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Yacht Maintenance & Repair - Part 2: Hull & Deck

Getting your boat shipshape for the new boating season

A smooth and shiny finish for the hull

Foto: Polishing the hull

Polishing the hull

Foto: waterline of a yacht before polishing

Dirty waterline

Foto: Painting the waterline

Painting the waterline

Foto: Minor damage to the hull

Minor damage to the hull

Foto: Preparatory work for filling

Preparatory work for filling

There's a lot to do on deck

Foto: Fine cracks at the railing base

Fine cracks at the railing base...

Foto: Fine cracks at the railing base...

...require immediate attention...

Foto: Fine cracks at the railing base... order to stop water coming in!

Foto: old teak deck

A teak deck needs good care

Foto: teak deck

Treated teak deck: looks really impressive

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At the world's leading trade fair boot, the Engines, Equipment & Accessories section features not only the many engines but also the complete equipment for a boat. Whether electrics/electrical systems, navigation instruments, satellites, fresh and waste water systems or interior fittings. No wish remains unfulfilled here. You will also find safety equipment for the whole crew in this section.
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Foto: An old hatch on deck

An old hatch on deck

Foto: new hatch

A hatch cleaned and well maintained...

Foto: boat hatches

... looks like new!

Ausrüstung - Foto: © Messe Düsseldorf / C. Tillmann

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