Composites, Gelcoat, & Epoxy: A DIY course Presented by Michael Swietzer

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Marine Technology Center

1606 R Avenue

Anacortes, WA 98221

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Event description

Description

NEW! As requested from Cruisers College attendees. Most of us have composite, or fiberglass vessels which have need of minor repairs or improvements. These are not that difficult and with the right knowledge, tools and know-how you can save the biggest cost-- labor. Students will experience the process through a hands-on experience and will leave with the basic understanding of composite repairs, as well as detailed steps and considerations to follow for cosmetic repairs.


This course covers many topics, a few highlights

  • Composite Materials

  • All about resins

  • Epoxies & when to use them

  • Coring and how to properly mount deck equipment

  • Gelcoat repairs

  • Safety around chemicals


Learn from expert, Mike Swietzer, about what materials are available, when to use different products, and how to fix those gelcoat dings. The course is followed by learning how to buff, wax, & remove stains.


Instructor Bio

Michael spent his career in the composites industry. He ran his own company, taught composites at SVC for over 25 years, consulting, and still helps many understand the world of composites. Mike has worked with many of the northwest legends and is always happy to pass along his knowledge.




Date and Time

Location

Marine Technology Center

1606 R Avenue

Anacortes, WA 98221

View Map

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Save This Event

Event Saved