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About: Ed Sherman

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Ed Sherman is a regular contributor to boats.com, as well as to Professional Boatbuilder and Cruising World, where he previously was electronics editor. He also is the curriculum director for the American Boat and Yacht Council. Previously, Ed was chairman of the Marine Technology Department at the New England Institute of Technology. Ed’s blog posts appear courtesy of his website, EdsBoatTips.
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Recent Posts by Ed Sherman

Nonskid/Gelcoat Redo, Final Outcome
Posted on July 7, 2010.
The Silverton nonskid and gelcoat redo is finally complete. The best way to see how this came out is probably to look at some before and after photos. As for ...
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Nonskid/Gelcoat Repair, Part 5
Posted on July 6, 2010.
I've been on the road for the last several weeks and unable to track our nonskid and gelcoat repair project. But, in my absence, I had some photos taken to ...
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July 4th Boat Tips
Posted on July 2, 2010.
Happy July 4th weekend to all! This weekend is probably one of the busiest boating weekends in the US. Just about everyone that owns a boat is going to give ...
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Best Buy Ramping Up For Marine Business
Posted on June 30, 2010.
Last week I was in Kansas City at the Skills USA National Championship contest, this week I'm here in Minnesota at Best Buy's Geek Squad University training about 30 members ...
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Yamaha Motors and The Gulf Oil Spill
Posted on June 28, 2010.
Yesterday Yamaha Motors came out with some really sound advice regarding running their engines in the Gulf of Mexico, more specifically what to do if you find yourself running through an ...
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Skills USA, Future Boat Techs
Posted on June 24, 2010.
Today we completed the hands-on portion of the USA National Championship competition. The photo below shows one of the contestants totally engrossed in troubleshooting an electrical problem with a Suzuki outboard ...
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The future of boat service, Skills USA Nationals
Posted on June 23, 2010.
I'm in Kansas City, MO this week at the Skills USA National Championship competition to determine the best and brightest in the service industry not just for marine techs, but virtually any ...
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Gel Coat and Non-Skid Repair, Part 4
Posted on June 21, 2010.
The on-going rebuild of the 1977 Silverton is continuing and this morning Gel-Coat Jim began preparing some of the nicks in the original gel coat surface for recoating. With a ...
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Non-Skid/Gelcoat Repair, Part 3
Posted on June 17, 2010.
Well I was wrong, the project non-skid / gelcoat repair project hit a speed bump yesterday and they are not ready to begin masking off the deck to begin the refinish process. ...
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Non-Skid/GelCoat Repair, Part 2
Posted on June 16, 2010.
The fiberglass man finished prepping the 1977 Silverton yesterday so that he can now begin the process of getting ready for new non-skid surfacing on deck. He's still sanding away ...
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