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    Greg Guest

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    I am in the process of building a 13ft. rowing skiff with a 3.5ft beam. I am using the Stitch-n-Glue construction technique and have just finished adding the fillets to the inside of the boat. I am planning on applying fiberglass cloth (6oz) to the inside and outside. I am concerned because the boat seems very flimsy. My question is, How much will the application of fiberglass strengthen the boat?

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    Apr 2000
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    Not to worry. The fiberglass will stiffen the boat somewhat, but it will probably still flex a little. By the time you get seats, gunwales, deck etc. on it will be fine.


 

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