Neoprene Mast Boot

Neoprene Mast Boot

Postby Ereiss » Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:10 pm

There is an old and scuzzy neoprene (so I assume) boot on my mast which has hardened over the years and no long covers the base ring. It has slid up and now fits flush to the top of the ring inviting water into the boat. Has anyone had success in possibly heating (hair dryer?) the neoprene and getting enough stretch to get it to cover the ring? Here is a picture of the boot which it did cover the ring. As of now I've caulked and silicone taped it so it looks like King Tut's sister.

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Re: Neoprene Mast Boot

Postby GeoffSchultz » Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:57 am

If you get a new boot, they come with adhesive so that you can cut them, them to them around the mast, and then glue them back together.

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