Does your boat need bottom paint? We will come to you!
How often do you bottom paint a boat?
Bottom paint wears differently for every boat based on, type, frequency of use and how often you clean the bottom. There is no hard rule. If you are a weekend sailor you should get 24 months or more, again considering the above factors.
Does bottom paint slow a boat down?
Your boat could be slowing down, Plus, ablative bottom paint is designed to lose its protective properties over time. You may find slime starting to grow, or the paint job could get a bit rough. You'll end up with drag and your boat will slow down and use more fuel.
What is the purpose of bottom paint on a boat?
Most antifouling bottom paints contain cupreous oxide which is a neurotoxin. It constantly leaches into the water around your boat, creating a plume. ... Other neurotoxins used in the past have been banned worldwide because of their destructive effects on marine life.
Should I bottom paint my boat?
Bottom paint prevents growth of organisms that attach to the hull and can affect a vessels speed, performance, and durability when boat is kept in the water for extended periods of time. If you don't have that problem, you may not need bottom paint.
How many coats should be applied?
2-3 on bottom
3-4 on waterline
******Pricing is subject to current conditions of vessel (Prep of bottom) and how assessable the vessel is to work around. Each project will be inspected and FREE formal proposal will be drafted for review.