Powerboat Reports Winner
- Blue Water anitfoulants dominated in 6 month paint tests conducted independently by Powerboat Reports in March, 2009.
- Blue Water bottom paints took the top spots for 6 month results make them the best value and highest rated antifouling paints.
- No Paint Buildup
- Eliminates Heavy Sanding
- Good Protection for Moderate Fouling Conditions
Copper Shieldd™45 provides antifouling protection against barnacles, algae and hydroids in salt and fresh water on boat bottoms only. Its ablative copolymer base renders a smooth finish with durability and abrasion resistance. Copper Shield™45 releases biocide by the constant exposure of new paint film to the water. Copper Shield™45 has universal application over all types of properly prepared bottom paints (except aluminum). For use on fast fiberglass boats, as well as wood and steel hulls.
Loaded with 45% copper, this self-polishing ablative gives full protection in moderate fouling conditions at the very best price on the market today. Compares to Interlux Micron CSC
Covers 300 - 400 square feet / gallon; 2 coats needed for proper application - 3rd coat recommended on the waterline
To figure out the amount of paint required: Length x Beam x .85 x 2 (2 coats)= Total / 300 feet = Gallonage Required
MULTI-SEASON PROTECTION - average boater (50 - 100 hours) will get anti-fouling protection of 2-3 years