Before using any cleanser or any new way of repair, try them on an inobservable part of the hull in order to make sure the result will be positive.
Cleaning inside the hull
The interior of the cabin is cleaned from mud, sand and oil spots with the help of soft brushes, fabric and special cleansers.
NB! Do not use flammable solvent (e.g. kerosene) for cleaning the interior of the cabin.
Fiberglass and gelcoat
The hull is fiberglass. The surface is covered with gelcoat containing pigment which gives a bright permanent colouring to the ship. The gelcoat is resistant to scratches and mechanical damages, too.
Care after the gelcoat
When home detergents are used, check if they contain aqua ammonia or chloride. Aqua ammonia and abrasive cleansers give black discoloration and decolorize the gelcoat and are not recommended to be often used. The gelcoat should be regularly cleaned with soft home detergents solutions. To keep the glance of the gelcoat, polish it regularly with special wax for fiberglass surfaces which fills in micropores in the gelcoat. Besides, wax contains chemical substances protecting the fiberglass surface from damage of ultraviolet rays which result in black discoloration and deterioration of the gelcoat.
NB! Do not polish the fiberglass where people move around. Both the dry, polished and wet (not wiped with dry fabric) gelcoat is extremely slippery and can serve as a reason for falls and injuries.
NB! Use wax in accordance with the manufacturer's manual.
If the gelcoat is damaged in service, order a repair unit for the gelcoat of a suitble color from your dealer. Point out the model, colour and year of the craft so that the colour could match.
NB! When using the repair unit, the temperature outside must be higher than 18°C.
Hull material is fiberglass – of light type having decorative coating. So crocodiling is possible on the surface of decorative coating; this is not bad quality. This defect is not significant because the main fiberglass construction is not damaged.