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Propane mysteries revealed

Isn’t it great how every system failure on a boat provides a new learning experience? This turned out to be the case recently when our propane system went weird on us. We started noticing propane issues on the boat as we began to do more serious cooking onboard, more or less coinciding with our departure […]

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DIY: Can you really fiberglass over teak?

Back in October 2013, I tried an experiment with fiberglassing over the aged teak hand rails on Solace. I talked to several old salts that were doubtful fiberglass would adhere well to teak. I also found very little information online about fiberglassing over teak. What little information I did find was conflicting. I decided to […]

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