GEL COAT REPAIRS
Gel Coat is a specially formulated two-part polyester resin that is designed to be the first layer of resin applied in a mold when making a polyester or vinyl ester composite part. ... Most boats are made using gel coat with polyester resin and fiberglass. Composite parts are generally made in a female mold.
There is both hard and soft grain in the wood, so each part of that grain will wear at a different rate. It is important to understand what effects certain maintenance techniques and products will have.