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    I decided to eliminate the daggerboards. Just too...

    I decided to eliminate the daggerboards. Just too awkward with an inflatable catamaran. Or maybe I did not have a good solution for it.

    Instead I made some mini-keels and the appropriate base...
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    More progress. We had a bout of frost and snow...

    More progress. We had a bout of frost and snow last week here in Ft. Collins but this weekend it was nice, sunny and 80+ degrees again. So I hope I will still have a chance to try the boat this year...
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    Not sure yet. I will watch if there is surface...

    Not sure yet. I will watch if there is surface abrasion. If so I may glue a wear strip onto the inflatable hull or add some cushioning in between.
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    Oh well I changed my mind again...after seeing...

    Oh well I changed my mind again...after seeing the nice contiguous coat of the epoxy (I used a thin and a thick layer of the System Three Clear Coat) I decided to forego the glass fiber layup. Given...
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    Thanks for the detailed instructions, very...

    Thanks for the detailed instructions, very helpful! I still have a few Bondo spreaders but with this super low viscosity resin I guess a brush is the easier way to go.

    I dug out my old project...
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    Great, that sounds workable. I am a little...

    Great, that sounds workable. I am a little concerned fitting the glass cloth to the tightly curved 3-dimensional surface of the rudders and daggerboards but if it fails I can still peel it off before...
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    Thanks for the tip! I have never used their...

    Thanks for the tip! I have never used their products. Indeed a bit more expensive but I don't need that much, anyway.
    I ordered some of their low viscosity resin through Amazon.

    Good idea to...
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    Water Resistant Finish

    I am building a poor man's sail boat from an inflatable catamaran/raft. For the rudder blades and daggerboards I am using 3/4" "Appleply" , i.e. high quality voidless Baltic Birch with maple veneer...
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