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  1. Will this hurt my prop/shaft?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    The barnacles were terrible last summer in the Chesapeake Bay (actually Potomac River). I used Barnacle Barrier on the prop/shaft, our boat sat in her slip for almost a month, I didn't clean the prop/shaft during that time, and they were so encrusted that I could only go 2 knots at 2400 RPM. I...
  2. Fouling this season - How was it for you?

    Gear & Maintenance
    From my boats on the upper Chesapeake (Annapolis area), one our Pearson 35 and the other a small Sea Ray powerboat, it seemed to me that the barnacles this season were worse than last year - especially the prop and through-hulls. My raw water intake hole was pretty grown over on the P35. Is...
  3. Paint Remover for anti-fouling paint

    Gear & Maintenance
    There is about 3 or 4 layers of antifouling paint on my boat. Its thin under the water line, but thick above it. I want to take it all off. Has anyone used paint remover to get this off? Will it work? What brand? Thanks!
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