Reading through the latest issue of Ocean Paddler magazine I stumbled upon this ad from Valley. Not sure how long they have been doing it but it’s the first I have heard of anybody manufacture offering this service.
For a flat fee of
For an extra ₤50 they will throw in a keel strip which is a super deal considering you would pay that in material alone.
You are responsible to get the boat to and from their factory so this isn’t super practical to paddlers outside the
Of course there is some small print (that can’t be read in this capture) which outlines how much hole repair they will do. Generally speaking it covers small holes around leaky bulkheads and skeg boxes. It will cost extra for that large crack down the length of hull.