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VC® 17m Extra with Biolux® Rebate Available

INTERLUX VC® 17m Extra with Biolux®


Get a Mail-In Rebate for up to 2 Gallons or 2 Quarts of Interlux Products

Purchase of Micron 66, Micron Extra, Micron CF or Micron CSC paint receives $20 rebate per gallon; Ultra, Pacifica Plus, ACT, Fiberglass Bottomkote Aqua, Fiberglass Bottomkote NT receives $10 rebate per gallon; VC 17m, Cetol Marine, Cetol Marine Light, Cetol Marine Natural Teak and Cetol Marine Gloss receives $5 rebate per quart

Valid February 1, 2015 — May 31, 2015
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For racing sailboats and powerboats, this thin-film antifouling paint is formulated to reduce friction and drag. When applied, VC 17m immediately produces a hard, super-smooth racing finish. VC 17m combines Biolux technology and metallic copper to provide complete protection in freshwater and in low-fouling saltwater. Great for use on inflatables.

Not for sale in California and in states where prohibited by law.

  • Type: Thin film
  • Recommended Usage: Freshwater and low-fouling saltwater
  • Biocide: 20.35% Cuprous Oxide
  • Additives: Biolux (anti-slime technology)
  • Number of Coats Recommended: 2–3
  • Coverage: 85sq.ft./qt.
  • Drying Time: To overcoat: 10 minutes; to launch: 15 minutes @ 73°F
  • Thinner: VC 172, Model 405993
Customer Reviews
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
VC 17m Extra with Biolux, Quart, Original 3732831 YBA405KIT/QT
Limited availability.

$67.99

VC 17m Extra with Biolux, Quart, Blue 3732849 YBA406KIT/QT
Limited availability.

$67.99

VC 17m Extra with Biolux, Quart, Red 3732856 YBA407KIT/QT
Limited availability.

$67.99

Product Description


Get a Mail-In Rebate for up to 2 Gallons or 2 Quarts of Interlux Products

Purchase of Micron 66, Micron Extra, Micron CF or Micron CSC paint receives $20 rebate per gallon; Ultra, Pacifica Plus, ACT, Fiberglass Bottomkote Aqua, Fiberglass Bottomkote NT receives $10 rebate per gallon; VC 17m, Cetol Marine, Cetol Marine Light, Cetol Marine Natural Teak and Cetol Marine Gloss receives $5 rebate per quart

Valid February 1, 2015 — May 31, 2015
View Details


For racing sailboats and powerboats, this thin-film antifouling paint is formulated to reduce friction and drag. When applied, VC 17m immediately produces a hard, super-smooth racing finish. VC 17m combines Biolux technology and metallic copper to provide complete protection in freshwater and in low-fouling saltwater. Great for use on inflatables.

Not for sale in California and in states where prohibited by law.

  • Type: Thin film
  • Recommended Usage: Freshwater and low-fouling saltwater
  • Biocide: 20.35% Cuprous Oxide
  • Additives: Biolux (anti-slime technology)
  • Number of Coats Recommended: 2–3
  • Coverage: 85sq.ft./qt.
  • Drying Time: To overcoat: 10 minutes; to launch: 15 minutes @ 73°F
  • Thinner: VC 172, Model 405993

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Interlux Vc 17m Extra With Biolux, Quart, Red
 
4.6

(based on 12 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (11)
  • Protects well (9)
  • Visually pleasing (7)
  • Weather proof (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Advanced (7), Casual/ recreational (4)

    Reviewed by 12 customers

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    5.0

    vc17 orginal

    By mike working for Christ

    from st clair shores mi.

    About Me Professional

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Protects Well
    • Simply The Best
    • Visually Pleasing

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Interlux Vc 17m Extra With Biolux, Quart, Red:

        Works the best of any product out there. A little pricey yet works, been using for over 25 yrs.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        I have been using this for years

        By Sailing Nut

        from Midwest lake

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Protects Well

        Cons

        • Messy

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor

        Comments about Interlux Vc 17m Extra With Biolux, Quart, Original:

        This is the best product to use for fresh water boat bottoms - especially racing sailboats.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        VC 17 is great

        By Don C

        from Weatherby Lake, MO

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Protects Well
        • Visually Pleasing
        • Weather Proof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Anti Fouling Wipes Clean

          Comments about Interlux Vc 17m Extra With Biolux, Quart, Red:

          Use it every spring for the last 18 years!

