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PETTIT Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint

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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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Blue, Gallon 5436878 1124006
In stock online.

$179.99

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

$72.99

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

$179.99

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

$179.99

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

$179.99

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

$72.99

Product Description

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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PettitHydrocoat Antifouling Paint
 
4.5

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (31)
  • Protects well (23)
  • Visually pleasing (23)
  • Weather proof (14)
  • Antifouling properties (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (6)
  • Heavy fouling areas (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (15), Advanced (14), Beginner (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (16)

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

Excellent

By Goose

from Cape cod

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • water clean up +++

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint:

      Easy to apply,great protection good for the environment!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Fantastic

      By Jake22

      from Boston

      About Me Beginner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor

        Comments about Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint:

        I just purchased a Used Fiberglass inflatable. I painted the Bottom and it looks Great!
        Easy to use, Great Coverage, Nice color.
        I reccomend this product to anyone.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Fantastic

        By Jake22

        from Boston

        About Me Beginner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoor

          Comments about Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint:

          I just purchased a Used Fiberglass inflatable. I painted the Bottom and it looks Great!
          Easy to use, Great Coverage, Nice color.
          I reccomend this product to anyone.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Bottom Paint

          By moodyblu

          from Fairhaven,MA

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Protects Well
          • Visually Pleasing

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint:

              Old reliable!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Application easy.

              By Dave

              from Milwaukee, Wi.

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Haul Out In Fall Will Tel
              • Protects Well
              • Visually Pleasing
              • Weather Proof

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Bottom paint

                Comments about Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint:

                Easy application, easy clean up, Hopefully will be as effective as Trinidad which I have used for 15 years previously with excellent results.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                4.0

                Clean and Easy

                By satchmo

                from Lane County, Oregon

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Up Easily
                • Easy to Use
                • Protects Well
                • Re-coats Beautifully
                • Visually Pleasing
                • Weather Proof

                Cons

                • Tone Changes Throughout

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint:

                  This product is a great high quality paint - goes on clean and easily. It's durable (4 or 5 years between re-coats) and has a nice appearance. Only reason it didn't get 5 stars is I find that the tone changes throughout the contents - I mixed it very well and mixed between coats/usages and still found some change in tone.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Easy to use, great product!

                  By Karson219

                  from Michigan City, IN

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint:

                      I will be purchasing again.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      4.0

                      Good choice for anti-fouling

                      By Rp

                      from Rock Hall, MD

                      About Me Advanced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Can Thin With Water
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Good Mult-season Use
                      • Good Ratings
                      • No Harsh Fumes
                      • Protects Well

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                      • Fiberglass

                      Comments about Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint:

                      Goes on best if thinned with water, as Pettit suggests.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      Great Bottom Paint

                      By Mike

                      from Bear, DE

                      About Me Advanced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint:

                          Great for sailboats and trawlers. OK FOR FAST POWERBOATS With 2 coats.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          5.0

                          liked this product very much

                          By " andy

                          from rock hall md

                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy to Use
                          • Protects Well
                          • Visually Pleasing

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint:

                              Goes on nicely no odor no mess with clean up makes a nasty job easier

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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