Antifouling PPE

Ben Meakins discovers the importance of wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when antifouling a hull – and issues some propitious advice

Osmosis repair

Even the worst cases of osmosis can be professionally treated, and while the process is expensive and time consuming, it will revive the boat and restore its value. Jake Kavanagh…

Neglect to apply antifouling and this is the inevitable result

The survey was completed by almost 2,500 boat owners, the vast majority of whom paint their own boats with antifouling paint on an annual basis


The surveys are designed to better understand the current use of antifouling paints by DIY users, and to raise their awareness over the possibility that authorities may decide to restrict…

PBO November 2015 cover

In the November 2015 issue of Practical Boat Owner...