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PETTIT Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint


Get up to $20 with a Consumer Mail-In Rebate

With Purchase of Up to Two (2) Gallons of Pettit’s Water-Based Antifouling Paints

Valid January 1, 2015 — May 31, 2015
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This water-based ablative offers excellent multi-season protection against all types of fouling. Its innovative technology replaces noxious solvents found in most bottom paints with water, resulting in easier application and cleanup, with no heavy solvent smell. Hydrocoat’s ablative surface wears away with use, exposing fresh biocides while eliminating paint buildup and the need for sanding. Its unlimited dry time to launch allows for painting in the fall.

  • Type: Water-based ablative
  • Recommended Usage: All fouling waters
  • Biocide: 40% Cuprous oxide
  • Additives: PTFE
  • Number of Coats Recommended: 2-3
  • Coverage: 430sq.ft./gal.
  • Drying Time: To overcoat 3hrs; To launch; 6hrs. @ 70°F
  • Thinner: Water
Customer Reviews
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Blue, Gallon 5436878 1124006
In stock online.

Reg. $179.99

Save $30.00

$149.99

Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Blue, Quart 6077556 1124008
In stock online.

$72.99

Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Green, Gallon 10630093 1134006
In stock online.

Reg. $179.99

Save $30.00

$149.99

Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Red, Gallon 5436886 1164006
In stock online.

Reg. $179.99

Save $30.00

$149.99

Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Black, Gallon 3745288 1184006
In stock online.

Reg. $179.99

Save $30.00

$149.99

Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Black, Quart 13736517 1184008
In stock online.

$72.99

Product Description


Get up to $20 with a Consumer Mail-In Rebate

With Purchase of Up to Two (2) Gallons of Pettit’s Water-Based Antifouling Paints

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


This water-based ablative offers excellent multi-season protection against all types of fouling. Its innovative technology replaces noxious solvents found in most bottom paints with water, resulting in easier application and cleanup, with no heavy solvent smell. Hydrocoat’s ablative surface wears away with use, exposing fresh biocides while eliminating paint buildup and the need for sanding. Its unlimited dry time to launch allows for painting in the fall.

  • Type: Water-based ablative
  • Recommended Usage: All fouling waters
  • Biocide: 40% Cuprous oxide
  • Additives: PTFE
  • Number of Coats Recommended: 2-3
  • Coverage: 430sq.ft./gal.
  • Drying Time: To overcoat 3hrs; To launch; 6hrs. @ 70°F
  • Thinner: Water

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Pettit Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Black, Gallon
 
4.4

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (18)
  • Protects well (11)
  • Visually pleasing (11)
  • Weather proof (6)
  • Antifouling properties (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors (4)
    • Heavy fouling areas (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (10), Advanced (7)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great stuff

    I have a 2001 Bayliner Ciera Sunbridge 3055, I keep it on a trailer at home in the off season, from November to April, I was getting it ready for the 2013 season,...Read complete review

    I have a 2001 Bayliner Ciera Sunbridge 3055, I keep it on a trailer at home in the off season, from November to April, I was getting it ready for the 2013 season, servicing the engines, waxing etc. I noticed that my antifouling paint was in need of refreshing after 3 seasons. I called West Marine and described what I had and the lady on the phone recommended Pettit Hydrocoat. I ordered two gallons and it arrived in three days. I pressure washed the bottom of the boat and the drives/props, Then I jacked the boat off the trailer (use caution) and blocked it. I then painted over the trailer bunks, three coat. The next day I lowered the boat on the trailer and painted the rest. Two gallons, three generous coats on a 30ft boat. Goes on easy, water clean up, good finish, minimal smell. The paint dries very fast so don't put too much at the time in the pan because it will make a skin on top. Can't talk durability yet but thus far, very satisfied.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Easy Application

    Easy to apply and cleaned up very easily with water. One gallon was more than enough for 30 foot Sea Ray. Appeared to provide an even coat with no appearance issues where brush versus...Read complete review

    Easy to apply and cleaned up very easily with water. One gallon was more than enough for 30 foot Sea Ray. Appeared to provide an even coat with no appearance issues where brush versus roller was used. Won't know whether it works until next year. Only issue is top of can and rim had thick globs of dried paint - when mixed in these created bumps in finished coat.

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    5.0

    I would use this product again.

    By Captain Rich

    from Branford Conn.

