Since 2016 we’ve had CopperCoat problems. With two failed CopperCoat antifoul applications and two touch-up jobs, we thought there was no hope. In a last-ditch effort to find a resolution, the head of CopperCoat UK flew to Grenada. He came to oversee one final antifoul application. If one of the owners of CopperCoat wasn’t able
Coppercoat Antifouling Review: Did you know that when applied correctly CopperCoat Antifoul can last more than 10 years? Instead of having to haul your boat out every year (or every other year) imagine not having the hassle or the expense at all. The biggest draw of CopperCoat to us was the ultimate savings we’d experience
We’ve had a long history of trying to get our CopperCoat antifoul to work. After paying an initial fee of well over $10,000 to get our boat sanded back to the gel coat and an application of the copper-based paint we discovered months later that the application did not work. Our boat was full of
Below you’ll find seven CopperCoat tips to help better ensure your CopperCoat Antifoul application is a success rather than a disaster. These tips are based on using the services of a boatyard rather than applying the product yourself. Almost all DIY applications are “first-timers” and they usually go well because instructions are followed. The application
We had CopperCoat Antifouling applied to the hull of our Oyster 56′ in 2016. Since then we’ve had nothing but problems. To get the full story, watch the following video that highlights. If you want the lasted update, see the links below the videos: our first CopperCoat application in North Carolina a haul out in
Within the past couple of weeks, liveaboard life has been awesome. We enjoyed the speed of 55 mph on a 420 Outrage Boston Whaler with 1400 HP outboards, got a drone donated to us by Patron Tim Ishii (and tested it out!), took Britican up a river to a boatyard for a haul out to
After a year of having Coppercoat antifoul applied we had major problems. Our hull was riddled with barnacles and we had to pay a diver to clean our bottom every couple of months. When we complained to the boatyard that did the job they said it was it wasn’t their fault…it was a bad product.
This marks our first contact with both Bennett Brothers and CopperCoat Antifoul. Unfortunately, it was our first of two major CopperCoat Antifoul failure. September 2016 – Our First Failed Application by Bennett Brothers in Wilmington, North Carolina. You’ll benefit by watching this video: By seeing how to get to Bennett Brothers on the Cape Fear