Patrick Synge, Marine Surveys

With more than 25 years inspecting, building, repairing and designing a wide variety of crafts and a lifetime of boating experience, I am able to provide professional service and practical advice.

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Please contact me on pat[at-sign]boatstasmania[dot]com[dot]au or call 0362950887 or 0409950885.

More Information

  • Osmosis in relation to fibreglass boats describes how water penetrates into what is usually a semi-permeable glass reinforced plastic.
  • The more one reads about Galvanic Corrosion, the more it becomes obvious that it's a complex and sometimes confusing topic and even 'experts' sometimes offer conflicting advice.
  • Stainless steel corrosion and failure is far more common than one would imagine.
  • Timber is still the material of choice for the traditionalist and has many advantages that more modern materials have difficulty matching.