It's true. I have used treated SYP for the "skids" of one of my boats,
which I epoxied into place (after coating with epoxy and graphite, and
planing it down to a relatively thin piece.
I'm happy with the result, so far--it's year two, without any reason to be
worried. It's held up very well, and I've gone over every inch carefully.
has anyone ever used southern yellow pine to build a keel(for a small