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WEST MARINE
Five Star Premium Varnish

$44.99

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Model # 7833916 | Mfg # CVWM.946

Product Description

Combines the finest ingredients for top-flight results

Made exclusively for West Marine by Epifanes, our Five Star Premium Varnish flows on easily and creates a coating with excellent flexibility and water resistance in all climates. Formulated with a high solids content, the finest Chinese tung oil, non-yellowing resins, and UV filters, this high-build, traditional spar varnish

  • Recommended Usage: Exterior or interior, above water
  • Formulation: Traditional alkyd, 64% solids
  • Additives: UV inhibitors
  • Recommended Usage: Exterior or interior, above water
  • Drying Time: Tack free: 4 hrs.; overcoat: 24 hrs. @ 65°F 65%RH
  • Number of coats recommended: Bare wood: 7 or 8 coats
  • Color: Clear amber
  • Finish: Gloss
  • Coverage: 150 to 300 sq.ft/liter
  • Thinner: Brush: Model 103731

Specs

Five Star Premium Varnish

Best Use Exterior or Interior
Above Water
Capacity 1000 Ml
Color Clear Amber
Coverage 150 Square Feet per Liter
Cure time Tack Free: 4 Hours; To Overcoat: 24 Hours at 65 Degrees F and 65% Relative Humidity
Finish Gloss
Recommended Number of Coats Bare Wood: 7 or 8 Coats
Type Traditional Alkyd

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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West Marine Five Star Premium Varnish
 
4.6

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Excellent gloss (8)
  • Durable (5)
  • Repels water (5)
  • Color retention (3)
  • Easy clean-up (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Wood surfaces (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic boat owner (6), Perfectionist (4)

Reviewed by 8 customers

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5.0

Seems to be same product epifanes

By Ed

from Keywest

About Me Classic boat owner

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Excellent gloss

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Wood surfaces

    Comments about West Marine Five Star Premium Varnish:

    Georgeous

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    The best varnish buy there is

    By Bill

    from Racine WI

    About Me Classic boat owner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Color retention
    • Durable
    • Excellent gloss
    • Repels water

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Wood surfaces

      Comments about West Marine Five Star Premium Varnish:

      This is the best varnish I have used . In the past I have spent much more money on other brands that have not held up as well. This is all I will use.

       
      4.0

      yes

      By Robert

      from San diego

      About Me Classic boat owner, Cruiser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Antifouling properties
      • Color retention
      • Durable
      • Easy clean-up
      • Excellent gloss
      • Repels water

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Fiberglas Surfaces
        • Metal Surfaces
        • Wood surfaces

        Comments about West Marine Five Star Premium Varnish:

        I used this product for wood trim and decks

         
        5.0

        Fantastic results

        By D.L.

        from Cape Coral Florida

        About Me Classic boat owner, Perfectionist

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Color retention
        • Durable
        • Easy clean-up
        • Excellent gloss
        • Repels water

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Wood surfaces

          Comments about West Marine Five Star Premium Varnish:

          I acquired a 30 year old, neglected sail boat. I've completed refinishing all the exterior teak bright work using a combination of West Marine premium varnish over West System epoxy (207 clear. The results have been fantastic. The premium varnish applied easily and flowed beautifully over the epoxy and has performed very well

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Easy to use and apply.

          By Bruce

          from Wisconsin

          About Me Classic boat owner, Perfectionist, Trailerboater/Angler, Wakeboarder

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Excellent gloss
          • Repels water

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Wood surfaces

            Comments about West Marine Five Star Premium Varnish:

            Great product...lasts long and is easy to apply

            Service and delivery comments:

            It took over a month to get this product. Only because I called 4 times and really wanted this exact product, otherwise I would have cancelled this order. Past orders I have would say your delivery was excellent. This time very very poor.

             
            5.0

            GREAT STUFF

            By my mink

            from san carlos mexico

            About Me Perfectionist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy clean-up
            • Excellent gloss
            • Repels water

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Wood surfaces

              Comments about West Marine Five Star Premium Varnish:

              easy to apply great instructions

               
              4.0

              quality product

              By BIG D

              from Beaverton,OR

              About Me Do it your selfer, Perfectionist

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Excellent gloss

              Cons

              • Labor intensive

              Best Uses

              • Wood surfaces

              Comments about West Marine Five Star Premium Varnish:

              I put this on some new mahogany for our catalina sailboat, beautiful appearance. alot of work, req 7 + coats, 24 HR dry time, but looks great

               
              5.0

              Excellent performer

              By Theo

              from Brooklyn, Michigan

              About Me Classic boat owner, Trailerboater/Angler

              Pros

              • Excellent gloss

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Wood surfaces

                Comments about West Marine Five Star Premium Varnish:

                I finished the mahogany coaming boards on a 1969 o'day daysailer, my 1st project boat last summer. This varnish beat my expectations. Easy to work with when adding additional coats.

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