Dock Damage Re-Glassed Like New

Fiberglass work

It’s the sound that every boater hates to hear: fiberglass crunching against rocks, docks — or someone else’s fiberglass.

But boating mishaps happen, so bring them to us at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard. Our fiberglass laminating expert Carl Conner will make those cruising crunches as good as new.

He did just that on Apophero last week. Unfortunately, for a nice “before” and “after” visual for this blog, I wasn’t at the yard to get a picture of the 32-foot Bayliner before Carl started working his magic on the boat. Boatyard Manager Mark Lindeman told me about her later, directing me to get “progress pictures” of Carl’s fiberglass work under way on Apophero’s port side.

Fiberglass work

Carl Conner, fiberglass laminator at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard, repairs dock damage on a 32-foot Bayliner. He re-fiberglassed and re-gel coated the hull to like-new condition.

“She had dock damage with several holes through the boat,” Lindeman said. “It required removing the damaged area of fiberglass, grinding, glassing and re-gel coating to factory standards.”

So, remember: What happens cruising shouldn’t always stay on the cruise. When boating adventures go off course to that dreaded crunch of a misadventure, come see us at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard. We’ll get things smoothed over and back like new.

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