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          The only racing bottom paint we use !

          By Wizard

          from Toledo, Ohio

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Protects Well
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Very Expensive

          Best Uses

          • Bottom paint

          Comments about Interlux Vc 17m Extra With Biolux, Quart, Original:

          VC-17 is the only paint we have used on our race boat for 30 yrs. Easy to touch up to recover the following year.
          Does not keep "all" growth off without occasional cleaning.
          Very expensive since it became popular.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Simply the best

          By Lightfoot

          from Clinton River, Lk St Clair, Michigan

          About Me Advanced

          Pros

          • Easy to Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Interlux Vc 17m Extra With Biolux, Quart, Original:

              I've had 3 powerboats & 4 sailboats. 1st thing I do, is strip off all that old caked up bottom paint, which is usually chipping off anyway. Get down to the bare gelcoat, then just apply VC17. It's so thin, there's NO build up even after multiple years. It's like a teflon frying pan, even though some growth occurs, it easily wipes clean. However, because it's acetone based, you have to work real quick or it will evaporate in your paint pan, right in front of your eyes. I keep my roller pan covered with a sheet of tin foil to slow the evaporation during the job. It's a bit pricy, but well worth the extra $ in time savings. I'm probably shooting myself in the foot by writing this review. I race sailboats and consider this bottom paint a speed advantage. I shouldn't be spilling the beans to my competitors, but, then again, they all use VC17 anyway. It also saves fuel on powerboats.

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Third season of use

              By Capt. Scourge

              from Chesapeake Bay

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use

              Cons

              • Messy

              Best Uses

                Comments about Interlux Vc 17m Extra With Biolux, Quart, Red:

                I found that by using a funnel to add the bronze and paint to an empty plastic soda bottle it was easier to keep the product well mixed and to pour out as needed. the small foam roller proved to be the best application tool. Hull speed improved about .5 kt over standard bottom paint.

                 
                5.0

                Great coating paint

                By Vinnie

                from Rapid City, SD

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Protects Well
                • Visually Pleasing
                • Weather Proof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoor

                  Comments about Interlux Vc 17m Extra With Biolux, Quart, Original:

                  I have used VC17 Extra for a couple of seasons now on my freshwater sailboat. It goes on quickly and does a good job of keeping the crud off the bottom. In the fall I can just hose it off and it will be ready for another coat in the spring.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great Product!

                  By RWC

                  from Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Can

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Apply
                  • Easy to Use
                  • Less repetitive build up
                  • Protects Well
                  • Visually Pleasing
                  • Weather Proof

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Interlux Vc 17m Extra With Biolux, Quart, Original:

                      pour only enough product in tray to load up roller

                       
                      4.0

                      VC17 nti fouling

                      By hobbit

                      from Lake Erie

                      About Me Advanced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use
                      • Protects Well
                      • Visually Pleasing
                      • Weather Proof

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoor

                        Comments about Interlux Vc 17m Extra With Biolux, Quart, Original:

                        Have been using for 15 years and very happy. [...]

                         
                        4.0

                        Good for a season

                        By Talbot

                        from Eugene, OR

                        About Me Advanced

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Use

                        Cons

                        • Not Durable

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoor

                        Comments about Interlux Vc 17m Extra With Biolux, Quart, Original:

                        Used on a sailboat in freshwater lake for 6 mo/year. 2 coats, very easy to apply. Very good protection for most of the season. Pulled and washed the boat in late summer to visit other lakes. After returning to my home lake, the hull developed a lot of slime before the end of the season. Where the trailer bunks rubbed the bottom, the gel-coat began to show through. VC17 is much softer than the adjacent white epoxy striping, and you have to be careful when waxing the freeboard not to pull streaks of VC17 up onto the upper hull.

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