DIY Tips for Bottom Painting Your BoatUploader: Goltihn 4 month ago Subscribe 8
When painting around metal items attached to the hull, the copper-based bottom paint should be isolated from the metal. There are special paints made with special copper compounds or even better without copper in them at all to apply to these items. Trust me…it is less expensive to remove and re-tape the boat! Once the hull is dry, you can pull the tape from stem to stern. Tricks for application Putting your mixed boat bottom paint into a squeeze bottle, such as a clean dish soap bottle or a squirt type drinking bottle, can help keep the solvents used from evaporating.