USCG requiring steel hull replacement- how about repair?

Discussion in 'Boatbuilding' started by Sean M, Nov 23, 2020.

  1. TowerTopper
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    TowerTopper Junior Member

    On the boats that I work on, ABS does an ultra sound of the effected areas, and makes a determination on what needed s repaired. I would try to have it replaced if possible at the same time that you need to do the hull inspection for your COI if you can, just to save on the dry docking fees... if you can push it, get a waiver till dry docking.

    Have all new zincs installed when you have it out if needed , and always replace the shot ones every time you have the boat up on forward.

    I’m not really sure how T boats COI work, all the boats I work on are under Sub Chapter M... some get checked at 5 years, and some annually depending on age.
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