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One-Piece Hull

6. A view of the hull after lacing is complete. There are a few wrinkles in the one piece PVC hull skin, usually between the gunwale and chines.

Covering the stems (Rub Strip Method)

7. Pull one side of the excess PVC up and over the stem tube and mark a line down the center of the tube. Cut along this line with a razor knife starting at the keel / stem bend. Repeat this process with the excess skin from the other side of the stem tube.

Next, a rub strip will be glued over the stems.