Category Archives: Bottom Paint

What’s the difference between freshwater bottom paint and salt water bottom paint?

Typically there is less growth in fresh water than in salt water. For that reason, bottom paint used in fresh water usually have less active ingredients (copper, zinc, etc.) to prevent growth. Most bottom paint for salt water can be used … Continue reading

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Applying Bottom Paint for Boats

Preparation is the key when painting on any surface. Applying bottom paint for boats is not the cleanest of jobs, but it really simple to do. Below you will find the exact steps to insure a good bottom paint job, whether … Continue reading

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Sea Hawk Ablative Bottom Paint Rankings by Antifouling Performance

Sea Hawk Ablative Bottom Paint Rankings by Antifouling Performance Rank Bottom Paint Name Fresh Water / Salt Water High Growth Area Performance Slime Fighting Warm Water Performance Cost Comments 1 Islands 77 Plus   Both ***** ***** ***** $$$$$ Top Performance … Continue reading

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How to Apply Bottom Paint to an Aluminum Boat

Tuff Stuff Marine Epoxy Primer If you do not have any coatings at all on the bottom of the boat, we suggest to sand the hull with 80 grit and then apply Tuff Stuff High Build Epoxy. It is a … Continue reading

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