How To

From basic explanations to high end professional tricks, we bring you useful tutorials of the yacht painting process. If in doubt, check this section out, we have just what you need

Paint project preparation

How to prepare the surface of the boat
How to choose tools and equipment
How to abrade the surface
How to remove old paint
How to check the compatibility of existing coating
How to treat with Hempel’s Pre-Clean and Hempel’s Degreaser
How to fill the surface
How to apply Hempel’s Light Primer
How to apply Hempel’s Underwater Primer

Antifoulings application

How to paint below the waterline (1 component system)
How to apply antifoulings
How to apply Hempel’s antifoulings onto unknown AF

Topcoat application

How to apply topcoats

How to treat boat's surface

How to treat keels
How to polish and protect the gelcoat with Hempel's Custom Marine Polish


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