removing a sail boat teak deck

Cost of replacing teak decks | SailNet Community

$80 - $100 per hour to remove the teak, repair the core (assuming it can be repaired), replace the deck. At least 100 man hours or more. $20-30 per board ft for new teak to replace..as they say "priceless" because unless you really know what you are doing or have patterns for the boat, 15-20% waste in cutting, fitting and such.

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Replacing Teak Decks, the DIY-er's Way - Practical Sailor

Removing the deck hardware; virtually everything was bolted through the deck. Removing the old teak and preparing the deck for bonding new teak. Cutting, bonding, and caulking the new teak. Re-installing the deck hardware. Removing the deck hardware took eight days with two people working 12 hour days.

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How to SevenTrust Teak on a Boat - Better Sailing

A concentrated powdered cleaner with vigorous scrubbing using a soft brush will clean the teak, which is just dirty. Scrub it as lightly as you can and also keep in mind that you have to scrub across the grain. Every time the teak is scrubbed, softer wood is removed, which eventually causes a rough surface that elevates the grain.

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How to SevenTrust Teak Wood on Boats - Practical Sailor

Every time you scrub the teak, you are removing softer wood, which eventually results in an uneven surface that raises the grain. Regularly using a firm brush to scrub with the grain will lead to problems down the road.

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SAILBOAT REFIT Pt 2: REMOVING THE TEAK DECK | followtheboat

WOULD YOU REMOVE A TEAK DECK? This is the second in our series of articles about SY Esper’s complete refit in Thailand for Sailing Today magazine. After 25 years, even 15mm teak starts to show signs of wear. They didn’t skimp on teak back in those days, and every horizontal surface of the boat was covered in it. Beautiful.

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The truth about teak decks - Practical Boat Owner

Anything is possible but it always costs. Replacing a teak deck is a massive job. To replace the decks on a 9m (30ft) boat is six weeks’ work – three months for a 15m (50-footer). We are talking about many thousands of pounds and your boat out of action for a while. There are other considerations before you decide on a teak deck.

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Ask SAIL: Teak Deck Removal - Sail Magazine

Nautor/Swan is a cradle-to-grave boat company, meaning they not only build sailboats, but maintain and refit them. The removal of a 40-year-old teak deck cannot be something they rarely see, so an email to [email protected] might get you reliable information on both exactly what the goo is and how best to remove it.

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Sail Life - Removing the old teak deck & issues with the deck

In this video, I remove the old teak deck aboard my 38 ft sailboat (Athena). Turns out there are a few issues with the deck that I'll need to fix.*** Links *

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Teak Deck Maintenance - how to clean teak on a boat

Teak Deck Treatments. It is natural for teak to turn a silvery grey colour and for many, this is the traditional way to leave teak decks. However some people prefer to keep the teak looking like new and a freshly sanded colour. There are a number of options for teak deck maintenance:-Traditional Teak Oils :- We don’t like using oil on a deck.

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#13 Easy teak deck removal part 2 - YouTube

This is the second part showing the process I am following for removing the teak deck from my HR 352. This part deals with removing the caulking, planing off

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How to Remove Stains from a Boat Deck | BoatLIFE Teak Boat

Removing the Dirt and Debris First. With boats, one of the most important first steps in cleaning is to get rid of dirt and debris. This will help ensure that you’re not simply washing this dirt into the boat deck. You can use what’s known as a “deck brush” to help with this step. But the key here is understanding that you don’t

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How best to remove the teak floor from your boat?

Time taken and costs of removing old teak deck. The time and cost involved in removing old decking is dependent on the size of the area to be removed and made good. If you are thinking about a full- or part-removal of old teak on your boat and would like to know more, please contact us and we will be happy to talk through your options with you.

