VMG Racing Finish Antifouling Paint
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SEA HAWKVMG Racing Finish Antifouling Paint

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Product Overview

When a fraction of a second counts, VMG wins the race!

Experienced sailors know that when it comes to winning races, a split second can spell the difference between winning or not. That's why ensuring that your boat's hull is as smooth as possible is so important. VMG can help you do this. What is VMG? VMG is a PTFE-enhanced, friction reducing, low drag, high performance coating that creates a super-smooth racing finish with no sanding required. 

VMG can be applied over properly prepared existing freshwater thin-film paints and can also be applied over properly prepared and primed fiberglass, aluminum and steel surfaces. Depending on temperature, VMG can be overcoated in as little as 10 minutes, making it easy to get the project done in less than a day. For use in freshwater only. Not for sale in States where prohibited by law.

Key Features

  • Reduces friction (drag) 
  • Easily cleaned in and out of the water
  • Color stays bright after launch
  • No sanding between coats
  • Contains PTFE for a super-slick surface 
  • For use in freshwater only

Physical Data

  • Type: Two-part racing finish
  • Finish: Semi-gloss
  • Available Colors: Gun Metal Gray, Red, Blue, Jet Black, Bronze
  • Components: 1 quart + zinc/stainless steel flakes
  • Curing Mechanism: Solvent release
  • Solids by Weight: 22.9%
  • Solids by Volume: 8.08%
  • VOC: 487g/qt.


  • Application Method: Airless and conventional spray; Solvent-resistant brush or roller
  • Coverage (Theoretical): 85sq.ft./qt. @ recommended film thickness
  • Number of Coats Recommended: 2-3
  • Dry Film Thickness/Coat: 1mil/coat
  • Application Temperature: 50°F (min.) 70°F-80°F best
  • Thinner:  Sea Hawk 7105 or Isopropyl Alcohol

Drying Times*

Drying @41°F @60°F @73°F @95°F
To touch 5 min. 5 min.5 min.5 min.
To recoat 10 min. 10 min. 10 min. 10 min.
To launch (min.) 20 min. 20 min. 15 min. 10 min.
To launch (max.) No max. No max. No max. No max.

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

More information

For detailed application instructions, see the VMG 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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