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  1. Hahaha, thanks for your thoughts. I'll probably use a bleach to remove and find the right gloss stainer to paint over.
  2. Thanks for all your comments, I appreciate you taking the time to air your thoughts. I guess we'll wait until the spring when things start to dry up (hopefully) and treat the doors then.
  3. Thanks for all your comments. Yes there is a layer of insulation between the wooden tongue and groove and the outer metal shell. However, in the bedroom area, there is no insulation under the gunwhale (I just looked up that term now, I hope Im using the right one) currently and there are drips of water there. Were waiting until the weather gets dry to tackle that.
  4. Thanks for your reply. The boat is built by Saraband Boats, I dont think they exist anymore. I will look into replacing the doors, I just wanted to make sure I wasnt just missing out on key info.
  5. Hi folks, The bow doors on our narrowboat are completely swolled from the recent wet weather and we cannot open them.. Is there anything we can do, either to treat the doors in some way to reduce swelling in the wood? Thanks.
  6. Hi folks, We recently purchased a narrowboat that needs a bit of work. The boat has wooden roofing and side wall tongue and groove (I think) slats throughout. The slats in the bedroom appear not to have been varnished or treated in any way (ie they look different to all the other wooden roof slats) and gets a black mould regularly. The other rooms in the boat have treated wooden slats and dont get this black mould. My question is what varnish or treatment should we put on the bedroom slats to stop the dampness and mould coming on them? Thanks for your time,
  7. The boat was built in 1991 built by Saraband Boats. 45ft. Cruiser Stern. I know absolutely nothing about boats, seemed like a good idea at the time.
  8. Thanks for these tips, I'll have a look into this.
  9. Thanks for this tip, I'll see what I can find.
  10. hahaha, thanks for your reassurance. Much appreciated. Old boat, newly bought.
  11. Ooops, perhaps I posted in the wrong area, didnt know how to delete a comment
  12. Hi folks, I have a newly purchased boat and the tiller arm is not in line with the rudder, it is out by approx 5 degrees. Is this something that is necessary to fix, if so is it something that can be repaired while the boat is still in the water? Thanks.
  13. Those suggestions really helps folks, thanks.
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