The skeg box in my NDK Explorer sea kayak is made from plastic and glued in the boat. There’s no fiberglass protecting the outside edge. Instead, NDK/SKUK just covered the exposed plastic edge with a layer of gelcoat. Although gelcoat takes abrasion well, it fails in impact and really needs fiberglass under it for any [...]
Category Archives: Building Supplies
Reviewing the good and bad for building boats.
By Bryan Hansel | Published: August 11, 2011
By Charles Campbell | Published: November 3, 2008
When Charles E. Campbell built his he found out that many of the small metal parts he needed for the rig weren’t available, so he had to make his own. In the process he tried System Three’s Metlweld.