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Paints & Coatings

International support for Tracy Edwards’ Whitbread yacht renovation
The 58ft yacht skippered by Tracy Edwards MBE and her all-female crew in the Whitbread Round the World race 27 years ago is being restored to its former glory. 02 Oct 2017 - Boating Business
GYG revenue up nearly 20% in H1 2017
Global Yachting Group (GYG) plc has reported a group revenue increase of 19.4% to €33.9m in the first six months of the year. 28 Sep 2017 - Boating Business
International creates charity pink paint
Yacht paint brand International has created a bespoke shade of Toplac pink to coat a Dover-based boat which is aiming to fundraise £30,000 for three cancer research charities. 19 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
AkzoNobel’s coatings in Volvo Ocean Race
All the boats taking part in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race will use Interlux and Awlgrip coatings supplied by AkzoNobel. 06 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Durable print wrap
3M has introduced what it calls an ultra-removable option to its IJ180mC print wrap film portfolio. 11 May 2017 - Boating Business
Pettit Marine anti-fouling paint
International marine coatings company, Pettit Marine Paint, has launched what it calls its highest-performance racing finish to date. 23 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Record-breaking year for Suffolk Yacht Harbour
An investment into a new Coppercoat spray facility has paid off for Suffolk Yacht Harbour with a record-breaking number of antifoul applications completed. 06 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
MY Air has a repaint
The 81m MY Air, initially launched in 2011, has undergone a repaint - in a distinctive matt black colour. 02 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Marclear full strength is relaunched in the UK
Having centralised its manufacturing and distribution processes, Marclear is now relaunching its High Strength antifoul in the UK with the aim of helping small to medium sized businesses. 02 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Owatrol Oil protects and penetrates
Sales at Owatrol are up 20% year on year with the company planning an extensive growth plan for 2017. 31 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Marine & Industrial sees antifoul sales rise
Seajet’s UK distributor, Marine & Industrial, had its best year ever for sales of Seajet antifoul in 2016. 31 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Formula makes it harder for organisms to stick
With legislation set to increase regarding antifoul formulas, manufacturers are looking at alternatives that will still prove effective. 31 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Addition to range
AkzoNobel has added to International’s topcoat range with the launch of its Perfection Pro. 31 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Safe antifouling initiative launched
Everyone using antifoul should wear the right personal equipment – that’s the message from the British Coatings Federation, (BCF), which along with the RYA and British Marine, has launched a new DIY Safe Antifouling Initiative. 31 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Changes to Marineware’s lineup
Akzo Nobel has launched a new range of interior coatings for furniture, kitchens and interior panel work. 31 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Impending BPR leads to manufacturers developing new products
“Whatever regulations are thrown at us, we will make a product to fit the application,” says Hemple’s Darren Gittins in response to the latest impending biocide product legislation to effect paints and coatings manufacturers. 31 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Coppercoat Superyacht debut
BOAT DEBUT: Aquarius Marine Coatings has showcased for its new anti-foul, Coppercoat Superyacht, at the Monaco Yacht Show. 28 Sep 2016 - Boating Business
EU approval for copper compounds
The European Chemicals Industry (ECHA) Biocidal Product Committee has approved Dicopper oxide, copper thiocyanate and coated copper flake as antifouling substances within the EU Biocidal Products Regulation 528/2012. 08 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Hempel’s Classic sees sales growth of 30%
Hempel’s Classic antifouling was originally formulated for commercial marine vessels operating in colder and temperate waters. 01 Feb 2016 - Boating Business
New brand from Teal and Mackrill
Teal and Mackrill’s history stems from providing antifouling paint to the fishing fleet in Hull. 26 Feb 2015 - Boating Business