problems with teak decks

teak decks... pros and cons SailNet Community
As Cam points out we have harvested all the old growth timber including teak and mahogany which today is probably an 8" tree cut in Malaysia . A 20 year old boat with teak decks - no way. I own Bristols because I love and pay for the exterior varnish but teak decks are over the top for me.【Get Price】

Boat Decks: Teak vs Synthetic Teak - Sail Magazine
Today’s synthetic teak decks are made of textured PVC plastic so there’s no way for things like red wine or fish guts to soak in and cause problems. The same goes for Marinedeck 2000 from the Dutch manufacturer Stazo Marine Equipment which is made from cork and is equally impervious to water.【Get Price】

Modern teak decks – the truth hurts
Modern teak decks – the truth hurts Shipwright Robin Benjamin explains that modern decks can have a few problems Elegant teak decks have adorned high class yachts for hundreds of years – but they are very thick Even more modest pine decks have stood the test of time because they are made of quite thick planking【Get Price】

Teak or no teak... SailNet Community
High-end boats have teak decks because high-end boat owners can both afford the maintenance on the decks and can afford to replace them every 5-20 years. Given high quality materials and a good appli ion to begin with leaking should not be a problem.【Get Price】

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Teak Decks - Tayana 37 - Ramble On
The Decks. In the Spring of 20 4 we started on the removal of the leaking teak decks over the V-berth and side decks. We popped out all the teak plugs removed all the screws and pried up each plank. The layer of black adhesive was scraped off and the fiberglass underneath sanded smooth.【Get Price】

Teak Deck Care and Feeding - boats.com
A generous appli ion of teak oil will then help to maintain the appearance afterwards. Surveying Teak Decks Signs of a deck that’s in need of attention include loose caulking movement of wooden plugs over screw heads and splits or cracks in the timber. The more extensive these problems the closer the decks are to the end of their useful ...【Get Price】

The truth about teak decks - Practical Boat Owner
However all these problems would amount to little if folk took care of their teak decks. The most important advice is to wash the deck every week but few people can spare the time. It’s quite simple however: if you don’t wash your deck regularly it will soon go grey and dirty.【Get Price】

Typical Grand Banks Repairs Oxford Yacht
Teak decks are nice when they look good and function like they are intended but like all other parts of your boat they require maintenance and once they have gone too far will need to be serviced. See Teak Deck Repairs or Removal in our Service Log.【Get Price】