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Re: Removing Bottom Paint

Originally Posted by casey1999 View Post
Question on bottom painting.

Say you were to dive and clean the bottom of your boat once a month. And did this for many years without hauling and painting. Would you be able to keep the hull free of hard growth in a aggressive fouling area?
Borderline. I splashed a boat without having time to properly paint and paid to have a diver all season. In the aggressive months around here (mid-summer), it took a lot of effort to clean her up on a monthly dive. The shoulder seasons were fine.

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