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Old 31 March 2009, 18:20   #1
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Anti slip

Any advice on anti slip deck covering? Don't really want to mess about with non slip paints.
Treadmaster looks good but are there any others?
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Old 31 March 2009, 18:28   #2
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Treadmaster is by far the most popular. However TBS is very popular for charter, race yachts etc as it is hardwearing. I think it can be pricy. I was recently on a 60ft Whitbread and 60ft Clipper that had TBS cut to shape, glue down then a bead of Sikaflex 291 applied around the edge. The finish was second to none, and veryyyy grippy,

http://www.tbs-antiderapant.com/tbs/...ip-surface.php

Hope this helps,
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Old 31 March 2009, 18:30   #3
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Treadmaster is very good. I have fully covered the deck on all my RIBs and it seems to last forever and take a huge amount of abuse.
The only drawback is that is a bit fiddly to apply and somewhat expensive, looks good though!
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Old 31 March 2009, 18:43   #4
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My Family's boats have treadmaster on them, steps to fly bridge but my brothers sailer is covered in the stuff. My problem with treadmaster (all though it's very good) is the colours.
Remember this is an old searider. Have seen this stuff that comes as a tape. No good for doing the whole deck but wondered if anyone sold sheets of it?
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Cheapest place i found last year to purchase tread master.

http://www.marinesuperstore.co.uk/po...ory=30&group=2

They sell some spray adhesive to stick it down with which is really easy to use and the job is done in minutes.
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Glue some sandpaper down!
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Google protectakote, this is really good stuff
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I seem to remember last year a 1.2m x 0.8m sheet costing around 35. I would spend the money and use the two part epoxy though.
Black and light grey are fine for colours although some of the others are a bit odd.
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Google protectakote, this is really good stuff
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Will this adhere to flow coat or do you have to sand down surface?

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This is the light grey treadmaster fitted
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