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Ultima Eco combines the breakthrough, metal-free ECONEA™ biocide with a powerful slime fighting agent for dual-biocide, multi-season protection. This copper-free formula can be safely used on all substrates, including aluminum. It provides excellent antifouling protection, with an ablative surface that makes it the perfect choice for both power and sailboats. Ultima Eco’s surface wears away over time, eliminating paint film build up and the need for sanding. It can be used on almost all previously painted surfaces in good condition. Ultima Eco contains 50% more ECONEA™ biocide than the competition, providing true multi-season performance. One or two coats per season are recommended for optimal performance.
Hydrocoat is the most advanced water-based, ablative antifouling available. It offers exceptional multi-season protection against all types of fouling. Hydrocoat’s innovative technology replaces the harsh solvents found in most bottom paints with water, resulting in an easier application and clean up, with no heavy solvent smell. Hydrocoat’s ablative surface wears away with use, exposing fresh biocides while eliminating paint build up and the need for sanding. The low-odor formula is so environmentally friendly, it exceeds even the most stringent air pollution regulations. Hydrocoat withstands frequent trailering, beaching, and launching. Its unique formula allows unlimited dry time to launch, so you can paint in the fall or winter.
Trinidad is the top-of-the-line in conventional antifouling paints. It has earned its reputation as one of the most respected names in the industry. Trinidad delivers an extremely high load of cuprous oxide, to combat even the most extreme fouling conditions. Its durable, hard modified epoxy finish has excellent adhesion, and is highly abrasion resistant. When left in the water, Trinidad will provide years of dependable service. The perfect choice for competitive racing or blue water cruising.
Trinidad SR is the standard by which all bottom paints are measured. It remains the longest lasting, strongest antifouling paint available. Utilizing a high copper load and slime resistance, Trinidad SR provides unprecedented resistance to all fouling. Its hard protective coating has excellent adhesion, and withstands the toughest abuse. Left in the water, it will provide years of dependable service. So effective it earned Practical Sailor’s "Gear of the Year" honors twice.
The Protector has earned its solid reputation by providing excellent long lasting protection while meeting the 330 gram per liter VOC regulations. A very high copper load makes it a good choice for tropical and other warm waters where extreme fouling exists. When left in the water, it provides dependable protection for up to two years of service. Its hard modified epoxy base provides a durable, abrasion resistant finish ideal for powerboat or sailboat use. Compatible with most finishes.
Ultima - Canada Only
Ultima provides excellent antifouling protection without the costs associated with high-end antifoulants. This unique formula combines all the advantages of both hard and ablative antifouling paints to produce a modern-day paint film designed to stand up to a season’s abuse. Ultima will self-polish over time yet remains durable enough to resist premature wear. It can be hauled and re-launched without repainting, and can be used on most previously painted surfaces. Ultima is equally effective on both power and sailboats, and its attractive price tag makes it an excellent choice for use as a boatyard’s “house paint”. One or two coats per season are recommended for optimal performance.
Horizons - Canada Only
Horizons enhanced formula utilizes an increased biocide load combined with PTFE to offer outstanding multi-season control in all types of fouling. It employs a unique controlled erosion technology to minimize coating build-up and keep underwater surfaces smooth. Its ablative surface wears away with use providing a continuous supply of fresh biocides while eliminating the need for sanding. Horizons employs a Slime Release technology combining super-slick PTFE with a higher copper load for added performance and reduced friction. It can be hauled and re-launched without repainting. Horizons is an excellent bottom paint choice for power or sailboats with fiberglass, wood or steel hulls.
Hydrocoat Eco is the newest member of Pettit’s exclusive water-based, copolymer ablative family of bottom paints. The highest level of metal-free ECONEA™ biocide available is combined with a powerful slime fighting inhibitor to provide unprecedented multi-season protection in the toughest marine environments. Innovative Hydrocoat Technology is used to replace the harsh solvents found in most bottom paints with water, providing an easier application and clean up, with low VOC’s, and no heavy solvent smell. Hydrocoat Eco’s co-polymer ablative paint film wears away with use allowing for a controlled release of biocides while eliminating paint build up and the need for sanding between coats. This copper-free formula is compatible over almost all bottom paints and is safe for use on all substrates including steel and aluminum. Hydrocoat Eco will not lose effectiveness when removed from the water.
Delivers exceptional, multi-season, performance. Its ablative surface wears away over time, reducing build up. Utilizes the same proven formula as Ultima Pro from our Pro Coatings line. Note: Due to extremely high copper load, some variations in color and finish may occur.
Now you can have the brightest colors, the blackest black and the whitest white available in a bottom paint. Vivid’s attributes go far beyond its beautiful vibrant colors, for it also provides excellent multi-season, dual biocide antifouling protection under all conditions. Vivid’s new hybrid technology incorporates all the benefits of both ablative and hard paints in one superior product. Its hard, smooth surface withstands trailering and is easily burnished to a high performance super slick racing finish. Applied in thin coats using a 3/16” or less nap roller, Vivid resists build up and can be hauled and launched without loss of protection. When used over the recommended priming system Vivid can safely be used on aluminum hulls and outdrives. The perfect antifouling choice for any boat.
Black Widow is the slickest, fastest, ultra-smooth, burnishable racing finish available. Its powerful dual biocides provide multi-season protection in all waters. Black Widow is easily applied by roller, brush, or spray and is easily burnishable to a metallic “gun-metal” shine.