Features August 2011 Issue

What About Bottom Paint for Inflatable Boats?

If you have your heart set on applying antifouling to an inflatable (PVC or Hypalon), there are several options available. All of the so-called inflatable bottom paints are water-based, flexible coatings. Pettit Hydrocoat, Pettit Inflatable Boat Antifouling Paint, Interlux Fiberglass Bottomkote Aqua, and Sea Hawk Inflatable bottom paint (www.seahawkpaints.com) are just some of the options.

To continue reading this article, you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Practical Sailor today and save 72%.

Here's what you'll get:

  • Immediate access to this article.
  • Access to more than 2,000 Practical Sailor articles like this.
  • Each new monthly issue delivered to you.
  • Recommendations of the best electronics for your boat.
  • Money- and hassle-saving tips for finding your dream boat.
  • Help installing new equipment and gear so you'll get it done right the first time!
  • Ratings on the newest paints, coatings and materials to keep your boat ship-shape.

Your satisfaction to Practical Sailor is guaranteed. Subscribe today to see why hundreds of thousands of sailors trust us as their #1 source of boating information.


Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.
Already subscribed but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.