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Re: bottom painting question

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Originally Posted by small foot View Post
I have a small sailboat. I want to paint the bottom. This boat will only be in fresh water and it will always be put on a trailer after each use. Sad to say that it will probably spend more time on land then water. It is the only way owning a boat will work for me. I would like some input on what I should do to paint and protect the bottom of my sailboat. Could someone please give me some input?
You don't need paint on a hull that is dry sailed in fresh water. If you want it for cosmetic reasons, 2-part polyurethane is probably the toughest but the required prep and application is not easy. 1-part poly like Interlux Brightside would probably be best for DIY application

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