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Annual Bottom Paint Survey Results


TotalBoat Bottom Paint


Which bottom paint did you use this season? Paint Type # of Responses 2017 Avg Score 2018 Avg Score
Interlux ACT Single-Season Copper 213 3.1 3.2
Pettit Hydrocoat Water-Based Ablative 194 3.1 3.1
Interlux Micron CSC Multi-Season Copper 172 3.2 3.3
TotalBoat JD Select Water-Based Ablative 134 2.9 3.1
TotalBoat Spartan Multi-Season Copper 104 3.3 3.3
Interlux Micron Extra Multi-Season Copper 92 3.1 3.3
Pettit ViViD Copper-Free 89 3.2 3.2
Pettit Hydrocoat Eco Water-Based Ablative 83 3.0 3.3
TotalBoat Underdog Single-Season Copper 75 2.9 3.2
Interlux VC 17M Extra Thin-Film 75 3.2 3.3
Pettit Trinidad SR Hard 69 3.2 3.2
Interlux Fiberglass Bottomkote NT Hard 63 3.4 3.2
Interlux Micron 66 Multi-Season Copper 59 3.2 3.2
TotalBoat Krypton Copper-Free 50 2.9 3.3
Pettit Hydrocoat SR Water-Based 44 3.3 3.2
Blue Water Copper Shield 45 Multi-Season Copper 44 3.3 3.3
Pettit Trinidad Pro Hard 43 3.3 3.3
Pettit Ultima SR-60 Multi-Season Copper 43 3.2 3.4
Sea Hawk Cukote Multi-Season Copper 42 3.2 3.3
Pettit Trinidad Hard 40 3.3 3.1
Interlux Micron CF Copper-Free 35 2.9 3.3
Aquagard Bottom Paint Water-Based 33 3.0 3.3
Sea Hawk Biocop TF Multi-Season Copper 32 3.1 3.1
Pettit Unepoxy Standard Hard 25 2.9 3.6
Pettit Black Widow Multi-Season Copper 23 - 3.3
Pettit Ultima SR-40 Multi-Season Copper 23 3.1 3.5
Interlux Pacifica Plus Copper-Free 19 3.6 2.8
Interlux Baltoplate Hard 19 2.8 3.3
Interlux ACT w/ Slime Fighter Single-Season Copper 19 - 3.3
Sea Hawk AF33 Single-Season Copper 19 3.2 3.2
Pettit 1933 Copper Bronze Hard 18 3.4 3.6
Interlux Bottomkote Pro Single-Season Copper 18 3.5 3.2
Interlux VC Offshore Vinyl 18 3.2 3.3
Pettit SR-21 Thin-Film 17 3.2 3.2
Interlux Fiberglass Bottomkote AQUA Water-Based 17 2.3 3.4
Sea Hawk Monterey Water-Based 17 3.3 3.6
Pettit Old Salem Copper Bronze Hard 16 2.0 3.9
Pettit Horizons Multi-Season Copper 16 3.4 3.1
TotalBoat AlumiPaint AF Copper-Free 14 4.0 3.4
Interlux Ultra-Kote Hard 14 3.2 2.9
Blue Water Marine Copper Pro SCX 67 Boosted Multi-Season Copper 14 3.7 3.1
Interlux Trilux 33 Multi-Season Copper 14 3.7 3.6
Blue Water Copper Pro SCX 45 Multi-Season Copper 13 3.6 3.2
Pettit Neptune 5 Water-Based 13 - 2.8
Interlux Aqua One Water-Based 12 4.0 3.3
Sea Hawk Islands 77 Plus Multi-Season Copper 12 3.5 3.2
Pettit Unepoxy Plus Hard 11 3.8 3.2
Sea Hawk Sharkskin Hard 11 3.2 3.3
Interlux Micron CSC HS Multi-Season Copper 11 3.7 3.5
Pettit Copper Guard Single-Season Copper 11 3.0 3.1
TotalBoat KeelHauler Single-Season Copper 11 1.3 3.4
Interlux Aqua Water-Based 11 3.7 3.4
Interlux Micron Optima Water-Based 11 2.7 3.7
Pettit Trinidad 75 Hard 10 3.0 3.6
Interlux Performance Epoxy Hard 9 3.8 3.7
Pettit Ultima Eco Copper-Free 8 3.4 3.3
Interlux Ultra with Biolux Hard 8 - 3.4
ePaint EP-2000 Copper-Free 7 2.5 3.1
Sea Hawk Tropikote Hard 7 3.3 3.3
Blue Water New England Copper Single-Season Copper 7 3.5 3.3
ePaint Ecominder Copper-Free 5 - 3.0
Sea Hawk Mission Bay Copper-Free 5 3.0 2.0
Interlux VC Performance Epoxy Hard 5 4.0 3.8
Aquagard Alumi-Koat Water-Based 5 - 2.8
Interlux Micron WA Water-Based 5 2.5 3.4
Blue Water Copper Shield Hard Hard 4 - 3.0
Blue Water Gold Coast SPC Multi-Season Copper 4 3.0 3.3
Pettit The Protector Multi-Season Copper 4 4.0 3.0
TotalBoat Argo Multi-Season Copper 4 2.2 3.5
Sea Hawk Smart Solution AF Copper-Free 3 3.5 2.7
Pettit Ultima SSA Single-Season Copper 3 2.8 3.3
Aquagard Armor Antifoulant Water-Based 3 - 3.0
Blue Water Shelter Island Plus Copper-Free 2 3.0 3.0
ePaint SN-1 Copper-Free 2 - 3.0
ePaint ZO Copper-Free 2 3.5 3.5
Pettit Pontoon Pro Hard 2 2.0 3.5
Pettit Trinidad VOC Hard 2 - 3.0
Sea Hawk Talon Hard 2 2.0 2.5
Pettit Copper SeaMate Single-Season Copper 2 - 3.0
TotalBoat Inflatable Bottom Paint Water-Based 2 3.0 4.0
ePaint EP-21 Copper-Free 1 - 4.0
Blue Water Marine Copper Pro SCX 67 Hard Hard 1 - 3.0
TotalBoat Juggernaut Single-Season Copper 1 2.8 3.0
Pettit Inflatable Boat Paint Water-Based 1 4.0 3.0
Other Bottom Paint 439 3.2 3.0
Total Responses  2965    

* Factors like location, weather, storage, usage, and cleaning frequency can impact a paint's score significantly.

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