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Here’s how to go about repairing and replacing a leaking drain hole. The boat must be in dry dock or sitting on its trailer. And preferably have been out of the water for a long period . . .
On first sight, I was quick to grasp the full scope of this new project. It would not be a short and quick period of work involved. I was fully aware it was going to be a few seasons long.
. . . And don’t forget – boats are really just “floating logs” to get you somewhere, in a certain fashion, and with a song in your heart!
Having restored three wooden boats inside and out, I’ve amassed some very useful and practical experience in boat restoration. So here I will share some of the important things that I have learned.
I got involved with Cliffe Craft boats in 1994 when searching around to find a decent, restorable, wooden hull regardless of the company or the builder.