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Even the most durable boat will require maintenance at some point and even minor scratches, cracks, or small holes should be properly dealt with. Whether you’re wanting to repair your boat yourself or enlist the help of our GRP repair teams, there are a few ways we can help.

Preparing the area

No matter what damages your boat may have, our team will first prepare the area of the boat’s damages. This process includes clearing the area of any residues or chemicals by using acetone and removing loose material.


Dealing with shallow scratches and gel coats

The external gel-coat of a boat is the shiny resin that gives a boat it’s polish. Unfortunately, this is also where light scratches commonly occur. Our team can easily fix this issue by using a light sander and applying a new gel coat. Additionally, we might use chopped fibreglass for any deeper gouges or scratches


Repairing holes and large gouges

Holes can be trickier and often require curing and the total curing time may depend upon the temperature and humidity. Once cured, our team will sand it to level and finish off with a buffer. It’s recommended that any boat that underwent a cure below the waterline waits at least seven days before being immersed in the water again.


Strengthening cloth and fillers

Our team has worked with various boat cloths including:

  • Pressed chopped strand mats
  • Woven roving
  • Engineered cloth

Resin and epoxy

Our GRP repair team is well-versed in both Resin and epoxy. While polyester resin is more common--mostly because it's cheaper--epoxy is a better material when it comes to repairs that need to bond to other materials. Our team can help you determine whether you need Resin or epoxy and are skilled in handling both.


Contact Us for All Your Repair Needs

Whether your boat has a few cracks or some deep gouges or holes, our GRP repair team can help ensure your boat is like new as well as giving it future protection from the weather and the ability to resist scratches.