I just had a 42 Sport Cruiser surveyed. In the report he's calling the board that runs along the hull joint on the sides of the hull in the stern a stringer. I don't think that's correct. I'm not sure what the purpose of this wood is whether it's to provide an attach point for the deck or stiffening for the lower rub rail near the waterline. Any insight would be helpful. 

Views: 152

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

What does he say about it?

He says there's rot in the ends of the stringers in the report. There is a little in the end grain, but the way it's written I can see the insurance company freaking out about it. I just want to get it worded better before I send it to them. 

Drew Schneiderbauer said:

What does he say about it?

We usually think of stringers as the main structural components that give our hulls rigidity. Technically, a stringer is any support bonded to the hull running along the longitudinal access of that hull. The stringers in question may just support the cockpit sole, or they could be there to stiffen that area of he hull.

You should go back to the surveyor and have him write up a report stating exactly what the purpose of these stringers are and an estimated cost to repair. This cost should be negotiated into the purchase price as your insurance co will probably want this repaired before insuring the boat. 

My repair plan is to just cut the last couple inches off and seal the end, where it's abit soft isn't even bonded to the boat. I really wish he didn't put that in the report at all because as far as rot goes it's basically nothing. 

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Club News

                 _________________________

  

6th Annual CCCC Photo Contest Winners

1st Place: Mark Struebing, Michigan USA       Model:  1969 35 Sports Cruiser

2nd Place:   Kristian & Jacqueline, Illinois, US             Model:  1967 27' Commander Custom


3rd place:  Dawn Stone, Michigan, US                     Model:  1970 55' Commander

_________________________

SuperDisc 15.0 Morland Commemorative Edition and Resource Collection 6.0 Available Now!

SuperDisc 15.0 is an electronic encyclopedia of every aspect of Commander maintenance and repairs. The information on the disk is retrieved from the discussion forum and e-mail list, but organized in a way that makes information easy to find and use. SuperDisc is available on USB flash drive.  The Morland Commorative Edition is Superdisc 15.0 with the addition of the Spring 2020 Dick Morland Memorial Issue of STYLED IN FIBERGLASS. This is the last superdisc in its present format. 

Click here for more details https://commanderclub.com/page/superdisk

The SuperDisc 15.0 Complete Edition is for first time buyers of SuperDiscs.

The SuperDisc 15.0 Morland Commorative  Upgrade Edition is intended for those who wish to upgrade their SuperDisc 1.0 through 14.0. Each year we add over 1,000 posts. Don’t miss out.

Resource Collection 6.0 is great to own too!!!

The Resource Collection 6.0 contents include CC Catalogs and Brochures. CC Service Bulletins, CC Price Lists. Engine & Transmission Manuals. Dick Avery sketches and drawings, a folder for every Commander model, and all kinds of technical and interesting stuff as well as archived posts for 2019 and 2020. Over 193 folders and 2,823 Files. A true “Treasure Trove” for the Commander owner!

We thank you for supporting the club with your purchase of SuperDisc15.0 Morland Commemorative Edition  and/or Resource Collection 6.0. We hope you find it to be the value we feel it is, and trust you will enjoy the other benefits your payment will help provide. It’s your payment that helps to support the activities of this dues free organization that has grown from 12 members in 1999 to well over 4930 members in January 2021.

To order now click here!

_________________________

     

© 2021   Created by CCCC Webmaster.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service