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Multi-season bottom paint

I am planning not to repaint next season. What is the best way to "freshin" up the bottom before launching and when? Also I had a lot of barncles on the prop and drain holes, what's good to paint there?
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What kind of bottom paint do you have on your boat right now, and is the boat in the water or on the hard?? Also, where do you sail?




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The paint is ablative with copper and anti slime agent. I don't recall the exact brand. The boat is on the hard and I sail in LI Sound
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Just use some more of whatever is currently on the bottom to touch it up. Areas that will generally require touching up are the waterline, the leading edge of the keel and the bottom of the keel, since these are areas that get extra wear.




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I was thinking a lightsanding or scrub brush with water.
Also if someone could reccomend a good prop paint.
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BTW, what are the through hulls and prop made of?? If the prop is bronze, steel or aluminium, you really should just sand it lightly to get rid of any growth. Then coat it with Lanocote, which should help prevent growth for a bit.

If the through-hulls are plastic... then paint them with the anti-fouling paint.

If they're bronze, then some antifouling paints will cause them problems... so you'd need to check with the manufacturer.




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In this area (New Engalnd and LIS), people have very good results using Petit Zinc Coat Barnacle Paint which comes in a spray can, won't hurt your prop or shaft and seems to cut down significantly on the growth over a season. We pulled the boat this winter after 2 years and the prop and shaft were virually free of any growth and we didn't use the boat much this year.
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