patty replied to the topic Which "Sikaflex" to use for sealing buoyancy tank leaks? in the forum Technical 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Thank you Bob and Portackflyer. Both on my shopping list now 🙂 I had wondered about the bonding/adhesive option initially as that had been described for use between hull and deck, so I guess because that joint is pretty static at present, the flexible filler is the better option.
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My first post here follows on from my first buoyancy test (carried out by Andy Rigby) whilst at the excellent Wayfarer Cruising Conference last weekend.
My Mark 2 front tank passed, but my rear tank was a failure! Andy’s advice was to seal the gaps (between the hull and the deck) with Sikaflex, which I duly scribbled down on my notepad.