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The icing on the cake

If you have teak on your boat, there is only one really good solution to a finish – varnish. I’ve seen boats that let the teak weather. That may be fine for the die-hard sailor or the working waterman, but for a yacht it is a definite no-no! I’ve also seen boats that try to avoid varnish by using other products (such as Cetol).  These product change the appearance of the teak giving it an almost “painted” look. Although easy to apply, they don’t hold up well and actually detract from the look of the boat. Continue reading