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 Post subject: Delaminating deck
PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:47 pm 
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The deck material on my 1999 Klondike has started to delaminate. The teal green is cracking and flaking off showing a layer of white. I was wondering if anybody has had this happen and if so, what steps were taken to correct it. Many thanks for reading.


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 Post subject: Re: Delaminating deck
PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:06 pm 
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I have had two Klondikes and one Khatsalano from the same vintage, late 1990s, exhibit the same symptoms of delamination on their decks. I also have noticed that hairline cracks show up a couple of months before the deck material starts delaminating. Every season, I discover new cracks of delaminating deck material that needs patching.

I successfully have covered these small areas of delamination with Aquaseal and Cotol. In one larger area, I had to apply a patch of deck material from the Feathercraft repair kit. These patches are not aesthetically pleasing, but at least they keep the deck waterproof, and the boat is seaworthy.


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 Post subject: Re: Delaminating deck
PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:31 pm 
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I've been wondering if there is some type of flexible paint/coating with the properties of aqua seal that would cover the entire deck. That would look aesthetically pleasing............ I have also used aqua seal but it looks terrible and new cracks are constantly forming.


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