Features December 2018 Issue

What About Polyethylene Fuel Tank Repairs?

Fixed tanks are generally safe from the sun, buried in the bowels of the ship. But jerry cans are often kept on deck, scorched by UV from the sun. They take a beating, hauled back and forth in the dinghy. Seams split and bottoms wear. Sunbrella covers can last for a decade at least, keeping the cans strong.

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