off and repaint, starting with a good quality undercoat.

You’ll probably have to use a scraper as the soft stuff will clog up sand paper, just be careful not to damage the top layer of the plywood.



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