Originally Posted by SailorMitch
I partially agree with Gene T -- why remove the two coats of Trinidad assuming it is in sound shape? I'd repaint, but using an ablative so that you won't get a build up of layers of paint in the future.
Before you commit to using an ablative over a modified epoxy, consider the following. You will not get superior anti fouling performance, you will be causing more harm to the environment and the paint will not stand up as well to in-water cleaning. Stay with Trinidad, IMHO.