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Visually Pleasing
    • Weather Proof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoor

      Comments about Pettit Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Black, Gallon:

      Used it for the bottom of my boat, the product went on easy and clean up was a breeze.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Been using it for a.few seasons

      By Ray

      from Cape cod ma

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Protects Well
      • Very Good Protection
      • Visually Pleasing
      • Weather Proof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor

        Comments about Pettit Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Black, Gallon:

        Found the paint covers well , and gives very good protection, I ,think the best thing is the water base easy cleanup even on me. I am not the neatest person when I bottom paint

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        1.0

        Bad Experience

        By s/v Lorelei

        from Connecticut

        About Me Advanced

        Pros

          Cons

          • Difficult to Use

          Best Uses

            Comments about Pettit Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Black, Gallon:

            We bought 2 gallons for our 1999 Beneteau 411 sailboat. When pouring it into the pan we noticed a surface foam developing. When applied to the hull over a sanded surface of prior Petit oil based paint the foaming persisted and produced a rough "popcorn like" surface. No amount of rolling would smooth it out. This left us with no alternative but to wipe it off and purchase another two gallons of oil based paint. Have contacted Petit viae-mail but no respone yet.

             
            4.0

            I'll buy again

            By CS

            from New Mexico

            About Me Beginner

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Protects Well
            • Visually Pleasing

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Outdoor

              Comments about Pettit Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Green, Gallon:

              Have used these paints before, easy to use and long lasting

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great Value Antifouling Paint

              By Sailing Dan

              from Lynn, MA

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Protects Well
              • Visually Pleasing

              Cons

              • Multi-coat Recommended

              Best Uses

              • Annual Coat

              Comments about Pettit Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Black, Gallon:

              Pettit recommends multi-coat but I've been using one coat prior to each season for the past couple of years. I suspect skipping a season would not work. Pressure washing at end of season enables minimal sanding prior to new coat. Cleans and applies easily. I previously used Pettit Trinidad but the less expensive and easier to use Hydrocoat protects the bottom just as well in coastal waters off Massachusetts.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Good product, good price

              By Boston Rocks

              from Boston, Ma

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Protects Well
              • Visually Pleasing

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Pettit Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Black, Gallon:

                  Works well throughout the season. Has more copper in it than many other brands at this price.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great stuff

                  By It-Sea Bit-Sea Too

                  from Waco, Texas

                  About Me Advanced

                  Pros

                  • Easy clean up
                  • Easy to Use
                  • Minimal Odor

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Bottom paint
                    • Drives Props
                    • Lake

                    Comments about Pettit Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Blue, Gallon:

                    I have a 2001 Bayliner Ciera Sunbridge 3055, I keep it on a trailer at home in the off season, from November to April, I was getting it ready for the 2013 season, servicing the engines, waxing etc. I noticed that my antifouling paint was in need of refreshing after 3 seasons. I called West Marine and described what I had and the lady on the phone recommended Pettit Hydrocoat. I ordered two gallons and it arrived in three days. I pressure washed the bottom of the boat and the drives/props, Then I jacked the boat off the trailer (use caution) and blocked it. I then painted over the trailer bunks, three coat. The next day I lowered the boat on the trailer and painted the rest. Two gallons, three generous coats on a 30ft boat. Goes on easy, water clean up, good finish, minimal smell. The paint dries very fast so don't put too much at the time in the pan because it will make a skin on top. Can't talk durability yet but thus far, very satisfied.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Easy Application

                    By In The Hunt

                    from Mentor, Ohio

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Use
                    • Visually Pleasing

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Pettit Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Black, Gallon:

                        Easy to apply and cleaned up very easily with water. One gallon was more than enough for 30 foot Sea Ray. Appeared to provide an even coat with no appearance issues where brush versus roller was used. Won't know whether it works until next year. Only issue is top of can and rim had thick globs of dried paint - when mixed in these created bumps in finished coat.

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        seemingly very low toxic, east to clean

                        By capeshore

                        from South Boston,Ma

                        About Me Advanced

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Use
                        • Visually Pleasing

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Pettit Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Blue, Gallon:

                            Even less smell than a can of house latex,didn't bother my girlfriends or my skin,easy cleanup.26 ft cabin cruiser great coverage. Won't know about its performance till end of season but heard good things.
                            If it performs I wouldn't use another paint again as it's so much less caustic and easy to clean than any other bottom paint.

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Good alternative to Trinidad

                            By Sailing Dan

                            from Lynn, MA

                            About Me Casual/ Recreational

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy to Use
                            • Protects Well

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Once a year bottom paint

                              Comments about Pettit Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Black, Gallon:

                              I use to rely on Petit Trinidad which is excellent but more expensive. I tried Hydrocoat the last two seasons and am pleased with its protection and ease of cleaning at the end of season (as well as sanding at start of new season).

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