After six months of the boat being in constant use, I’m very impressed. Previously, the hull would have had very heavy fouling on it, but as you can see from the photo the only growth is on the aluminium keel bands, which I wasn’t able to prepare in the same way as the rest of the hull.
Applying Coppercoat Antifouling, “Practical Boat Owner” April 2015, written by David Parker
I personally wouldn’t use any other anti-fouling on any vessel I own in the future. The savings over the minimum 10 year period of its life expectancy will be quite considerable. When compared with using regular anti-foul, applying Coppercoat will save me nearly £3,900!
Antifouling Special, “Practical Boat Owner” 2009, written by Mike Coates
The Coppercoat has performed extremely well as an antifouling, needing only a light washing down each year to remove the ubiquitous river lichen slime.” “As an antifouling we have been particularly impressed by Coppercoat performance over the years and we would confidently recommend it.
8 year trial by ‘Yachting Monthly’ 1999, written by Duncan Kent
Needless to say it was a simple decision for us to continue using Coppercoat, and we were happy to find the product sold in New Zealand. Travelling in remote regions, many people carry extra anti-foul with them to re-do their boat as they go. Coppercoat gives us the confidence that we won’t run into these issues.
Article from ‘Trade A Boat’ 2007, written by Rowan Spinks
The main advantage of Coppercoat is that it is lower maintenance than ordinary paint, and owners in the Med have told us that they need less frequent haul-outs to deal with waterline weed and general slime. Owners in the Caribbean have told us that their hulls stayed cleaner for much longer.
Article from ‘Practical Boat Owner’ 2006, written by Jake Kavanagh
Since her launch almost seven years ago ‘Zest’ has never been out of the water for more than 18 hours. Our experience is that copper epoxy, (Coppercoat) is a great success. We never have any weed or barnacles on the bottom, just a thin layer of slime that is easily blasted away by a pressure hose.
Article from ‘Yachting Monthly’ 2001, written by Miles Kendall