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Video answer: I'm on a boat- painting the hull
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What is the best paint for a sailboat?
- Wear protective clothing, especially for the eyes and hands, and a mask to protect lungs. Paint with a zinc or a copper biocide is best for aluminum hulls or sterndrives. Modified epoxy paint is best for boats used infrequently because it has good antifouling properties when the boat is inactive.
How to Paint a Boat
- Remove all hardware (like rails, cleats, and vents) and/or any teak or wood trim on the boat.
- Repair any surface imperfections like chips, dings, or gouges.
- Prep the surface by washing, de-waxing, and thoroughly sanding it.
- Apply the primer, then the paint.
What is the best paint for my Boat?
- One-part polyurethane&enamel paint – it is the most resistant and glossy boat paint
- Two-part polyurethane paint – it lasts a long time and is easy to apply
- Alkyd enamel – it is quite affordable,but not very glossy How to prepare your boat before painting it? ...
Video answer: Boat painting 101 - hull prep