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Rybovich

Rybovich 44′ The object was to remove the antifoul coats while leaving the epoxy barrier coat intact. Special care was required to keep a clean edge for the waterline and not harm the AWGRIP hull side paint.

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108′ Palmer Johnson -Bottom paint removal

108′ Palmer Johnson This boat was hauled for a complete exterior refit and we were the first contractors to start the winter project. What a job! Remove the 20+ coats of Trilux 33 without compromising the fairing compound that covered … Continue reading

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36′ Yellowfin

This 36′ Yellowfin was painted with Pettit Vivid white ablative, but there was a problem with the adhesion of the first coat. The pictures show the paint lifting from the gel coat. It looked as if there was a attempt … Continue reading

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32′ Yellowfin- bare gel coat

The pictures below show the preperation of a 32′ Yellowfin for its first application of bottom paint. We let the boat soak for a week to establish a waterline and then blasted the hull leaving a crisp line and a … Continue reading

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34′ Jarrett Bay

This boat had a problem with the first application of paint to a new hull. The pictures below show large sections of paint that released from the hull. The most likely cause was the presence of mold release wax that … Continue reading

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53′ Forbes Custom Carolina

This 53′ 1990 Irving Forbes was in need of a bottom job. The top sides were painted the previous year and the old bottom paint created a rough running surface. The boat was glassed over wood and there were some … Continue reading

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29-foot Talaria “Runabout”

29-foot Talaria “Runabout” This Boat had a coatings failure. It was stripped, one coat of Interlux 2000 was applied as a primer, ┬áthen two coats of Interlux ablative antifoul were rolled onto the hull. All the work was done in … Continue reading

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48′ Island Boat Works

The best of the best…can’t say enough about this boat’s construction from my viewpoint. Not a drop of water or any sign of moisture, good coverage of primer/epoxy americoat 235. The boat had a basic buildup of antifoul paint, but … Continue reading

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2008 Hatteras GT60

What a good looking boat….Not the easiest job I have ever attempted, but it is done. The crew at the boat yard/Hatteras dealer were great to work with and the local painter/detailer who followed me worked hard to make the … Continue reading

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Princess V58 V Class Sports Yacht

This boat was brought back to the manufacturer service center for regular spring maintenance- the owner decided to have the bottom stripped – barrier coated – and 2 coats of antifoul . ┬áThe bottom work should give the owner two … Continue reading

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