He filled the repaired area with the gelcoat then covered it with an acetate sheet ( kinda like cellophane). When he peeled it away and then buffed a little you couldn't see the repair. /QUOTE]
Yeah, I'm really dating myself when I mention that process. It seems to have disappeared as a term. Also, the acetate sheet that works really with that process, the perfect combination of thickness and flexibility, are sheets of acetate that were commonly used on overhead projectors, another item that belongs to another era
Lot's of boat places in the Vancouver area can do excellent glass repairs. I've raced big boats for years and seen lot's of banged up boats repaired to perfection. One that I've had personal experience with on a major job was Fraser Fiberglass.