Bottom Protection

by TerryW

Does anyone have any suggestions for a good tough bottom coat for a wooden hull that gets moved on and off the trailer several times a month.

I am loosing wood from the keel and need to get a tough bottom on there somehow.

My boat "Menehune"


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Aug 26, 2014
Bottom Protection
by: Gene

I like the metal strip idea.

If you cannot use that the only other thought I have is two-part epoxy paint.

Aug 26, 2014
rubbibg strip
by: Mike

How about putting a metal strip on the keel?

This is quite usual on dinghies that are likely to be hauled up over a

And it can looks neat as in this photo of this ‘Squadron’
Clinker Dinghy built in New Zealand.

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