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Fibreglass and epoxy maintenance and repairs

by Bluewater Cruising Association 10 Feb 19:56 UTC 9 March 2019
Fibreglass and epoxy maintenance and repairs © Bluewater Cruising Association

Learn from a fibreglass and epoxy expert. This presentation by Matt Schinbein of Blackline Marine will include:

  • Definition of a composite
  • Resin and fabric types
  • Damage assessment and proper repair techniques
  • Proper maintenance of a boat's finish: Anti-fouling schedules; and protecting underwater metal
Matt Schinbein has 16 years experience in composite repairs and 10 years as an instructor for Quadrant Marine (composite and refinishing technologies).

This highly popular course was first offered in October 2017; it had a lengthy waitlist, so register today to avoid that happening to you!

  • Blackline Marine, 22 - 2300 Canoe Cove Rd, Sidney BC
  • 09 Mar 2019 1000h - 1500h
  • Members $30 / Non-Members $50
For more information and to register Click Here

This article has been provided by the courtesy of Bluewater Cruising Association.

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