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Has anyone used painted coatings with electrodes as a form of antifouling?

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We have a 3 year old Dufour anthe time is approaching for us to haul her out and antifoul her for the med waters.

She has previously been painted with Hempel antifouling but we had decided to take the plunge and coppercoat her this year for longevity. However someone mentioned a new system whereby you apply a paint with electrodes in it which causes a vibration that we cant feel but stops marine growth but didn't know more about it.

I can't find anything about it online. Does anyone know anything about it, if so please enlighten me as to who makes it and whether it works!

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Ya know, you'd think that with all the smart people out there that SOMEBODY would have come up with a really good solution to marine fouling but I suppose its evidence of the tenacity of life that it hasn't been done.
They did it was called Tin. Then someone said it worked to well and it got band. What we need is these smart enough to put out an antifouling, that works 100% lasts and is reasonably priced. I believe it does exist but the major paint company's own its and won't release it to protect their bottom line.
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