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Teak alternatives: 4 options for decking that doesn’t cost

As a result many of the new yachts seen at boat shows actually have simulated teak decks made of PVC. Flexiteek decking on the SW105 Kiboko III. Despite their slightly textured surface, which

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Synthetic Teak Marine Decking - SYNBOATEK Boat Deck

Teak PVC Soft Boat Deck is very popular to be used in custom Yacht New Synthetic Teak Boat Deck Keeps Feet Cooler The beauty of real teak wood on boat decks is undeniable, but look-alike decking made of boat decking material synthetic substances has become a popular trend for many reasons.

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All About Varnishing Your Boat - Sail Magazine

The fact that boat manufacturers are now turning to plastic teak to deliver the appearance of wood without the maintenance says a lot. In general, the alternatives to oil and resin—be it teak oil, sealer or varnish—are synthetic coatings that are easy to apply and dry to a low- or no-gloss finish.

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teak deck - removal

Once the deck has been bared to its base surface, it's time to access any repairs or modifications that need to be done before the new teak goes down. In the case of this deck, which is a Divinycell core, there was no structural damage or excessive moisture content, so the only modification needed was to remove the gel coat.

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Teak deck removal - BoatBanter.com

Just give us the gory details (and what you replaced the teak with). I'm considering removing the teak deck from my cabintop/flybridge because I seem to have leaks in the deck, and rainwater drips out of the windowframes onto the galley counter. If I do remove the teak, I'd need to replace it with something waterproof and non-skid.

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Cockpit Teak Removal | Sailboat Owners Forums

The teak planks in the cockpit of my Beneteau First 38 are way beyond salvaging, and I am planning to replace them with "plasteak". I tried prying out a couple of planks on the sides of the stern lazarettes, and the stuff is VERY hard to peel off. I used a screwdriver, then a chisel, and even

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How to care for teak decks - boats.com

Not only do teak decks look gorgeous on a boat, but they are also practical. However, although it’s a potentially very durable material for marine use, if teak decks are not treated carefully they can quickly deteriorate, leaving the owner with a significant five-figure bill for repair or replacement.

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Boat Renovation: Cleaning Teak | The Boat Galley

Boat Renovation: Choosing Teak Cleaner and Finish; Our boat has a fair amount of interior teak — one large wall plus lots of trim — and it was horribly dark with years of teak oil. In some places, it was black with mold. And then there were the light spots where previous owners had pictures and hadn’t oiled underneath.

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Old Teak Decks | YBW Forum

If not, better to remove the teak and put on a new deck on (or refurbish in some other way). I took off a 25 years old teak deck originally 12mm thick a few years ago, mostly because it was laid down without proper bedding (just some silicone string in various spots). Some major work had to be done to the deck core.

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Home | Flexiteek

Twenty years on, many of our original decks are still going strong and looking great. Over 200 of the world’s leading boat builders fit Flexiteek 2G. Thanks to our global dealer network, we can easily fit it to your current boat, be it a tender or a superyacht.

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Teak Decking and Trim for Boats - Florida Teak - Premier Teak

Teak decking and trim are a staple of high-end boat-building. For hundreds of years teak has been the preferred finishing-wood of builders around the world due to its beauty and ability to withstand the harsh conditions of the sea. In fact, teak is so durable it was the preferred wood for aircraft carrier flight-decks in WWII.

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Teak deck removal - BoatBanter.com

Just give us the gory details (and what you replaced the teak with). I'm considering removing the teak deck from my cabintop/flybridge because I seem to have leaks in the deck, and rainwater drips out of the windowframes onto the galley counter. If I do remove the teak, I'd need to replace it with something waterproof and non-skid.

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Teak deck removal - BoatBanter.com

I am working with teak decks, but this is not by any means to promote my business, just give some ideas to solve your problem. Teak decks typically leak from two reasons, 1. teak plugs/ screw holes or 2. caulk between teak failed. If you hose your deck and look when it is drying you can see problem spots

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Cockpit Teak Removal | Sailboat Owners Forums

The teak planks in the cockpit of my Beneteau First 38 are way beyond salvaging, and I am planning to replace them with "plasteak". I tried prying out a couple of planks on the sides of the stern lazarettes, and the stuff is VERY hard to peel off. I used a screwdriver, then a chisel, and even

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Boat Renovation: Cleaning Teak | The Boat Galley

Boat Renovation: Choosing Teak Cleaner and Finish; Our boat has a fair amount of interior teak — one large wall plus lots of trim — and it was horribly dark with years of teak oil. In some places, it was black with mold. And then there were the light spots where previous owners had pictures and hadn’t oiled underneath.

