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Spoke with a broker about a 34 ft. Tartan 3400 that is in fresh water with new interlux bottom paint (five coats) and was told that for salt water I would have to repaint the bottom with ablative paint. Any comments would be appreciated. Will this require removal of the interlux paint? Any idea of cost? Etc?

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If it is currently coated with a 'hard' paint you can put ablative paint right over the existing bottom paint. Do you know which flavor Interlux bottom paint is on there (there are many flavors)?
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Spoke with a broker about a 34 ft. Tartan 3400 that is in fresh water with new interlux bottom paint (five coats) and was told that for salt water I would have to repaint the bottom with ablative paint. Any comments would be appreciated. Will this require removal of the interlux paint? Any idea of cost? Etc?

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No one can give you an answer unless they know which paint is on now.

Find out and then check the compatibility chart at
yachtpaint.com - the official site of International and Interlux paints
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