LEVEL BUOYANCY – FINN – Commercial Rated NSCV Compliant Safety

  Level Flotation – this means that it will stay upright even if full of water, and will support its own weight PLUS the motors and occupants. Buoyancy should be distributed in such a way as to allow the boat to float level if swamped [ end to end & side to side ] - and it also should be placed as high as possible to provide 'swamped stability'.. A guide is to get- 50% of the buoyancy in the aft 30% of the hull, [to float motor] 25% should be in the passenger carryi... Keep reading

More Advantages of Plastic / Polyethylene Boats Very Low Maintenance!!

Apart from the inherent indestructible nature of a polyethylene boat - there are many more advantages including the fact that they are very low maintenance (which we all like). Unlike an aluminium, fibreglass or inflatable dinghy or boat, a FINN polyethylene boat: Will not rust or corrode Will not puncture Will not crack Will not require polishing or protection from the sun Any unlikely problems that occur with the material can be fixed with plastic welding and soapy water and th... Keep reading