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Boat Maintenance Tips

Blog articles on looking after and improving your dinghy, keelboat, or SUP, including articles showing how to repair or fix issues.

The Laser/ILCA Daggerboard Board - Major repairs

By Rooster Sailing 30th September 2020

As we close in on the start of the new spring/summer sailing season, one question that comes up is how to carry out DIY repairs on foils such as the Laser dagger board.  So from the 'Rooster archives' is a short video on how to repair major trailing edge damage  - Check out the below video.  The paint used is a quick drying (and a very similar colour match to the existing satin white finish) is the Plastikote Multi-surface Spray Paint product available from all good hardware stores.... For really strong repairs (in lieu of conventional laminating resin) the WEST G/flex product is recommended....

Laser® Bailer Spring - and it will work for ever!

Sometimes we develop good ideas ourselves; sometimes they fall in our lap. I am not taking any credit for this...

By Steve Cockerill 30th September 2020