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Old Teak Decks | YBW Forum

If not, better to remove the teak and put on a new deck on (or refurbish in some other way). I took off a 25 years old teak deck originally 12mm thick a few years ago, mostly because it was laid down without proper bedding (just some silicone string in various spots). Some major work had to be done to the deck core.

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Teak Decking - Teak decking systems- Custom Teak Yacht Decks

Remove the tape before the caulking has cured and you have a new teak deck installed on your boat. More detailed instructions will be provided with the teak decking kit , this is a basic over view to show how easy it is to install a small teak deck like a sailboat cockpit or swim platform.

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World's Premier Teak Decking by Teakdecking Systems

Material, design complexity, and installation affect teak decking cost, and boat owners have multiple installation options for a new or replacement deck. Budget, skill level, and desired aestheti… Read more

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Removing Oil marks from teak decks | YBW Forum

Don't know if it will totally remove the oil stains but I would try Wessex chemicals 2-part teak cleaner. It transformed the teak bathing platform of my boat that had been neglected for years. Truly amazing how much filth it removed. Leaves it that rich amber colour. Follow up after a couple of days with a coat of teak oil. Eddie

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Cockpit Teak Removal | Sailboat Owners Forums

The teak planks in the cockpit of my Beneteau First 38 are way beyond salvaging, and I am planning to replace them with "plasteak". I tried prying out a couple of planks on the sides of the stern lazarettes, and the stuff is VERY hard to peel off. I used a screwdriver, then a chisel, and even

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Teak deck removal - BoatBanter.com

I am working with teak decks, but this is not by any means to promote my business, just give some ideas to solve your problem. Teak decks typically leak from two reasons, 1. teak plugs/ screw holes or 2. caulk between teak failed. If you hose your deck and look when it is drying you can see problem spots

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removing teak decks - Google Groups

Having owned a full boat cover on a smaller boat (with teak decks) in the past, I don’t want to do it again because they take some time and effort to put on and take off, which interferes with my love for spontaneity and being able to just walk down to the boat and take off sailing.

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What is best to do with a worn teak deck? - DIY Wood Boat

I have a 40 foot power boat with teak decks. The fore deck is in really bad shape, but the side decks and cockpit are fine. My first thought is to remove the teak by splitting the boards with a chisel and then cutting the screws off with an angle grinder. Clean it all up and fibreglass with a good non skid finish.

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Old Teak Decks | YBW Forum

If not, better to remove the teak and put on a new deck on (or refurbish in some other way). I took off a 25 years old teak deck originally 12mm thick a few years ago, mostly because it was laid down without proper bedding (just some silicone string in various spots). Some major work had to be done to the deck core.

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Teak Decking - Teak decking systems- Custom Teak Yacht Decks

Remove the tape before the caulking has cured and you have a new teak deck installed on your boat. More detailed instructions will be provided with the teak decking kit , this is a basic over view to show how easy it is to install a small teak deck like a sailboat cockpit or swim platform.

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Removing Oil marks from teak decks | YBW Forum

Don't know if it will totally remove the oil stains but I would try Wessex chemicals 2-part teak cleaner. It transformed the teak bathing platform of my boat that had been neglected for years. Truly amazing how much filth it removed. Leaves it that rich amber colour. Follow up after a couple of days with a coat of teak oil. Eddie

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Refinishing Teak Handrails - Ragged Sails – Sailboat

The handrails on my boat have taken a beating over the years from the sun. What was once a rich shiny brown is now a dull faded gray. I had been thinking about sanding the teak handrails down for some time but the thought of the work involved made me delay it far too long.

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