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Old 04 February 2006, 04:29   #1
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Clear Antifouling

Has anyone had any experience of clear antifouling ?

I have found the company below that makes the following claims ;-

http://www.miamiboat.co.uk/index.asp

£178 for 2.5 litres (I will need 5 litres for an 7 metre boat, so rather expensive initially)

Multi Season Protection Pure Seal™ is maintenance free and should never need replacing or renewing. It repels water so there is almost no friction or abrasion and should not wear out.

Environmentally Friendly Unlike many conventional Antifoul coatings that rely on heavy loadings of biologically active ingredients or metallic elements Pure Seal™ is completely non toxic and is 100% environmentally friendly.

Performance Enhancement Pure Seal™ improves boat speed, fuel efficiency and acceleration.
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Old 04 February 2006, 05:03   #2
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ribcraft will use clear antifouling but not sure which make they use, you could give them a call and ask etc
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Has anyone had any experience of clear antifouling ?

I have found the company below that makes the following claims ;-

http://www.miamiboat.co.uk/index.asp

£178 for 2.5 litres (I will need 5 litres for an 7 metre boat, so rather expensive initially)

Multi Season Protection Pure Seal™ is maintenance free and should never need replacing or renewing. It repels water so there is almost no friction or abrasion and should not wear out.

Environmentally Friendly Unlike many conventional Antifoul coatings that rely on heavy loadings of biologically active ingredients or metallic elements Pure Seal™ is completely non toxic and is 100% environmentally friendly.

Performance Enhancement Pure Seal™ improves boat speed, fuel efficiency and acceleration.
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Old 04 February 2006, 05:49   #3
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Has anyone had any experience of clear antifouling ?

I have found the company below that makes the following claims ;-

http://www.miamiboat.co.uk/index.asp

£178 for 2.5 litres (I will need 5 litres for an 7 metre boat, so rather expensive initially)
I placed an order with them - waited 4 and a half months, contacted them again, waited another 2 months and cancelled the order. When I enquired why they could not fulfil the order they were extremely vague.
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I placed an order with them - waited 4 and a half months, contacted them again, waited another 2 months and cancelled the order. When I enquired why they could not fulfil the order they were extremely vague.
Was the vendor Dixons
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I use http://www.safeboatskin.co.uk/home.htm, Not so good as real antifouling, but we use our boats almost on a daily basis so it is no problem.
Easy to apply and not visible. I added one extra layer around midsummer, and have washed the hull 3 times this season.
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Clear Antifoul? Can't see it myself.
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would be interested to hear you findings if you do get the miami stuff - I have had a number of people ask me about it
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