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"Fibreglass Boats: Construction, Gelcoat, Stressing, Blistering, Repair, Maintenance" by Hugo Du Plessis

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Paperback: 304 pages Author: Hugo Du Plessis Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical; 5th Revised edition edition (15 July 2010) 'One of the most respected works on the subject...thorough and its scope is vast' --Yachting Monthly 'A long-established classic' --Kelvin Hughes
Now completely updated for the 5th edition, this masterly work continues to be an invaluable source of reference for anyone wanting practical advice on working with GRP in order to make repairs and improvements correctly and thus extend the life of their boat.

"Fibreglass Boats" will be particularly useful to boat owners, surveyors and boat builders and maintainers keen to understand how Fiberglass behaves. It will also be of interest to those wanting to gain practical guidance on working with GRP. In a deliberately non-technical manner, the peculiar nature of Fibreglass, its durability, its weaknesses, where it is likely to fail, the effects of use and weathering plus the latest research into the causes of blistering and osmosis are explained.
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