Bronze/brass rubbing strip...
...or whatever it's called from the bow to the transom and around the centreboard casing. I need 2x 1.5m long x 6mm diameter half round. My chandlers can get 10mm but that's way too thick. I've found a marquetry firm selling 1.0m lengths but would prefer continuous pieces at 1.5m each.
Classic marine search on google will get you there
The following come in 3M lengths:
metalsupermarket in Southampton
Where are you?
Thanks for the offers of the old strips, if only I had more time, I need to get floating by Monday !