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I've just bought a product, listed in a previous thread, that claims to remove up to 10 layers of bottom paint, marine paints and even 2 part polys while apparently safe to use on gelcoat. "Aqua-strip" by Back-to-nature products. Google it for the website.
I haven't tried it yet, but will do so as soon as it warms up a bit and will pass on the results. I'm just taking off some old faded painted stripes on the hull.
They warn that if the boat has an epoxy barrier coating you must clean the stuff off before it gets deep enough to attack that layer.