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ViViD Bright Colored Hybrid Antifouling Paint

Brighten your boat with multi-season protection that lasts!

Neither an ablative, nor a hard-epoxy paint, this bright-colored, hybrid combines the qualities of both to provide excellent multi-season protection against marine growth. Unlike a hard epoxy paint, it can be hauled and re-launched without loss of effectiveness. Attractive colors and abrasion resistance make it a great choice for trailered boats whose owners want to look sharp while not having to worry about their trailer bunks rubbing the paint off. Sailboat racers appreciate the fact that it can be burnished ultra smooth and it is also excellent for antifouling outdrives and underwater metals.

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

  • Colors: Blue, Black, Red, Green, White, Yellow
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Recommended Usage: Fiberglass, aluminum, steel and wood boats, trailered and dry stored boats
  • Biocide: 25% Copper Thiocyanate
  • Additives: Zinc omidine
  • Number of Coats Recommended: Two
  • Coverage: 440 sq. ft./gal.
  • Drying Time: Overcoat 2-6hrs; launch 8-24hrs
  • Thinner: Pettit 120, Model 249961
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
ViViD Antifouling Paint, Gallon, White 5436894 1116106
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$259.99

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ViViD Antifouling Paint, Quart, White 6886170 1116108
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$99.99

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ViViD Antifouling Paint, Gallon, Blue 5917497 1126106
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$259.99

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ViViD Antifouling Paint, Quart, Blue 6886147 1126108
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$99.99

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ViViD Antifouling Paint, Gallon, Green 7010234 1136106
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$259.99

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ViViD Antifouling Paint, Gallon, Yellow 7010192 1146106
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$259.99

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Vivid Antifouling Paint, Quart, Yellow 7010218 1146108
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$119.99

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ViViD Antifouling Paint, Gallon, Red 5917737 1166106
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$259.99

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ViViD Antifouling Paint, Gallon, Black 5917703 1186106
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$259.99

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ViViD Antifouling Paint, Quart, Black 6886154 1186108
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$99.99

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Brighten your boat with multi-season protection that lasts!

Neither an ablative, nor a hard-epoxy paint, this bright-colored, hybrid combines the qualities of both to provide excellent multi-season protection against marine growth. Unlike a hard epoxy paint, it can be hauled and re-launched without loss of effectiveness. Attractive colors and abrasion resistance make it a great choice for trailered boats whose owners want to look sharp while not having to worry about their trailer bunks rubbing the paint off. Sailboat racers appreciate the fact that it can be burnished ultra smooth and it is also excellent for antifouling outdrives and underwater metals.

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

  • Colors: Blue, Black, Red, Green, White, Yellow
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Recommended Usage: Fiberglass, aluminum, steel and wood boats, trailered and dry stored boats
  • Biocide: 25% Copper Thiocyanate
  • Additives: Zinc omidine
  • Number of Coats Recommended: Two
  • Coverage: 440 sq. ft./gal.
  • Drying Time: Overcoat 2-6hrs; launch 8-24hrs
  • Thinner: Pettit 120, Model 249961

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Pettit PaintsViViD Bright Colored Hybrid Antifouling Paint
 
4.0

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (11)
  • Visually pleasing (10)
  • Protects well (8)
  • Weather proof (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (6), Casual/ recreational (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

The Best Product I've Ever used!!!

This is the best product I've ever used, goes on nice, has clean bright colors and works great for my trailered boat. Its a hard surface that slickens up in the water making...Read complete review

This is the best product I've ever used, goes on nice, has clean bright colors and works great for my trailered boat. Its a hard surface that slickens up in the water making it faster and more fuel efficient. I use it on both my Sea Ray and Catalina. Here's a tip, put it on with a 3/16" nap roller. Looks great!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

The Jury's still out

I put this on my sailboat as year ago; it applied easy and looked great. The boat has been in fresh water the whole time. But....I recently noticed that the paint...Read complete review

I put this on my sailboat as year ago; it applied easy and looked great. The boat has been in fresh water the whole time. But....I recently noticed that the paint has worn thin at the waterline, and I can see the old paint coming through. I admit that I like to keep the waterline clean, so I do brush it regularly, and that may have caused the paint to wear off too quick, but either way, I'm not happy about it. I'm going to haul it out next week and repaint. If the rest of the bottom still looks good (no growth, and not excessively worn) then I will use it again and just be careful about scrubbing the waterline too much. I hate to switch paints, as you never know how they will react, or if the new paint will adhere properly to the different brand. But if the rest of the bottom looks like the waterline, then I will not be using it again. So for now, my review is not good, I've never had a bottom paint wear off so quick, and I've always been one to scrub the waterline a lot.

