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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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There is nothing new about this stuff. Someone or other has been trying to sell this stuff, in one form or another since the 60's.
Plainly put, if it worked at all, it would be standard equipment on every boat/ship in the water and nobody would be bothering with antifouling paint.
Snake oil indeed!
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