Originally Posted by Fstbttms
FYI for those whose boats do not live in the water year-round, 6-9 months is normal zinc life in a marine environment.
Yes...I have found that now, after talking to westamrine manager here.
The boat was hauled a few weeks before the boom broke, (February) and all was fine, the zincs were a little gone, but nothing to it.
Then the boom broke and the boat was stopped for 2 months. The hull was cleaned by a diver, that only cleans...he has no idea what a zinc should be, so he did not report that. My previous boats, their zincs lasted over a year, so why should this one be different?? Anyway...guess from now on, 6 months is the limit....
Anyway...the saildrive is going to be cleaned, oil change and repainted, and I will clean the prop...and put Propspeed on it, so it stays cleaner...
The cleaning diver will get a "crash course" on saildrive and zincs next week