Fat Frank or Trituradora de Canoa

My old Watertribe name was Fat Frank, but based on my boats maybe it should be changed to Trituradora de Canoa.

Anyway, I was very optimistic about the Current Designs Kestrel 140 repairs after coming back from all the rocks in UP Michigan.  I thought I would not need any repairs until this winter, but the oysters in Core Sound were more than my light hull could take.

Mostly I just have scratches in the paint and epoxy.

These scratches look bad but it is the paint that was removed.

Here some of the epoxy was worn down to the old gel coat.

The scupper hole has these weird cracks around the epoxy here. I just smoothed out what the previous owner did and filled it with paint.  It never leaks here so I think this will be fine for a few years.

This crack will need repair.  It is just forward of an area where I stiffened the hull by adding more layers of glass.  I think I need to extend the glass stiffening layers forward given the abuse this boat is subjected to at times.  At this rate it will be as heavy as a Kruger Canoe in the coming years.

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