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    • Color
      Blue
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $187.99

    Sharkskin Antifouling Paint, Blue, Gallon

    In stock online.

    Model #18194209 | Mfg #6142/GL

    UPC #811577011814

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: None
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Blue
    • Copper Free: Not copper free
    • Coverage: 320 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Recoat 1-2 Hours; To Launch: 12 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Modified Epoxy
    • Color
      Red
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $187.99

    Sharkskin Antifouling Paint, Red, Gallon

    In stock online.

    Model #18194191 | Mfg #6141/GL

    UPC #811577011807

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: None
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Red
    • Copper Free: Not copper free
    • Coverage: 320 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Recoat 1-2 Hours; To Launch: 12 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Modified Epoxy
    • Color
      Black
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $187.99

    Sharkskin Antifouling Paint, Black, Gallon

    In stock online.

    Model #18194225 | Mfg #6145/GL

    UPC #811577011838

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: None
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Black
    • Copper Free: Not copper free
    • Coverage: 320 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Recoat: 1-2 Hours; To Launch: 12 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Modified Epoxy
    • Color
      Green
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $187.99

    Sharkskin Antifouling Paint, Green, Gallon

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    Model #18194217 | Mfg #6143/GL

    UPC #811577011821

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: None
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Green
    • Copper Free: Not copper free
    • Coverage: 320 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Recoat 1-2 Hours; To Launch: 12 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Modified Epoxy
    • Color
      Blue
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $187.99

    Sharkskin Antifouling Paint, Dark Blue, Gallon

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    Model #18256370 | Mfg #6140/GL

    UPC #811577011791

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Blue
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 320 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Recoat 1-2 Hours; To Launch: 12 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Ablative

Specs

Product Overview

Sharkskin delivers multi-season protection against hard and soft marine growth.

With 42% cuprous oxide in a hard, modified epoxy base, Sharkskin antifouling paint delivers multi-season protection against all types of marine fouling, including barnacles, sea grass, green weed and other fouling organisms. Sharkskin can be used in fresh- or saltwater. The hard, modified epoxy formula offers excellent abrasion resistance and stands up to occasional cleanings by a diver. Sharkskin can be applied to fiberglass, wood and properly-prepared steel hulls. Do not apply on aluminum hulls. Not for sale in States where prohibited by law.

Key Features

  • Durable, abrasion-resistant modified epoxy base
  • 42% cuprous oxide formula aggressively combats growth
  • Consistent viscosity for better flow and rolling ability
  • May be applied over other modified epoxy paints
  • Compatible with fiberglass, wood and steel hulls
  • Do not apply to aluminum hulls

Physical Data: 

  • Type: Modified epoxy 
  • Finish: Semi-gloss 
  • Available Colors: Red, Blue, Black, Green 
  • Components: 1
  • Curing Mechanism: Solvent release
  • Solids by Volume: 62% +/- 2%
  • Theoretical Coverage: 320sq.ft/gal.
  • VOC: 320g/l
  • Active Ingredients: Cuprous oxide 42%
  • Flash Point: 80°F

Application

  • Application Method: Brush, roller, airless or conventional spray
  • Number of Coats Recommended: 2 minimum, with additional coat(s) on leading edges and waterline recommended
  • Wet Film Thickness/coat: 5mil.
  • Dry Film Thickness/coat: 3.1mil.
  • Application Temperature Min./Max. Range: 50°F-95°F (Optimum: 70°F-80°F)
  • Thinner: Sea Hawk 2033

Drying Times* 

Drying73°F95°F
To touch1 hr.1 hr.
To recoat (min.)2 hr.1 hr.
To recoat (max.)No max.No max.
To launch (min.)12 hr.12 hr.

*The above dry times are minimums. May be recoated after the minimum time shown. There is no maximum dry time before launching.

Get the right amount of paint:

The following recommendations are for two coats of paint. All values are approximate.

Boat Type Bottom Paint
10' Dinghy 1 qt.
14' Outboard 1-2 qt.
18' Runabout 2 qt.
20' Sailboat 3 qt.
24' Runabout 3-4 qt.
30' Sailboat 1.5 gal.
32' Cruiser 1.5-2 gal.
36' Auxiliary 2 gal.
40' Cruiser 2.5 gal.
45' Sailboat 3-3.5 gal
50' Sportfisher 4+ gal.

Another way to determine bottom paint quantity is to estimate the approximate surface area of the hull below the waterline, using the following formula:

Length x Beam x .75 = Approximate underwater surface area in square feet.

Each paint has a “theoretical coverage” area, but most paints require at least two coats, so you can expect actual coverage to be no greater than half of the theoretical value.

More information

For detailed application instructions, see the Sharkskin Data Sheet. NOTE: Manufacturer data sheets are subject to revision. Linked data sheets are believed to be accurate at the time of publication.

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