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Old 14 January 2009, 12:16   #11
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Ardfern
Boat name: Moon Raker
Make: Humber Destroyer
Length: 5m +
Engine: Honda BF 90 D
MMSI: 235035994
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I'm pretty sure it will be ok to keep the boat in the water for a while. Epoxy is waterproof. The issue is the material that acts as a filler. If it's something like chalk there's a possibility that may soak up water - but I'm sure that would take a long time. International used to make a 'lightweight epoxy filler' which contained microscopic glass beads to bulk it up. That was completely waterproof - and astronomically expensive, as I found out to my cost.

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Old 14 January 2009, 14:03   #12
Country: UK - England
Town: Southport
Boat name: Qudos
Make: 5.4 Searider
Length: 5m +
Engine: Yam 115 V4
MMSI: 235068784
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I think I'm gonna wack abit of flowcoat over the top of the repairs for piece of mind. Thanks folks

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