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Bottom Paint

From time to time, a slight algae or slime forms on all vessels. The bottom painted portion of the hull can be wiped off with a coarse towel or a piece of old rug while the boat is in the water. Do not use a stiff or abrasive material to clean the bottom paint. The bottom paint should be inspected annually. If it needs repainting, flush the old paint and wash with hot water and laundry detergent. Rinse well and let surface dry completely. Feather any deep scratches with sandpaper and repaint, following the directions on the bottom paint label.

Replacement coating can be ordered from your Sea Ray dealer. Fiberglass hulls should never be hauled, painted and re-launched the same day, since this does not allow sufficient time for the moisture that has been absorbed into the old paint film to completely dry out. Generally, 24 to 36 hours of drying time is required.

Note: There are EPA regulations regarding bottom paint application. Consult your Sea Ray dealer for proper application methods.


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