Whilst we dont have a teak deck, we do appreciate the teak trims that we have and like to keep it in good shape. This includes our cockpit table, the "princess seats", the helm steps and our cockpit drain cover. Here's how we manage to keep it looking its best.
The Princess Seats
Like the table the princess seats are sanded and varnished to give them a protective coating. We used ....
Like the princess seats the table was sanded and varnished ...
The Helm Steps
Helm steps were masked up and varnished on the underside. Due to concerns about the potential for the tops of the steps to be slippery, we applied Tung oil to the topsides after sanding. This is subject to wear and tear, but can be redone as needed. A light sanding followed by a coating of Tung oil, then leaving the for 24 hrs is all that is needed to keep them looking good.