Painting Your Boat

Why Do I Need To Paint My Boat / Preparing To Paint / Painting Advice And Specifications / Painting Substrates / Osmosis



We need to paint for a whole number of reasons. As well as decoration and appearance, painting helps protect your boat, makes it easier to clean and safer to sail. By creating a film between a substrate (surface) and the environment. paint protects:

Steel & aluminium  against  Corrosion

GRP  against  Osmosis

Wood  against  Rot and weathering

Underwater areas  against  Fouling

Decks  against  Abrasion

Once the surface is protected, paint can be used to enhance the appearance of your boat.





  • lidgard sails
  • Hempel
  • Hibiscus Marine and Storage
  • Marinestuff