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Fibreglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) boat repair in the tropics. A practical guide


This practical guide to fibreglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) boat repair in the tropics aims to help fishers to carry out simple repairs of FRP boats. Timely maintenance and repair will make an FRP boat last longer and will support the safety of fishers at sea. Every FRP boat gets some damage sooner or later. Most damages are small and can be repaired easily.

This guide gives advice on how to recognize specific damages, what materials and tools are needed to repair FRP boats, what repair techniques to use, the steps to follow and how to prevent boat damage.

The guide is available in 5 languages: English, Spanish, French, Tamil, Sinhala