Category Reviews


“Rock Star” Catamaran Jimmy and Coppercoat

We received this lovely review of Coppercoat from Ricco in New Zealand. His catamaran "Jimmy" is certainly a striking vessel! We treat a disproportionally large amount of catamarans, mainly because lifting this sort of boat is difficult and expensive, so the ability to clean the hull in the water and not having to repaint is an ...

Lick of new paint for Clipper 70s

Over the last six months, the Clipper Race fleet of twelve 70-foot ocean racing yachts has been given a makeover of mighty proportions in preparation for the Clipper 2017-18 Race. In addition to major works during this refit, the Maintenance Team is also carrying out the usual servicing, replacements, re-rigging, upgrades and improvements, including the …


13 Years, 3 Boats and 3 Children.

For many of us, sailing around the world is a dream. The time, commitment and finances reqired often make this dream impossible. In 2003 Matthieu Fleury, and his partner Soizic, realised this dream and began a 3 year circumnavigation. 13 years, 3 boats and 3 children later, this dream has become their life. In 2003, Matt …


Coppercoat on the Rapido 60.

The Rapido 60, designed by Morrelli & Melvin to offer its owners volume, comfort and speed. At the origin of the project is Paul Koch, who has designed, built, sailed and raced trimarans for 25 years (notably the Corsair trimarans), and who wanted a blue-water cruising boat with space to live, but offering all the ...

Abrading Coppercoat.

I recently came across this thread on the YBW forum about abrading Coppercoat and it was nice to read of a customer doing this after 12 years and having a clean hull after 18 months afloat, even in a high fouling area like Sant Carles!: Abrading Coppercoat Should I be abrading Coppercoat? We are often asked by customer when they ...

Coppercoat Independent real world review.

A Coppercoat Independent real world review. I came across this on a world wide Cruiser's forum this morning. Certainly worth a read. This boat has been in the water for 20 months, without any scrubs: "A few pictures taken today.Boat was Coppercoated back in May 2014,and has been in the water since then, no hull scrubs in the ...

Coppercoat after 10 years in the Mediterranean

Mario, who has had Coppercoat on his yacht for 10 years (kept in a high fouling area of the Mediterranean) sent us this nice picture showing what Coppercoat looks like in service. The verdigris green colour can vary in hue, according to local conditions.  


3 year Real World Coppercoat Review.

We often get asked for an independent, real world review of our product, Coppercoat. Here are a few recent comments from the YBW Forums:


Real world Coppercoat motorboat review

I came across this on the YBW forum this morning. If you own a motorboat and are interested in fuel consumption, you should read this thread! "There is a good way to avoid this issue.... need to say that I have no interest whatsoever in the company selling the product - grab deep in your ...

Coppercoat party!

Received this from one of our customers, Mark C today. Nice to see people enjoying applying Coppercoat and celebrating completing the job with a BBQ and beers! Good work Mark and co! "Hi. Saw your mail about some pictures and experiences of using copper coat. Its been on for a year now. Its been great, ...
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