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Talbertini

2016 Supreme S226 Blistering

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Talbertini    0

Not sure if anyone else has seen this but after season 2 I am experiencing serious blistering to the Hull. We live in Seattle so our time in the water is relatively small. Moored 3 months with several take outs for trips and I cleaned it and re-waxed it every time. I am being told that Fineline will not warranty it and repairs are upwards of $8k. It all seems crazy to me for such an expensive nice new boat with low hours and pretty minimal time in the water to already be experiencing this and the manufacturer won't budge. I left my Nautique and Tige in the water for far longer periods of time and never had a single issue....... Would love to get some thoughts.

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h20king    794

States right in the owners manual if you moor your boat blisters  can happen and are not covered by warranty . Gel coat is not what it used to be. With EPA rules it has changed through the years and is not as tough as it used to be. This problem is not specific to supreme and centurion.  I know it sucks but if you would have read the owners manual they warned you it could happen . If you want it fixed you will have to bite the bullet and pay out of pocket.  Sorry 

 

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Talbertini    0

The thought of having a boat that you cannot moor at all is crazy. The part that has me more curious is that there is a brand new Supra and a brand new Nautique right next to me and neither one of them had any issue even though they were in the water months before me......

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h20king    794

There is no real explanation of why it happens to some and not others. This is not a brand specific problem. All the builders get the materials from the same place.  It's a risk anybody runs when mooring with no bottom paint. 

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