Hull Repair

1978 Sonar Restoration by Shumway Marine

1978 Sonar Restoration by Shumway Marine

Late last fall we sold a 1978 Sonar to Skip Shumway of Shumway Marine. The boat was in pretty tough shape. The blue gel coat had faded to a chalky hue. The black anodized mast had rubbed through to the bare aluminum. The rudder and keel were both a mess in […]

The Rebirth of the Banshee – Part One

The Rebirth of the Banshee – Part One

 The Hull In the back of our boat yard there is a yellow hull that seemed doomed. Doomed because once a dinghy hull becomes separated from its rig, sails, lines, and blades its future is very dim. Even the ubiquitous Sunfish is disheartening to save if a hull is all you have. […]

November 15, 2016 Hull Repair, Uncategorized
Sunfish Hull Repair – Shoreline Method

Sunfish Hull Repair – Shoreline Method

One of our customers wanted us to repair damage that was done to his Sunfish hull during a storm on Lake Ontario. Looking at videos we found that many people cut out the damage on a keel area and replace it with newly laid fiberglass. If the keel was completely […]

March 30, 2014 Hull Repair