SailNet Community - View Single Post - Questions: Bottom paint prep work for trailer boat
View Single Post
Old 03-12-2008
Sailormon6 Sailormon6 is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 2,661
Thanks: 4
Thanked 26 Times in 24 Posts
Rep Power: 14
Sailormon6 will become famous soon enough
Catalina started barrier coating their boats at the factory in about 1989, so your boat probably has a barrier coat on it to protect it from blisters. If you sand off too much, you'll lose that protection. I'd sand it the bare minimum necessary to scuff the bottom so that the paint will adhere.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook