Boat Maintenance TipsBlog 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
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....
Simple Foil Repair using the WEST SYSTEM® Epoxy System
A simple guide to fixing typical damage on leading and trailing edges on dinghy foils. - Write up by Abi...
Rooster How to - Laser Gunwale Repair With West 610
Probably the most common repair we will ever need to do to an old Laser is the gunwale repair. ...