The entire boat is epoxy glassed outside with one layer of 10 oz. glass cloth to toughen and seal the outside of the boat. The boat is painted with epoxy primer and the top coat is two part polyurethane paint.
Built as designed, the owner will have no more maintenance than a production built polyester boat unless you want to enjoy the beauty of wood, in this case it is desirable to store the boat under cover when not in use.
Below: A comparison between the Outer Banks 20 and the 24. Note the Larger enclosed cockpit, head and galley space absent in the OB-20.