Fixing Leaky Rivets on an Aluminum Boat

Aluminum rivet repair
You can see the completed repair on the rivet heads along the keel.

Eventually all boats leak.  And with a rivetted aluminum boat, a likely culprit is the rivets.  The working of the hull from various stresses that happen during use eventually takes its toll and starts to “wallow out” the rivet holes that were so nice and tight when the boat was new. Continue reading “Fixing Leaky Rivets on an Aluminum Boat”