bkitchens Posted November 17, 2021 Report Share Posted November 17, 2021 I am considering purchase of a 700 series boat that was moored/docked for 2-3 seasons and had Petit Vivid ablative antifouling applied. The boat has been out of the water on the trailer for the last 3 years. The hull and keel seem fair with no signs of cracks in the hull or at the keel joint. I’m interested in a boat for both day sailing and racing on the Chesapeake Bay…maybe some travel to races on the easy coast. I would ideally like to have the paint stripped and refinish/polish suitable for dry sailing from the hoist. Questions…Is this as big a deal as I think or should I just fair with sandpaper? (My background is dinghy sailing…so the bottom is always clean). Recommendations for how to strip the antifouling? Estimates for cost to strip and refinish? (I’m having a tough time getting quotes from any of the yards/marinas). Any recommendation for a yard in the mid-Atlantic area? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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