Boneclavers dilema... - Fly Fishing Forum
Propwash A boat is a hole in the water into which you pour... good times!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-13-2006, 03:04 PM
Smcdermott's Avatar
Smcdermott Smcdermott is offline
Jonesin...
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Rhode Island
Posts: 1,220
Boneclavers dilema...

At the boneclave I will most likely be spending about 4 days camping with my boat anchored up. I am a trailer boater so the boat has never sat in the water overnight and always gets cleaned after each trip. Saying I am anal about its appearance is a gross understatement. It still burns me when I see one tea stain that is barely visible and under the boat. What can I do besides giving it a fresh waxing to prevent any staining or growth on the boat? I think I remember reading somewhere that there is an anti-fouling wax but not sure that is what I am looking for considering the amount of time I will be in the water. I am thinking scum lines will be more of an issue. Maybe an enviornmentally friendly soap and a brush and give it a quick saltwater scrubbbing.

Thanks,

Sean
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #2  
Old 07-13-2006, 05:17 PM
juro's Avatar
juro juro is offline
Coast2coast Flyfishaholic
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Steelhead country|striper coast|bonefish belt
Posts: 20,593
well if you bring enough patron or julio I think we will lift the boat for you each night
__________________
IFFF Certified THCI @ 2005
Capeflyfisher Guide Service
Island Hopper, Guitarist, Incurable Dreamer
and Founder, Worldwide Flyfishing Forum
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 07-13-2006, 10:17 PM
Smcdermott's Avatar
Smcdermott Smcdermott is offline
Jonesin...
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Rhode Island
Posts: 1,220
Juro,

Do you know Don Julio? We became very familiar with him in Cozumel at $30US a bottle. The blanco was supreme.

Sean
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 07-13-2006, 10:33 PM
Jim Miller's Avatar
Jim Miller Jim Miller is offline
fish'n Hobo
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Adirondacks, L Ontario tribs, Salt waters
Posts: 682
Sean
4 days should not give you too much problems. Also there is a product (by 3M I think) that takes growth off easily & quickly. FWIW I don't have bottom paint either and the 3m product get's the hull looking like new. (I'll try to find the exact name for you)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5  
Old 07-13-2006, 10:37 PM
juro's Avatar
juro juro is offline
Coast2coast Flyfishaholic
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Steelhead country|striper coast|bonefish belt
Posts: 20,593
I'll bet it tasted even better in those surroundings!

On topic, I wonder if there's a good polymer wax for boat hulls out there. It's been a long time but I used to apply polymers to cars for cash on the side. The rust resistance and finish protection was pretty amazing. In fact the dealership guys had me do their own private cars after the customer testimonials.

After a quick google search it would seem that there are some with names like Liquid Glass and Kiss-Cote. I have no direct experience with them since I sold my boat and won't own another until the kids are past college age.
__________________
IFFF Certified THCI @ 2005
Capeflyfisher Guide Service
Island Hopper, Guitarist, Incurable Dreamer
and Founder, Worldwide Flyfishing Forum
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6  
Old 07-14-2006, 01:03 PM
Smcdermott's Avatar
Smcdermott Smcdermott is offline
Jonesin...
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Rhode Island
Posts: 1,220
Based on responses here and elsewhere it sounds like I am worried about nothing. I have been pretty happy with the Collinite Insulator wax and there pre wax hull cleaner is some sweet stuff. For the decks I think Woody Wax is top notch including their metal sealer for the brightwork. I guess that long weekend will be the real test.

Sean
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #7  
Old 07-14-2006, 01:29 PM
juro's Avatar
juro juro is offline
Coast2coast Flyfishaholic
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Steelhead country|striper coast|bonefish belt
Posts: 20,593
Well Sean let it be known that I am first in line to purchase your boat when you are ready to upgrade, the way you care for it.

My kids will be done with school in a few years so keep up the regimen
__________________
IFFF Certified THCI @ 2005
Capeflyfisher Guide Service
Island Hopper, Guitarist, Incurable Dreamer
and Founder, Worldwide Flyfishing Forum
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Fly Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Moral Dilema (Moved) Adrian Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 0 11-28-2003 12:27 PM
so what's the word from the Boneclavers? jeffg Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 28 08-27-2001 08:17 PM
Good Luck to You Boneclavers fliboy Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 3 08-06-2001 03:08 PM
Attn Saturday Arrivals!! (Boneclavers) Nick Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 0 09-09-2000 11:49 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:56 PM.



Copyright Flyfishingforum.com (All Rights Reserved)