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On "megayachts" we generally have fairly high standards for paint. Most use Awlgrip (at least the six that I have worked on plus many others that friends work on) We generally expect it to last at least 5 years before repaint.(VERY high standards!) On my own boat I would expect double that.
Awlwash is a good, gentle soap and Awlcare is a polymer wax that really works to protect the paint from abrasive dusts.
Powerwashing seems like a bad idea to me although it may be ok at VERY low pressures like those provided by cheap electric washers. Get a soft scrub brush if you want your paint to last.
Light scratches can be buffed out with 3M Finesse it, deeper stuff with Perfect it, then finesse it, always followed with Awlcare.
Ditto SF regarding white paint. Especially if you are in the tropics.