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5.0

BEST paint I have ever used

By hank

from croton o ny

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • bottom paint

    Comments about ViViD Bright Colored Hybrid Antifouling Paint:

    Easy to use

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    I would buy this product again

    By woody6684

    from St. Charles, MO

    About Me Beginner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use

    Cons

    • I wish they had more color options

    Best Uses

    • Used on the bottom of my boat for protection

    Comments about ViViD Bright Colored Hybrid Antifouling Paint:

    I used this product for the bottom of my aluminum hull deck boat and it looks great. I will be keeping the boat in the water all summer and hope that this product can protect the hull from algae growth and corrosion. I will know how durable it is when I take the boat out in the fall. The only thing that would have helped was if I could have gotten a closer match to my boat color as the colors for anti-fouling paint are very limited.

    Service and delivery comments:

    This was my first time painting a boat hull and West Marine was very helpful in picking out the correct barrier coat, primer, and paint for my aluminum hull deck boat.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    I would use this porduct again

    By I dont go by a nickname.

    from Venice Fl.

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • expensive

    Best Uses

    • Bottom of Hull

    Comments about ViViD Bright Colored Hybrid Antifouling Paint:

    It does what it was designed to do.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    Trailer boat bottom paint.

    By Bail agent

    from Saint Augustine FL

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Visually Pleasing

    Cons

    • Not Durable

    Best Uses

      Comments about ViViD Bright Colored Hybrid Antifouling Paint:

      Not made to be in the saltwater for more than a couple of months at a time.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      GOOD

      By GEORGE

      from TROY, MI

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Protects Well
      • Visually Pleasing

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about ViViD Bright Colored Hybrid Antifouling Paint:

          GREAT PRODUCT

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Terrific for Lake Erie.

          By Dave

          from Grosse Ile MI

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Pettit Paints ViViD Bright Colored Hybrid Antifouling Paint:

              Only a little touch up at the water line was required every year. A major whole bottom paint was required about every three years. The White is truly white, which appealed to me.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              use another paint

              By Anga Lynn

              from Va Beach VA

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Stopped Barnacle Growth

              Cons

              • Allowed Algae Growth
              • Allowed Slime Growth
              • Hard To Clean
              • Ineffective
              • White Easily Stained

              Best Uses

                Comments about ViViD Bright Colored Hybrid Antifouling Paint:

                looked great when I had it professionally applied in April/May...but in a few months, the algae and slime were all over it, and even after a power wash, the paint is stained. I'll be starting all over in the spring. Waste of money.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great Pooduct

                By Al S

                from Wyandotte, Mi

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoor

                  Comments about ViViD Bright Colored Hybrid Antifouling Paint:

                  Great product. Deliver to store in a flash!

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Petite vivid

                  By Mb

                  from Cape cod

                  About Me Advanced

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use
                  • Protects Well
                  • Visually Pleasing

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about ViViD Bright Colored Hybrid Antifouling Paint:

                      Great for my trailer ski boat you can hardly tell its painted which is moored. And I hate painting bottoms so it's easy as its done every other year.

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Fantastic product

                      By Sporter

                      from Dayton Ohio

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Protects Well
                      • Visually Pleasing

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about ViViD Bright Colored Hybrid Antifouling Paint:

                          I have owned a fiberglass boat for 10 years. I keep it in the water at a lake all summer. Each year, I would have the marina winterized the boat and power clean the bottom. Then in the spying, I would bring the boat home and spend a week cleaning the bottom. Last year, I became desperate and decided to use the Pettit vivid to do the bottom. I left the boat in the lake from March to Nov. when I pulled it out, I was amazed at the condition. The only fouling I had was at the waterline. I did not pay to have the bottom power cleaned and it took me less tha three hours to clean the water line. I intend to spend some time recoating the bottom this year because I will take no chance on the three coats I put on last year.wearing down. In past years, the boat performance suffered badly by fall. Last year there was no appreciable degradation .

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