alternatives to teak boat deck

Reflections on the Faux Teak Deck - Practical Sailor.Oct 7, 2014 ... Pros and cons of faux teak decks. ... Faux teak has neither the aesthetic appeal of teak, nor the durability of other boat-building materials used instead of teak. So who the heck wants this stuff .... The cost of teak makes us look for alternatives, and I am interested to see what your testing shows. I recently had...

Alternatives to traditional teak wood | Boat International.Jan 20, 2015 ... Finding suitable wood for deck planking is becoming difficult and expensive. There have been alternatives, mainly in the form of sheets of simulated wood finishes, but they lack the lustre and depth of teak, and while virtually every other aspect of yacht construction has changed to accommodate advanced...

Boat Decks: Teak vs Synthetic Teak - Sail Magazine.Sep 10, 2016 ... One of the most eye-catching boats at the Newport boat show last fall, the Scandinavian Cruiser 20, is a fast daysailer with a narrow hull and a traditional teak deck. At least it looked like teak. As I was checking out the SC20, something about those decks struck me as being a little off. Then it hit me: they...

Nautical decking testimonial: not an alternative to teak, it's ....Jan 12, 2016 ... In this testimonial Statement Marine, Saffier Yachts, Axopar, Interboat, XO Boats talk about their experience with Nautical decking. 'It is not a alte...