Pocock Racing Shells

Instructions for Refinishing a Wood Boat

1. Strip to bare wood and sand (220 grit) until smooth and fair.

2. Apply 1 coat thinned spar varnish (1 part turpentine or paint thinner to 3 parts varnish).

3. Let dry and sand.

4. Drape #104 glass over hull and brush with dry brush to smooth fabric.

5. Paint thinned varnish over fabric.

6. Apply 2 coats of unthinned varnish.

7. Sand.

8. Apply one more coat of unthinned varnish.

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