* Some marine boat repair companies may be willing to do repair work on larger boats such as an OC6. Yacht storage and service companies may also have capable fiberglass\carbon\kevlar repair personnel. If we have a wiki page for your locale, check there to see if any local repair businesses are listed for your area.
DIY Repair of Composites Carbon/Kevlar
Please keep in mind that no sealer, epoxy, etc. lasts forever even if unopened. We have heard of some that dried up and were unusable before being sold (how long was that on the shelf?), in which case you should be able to get a refund. But be careful about buying excess quantities - that can be particularly expensive and wasteful. Shelf life will tend to be particularly short once your product has been opened.
Impact damage, Soft spot
We hope you find a paddle lock solution that is a little less hard edged than this one:
photo: Jonathan Rincon Lopez video (click on photo to enlarge)
Rudders, Steering, Cables etc.
These guys do an amazing job staying upright and getting to a beach after losing their rudder:
Equipment Shops and Professionals should be listed under the locales that they serve. Example: Bellingham Area Shops
From The Beverly Hillbillies
Cousin Pearl Bodine: “Jethro, I told you to get rid of them worn-out brakes.”
Jethro: “I did Ma. That's how come we ain't got none.”