Spot Off achieves results
August Race is able to engineer tailored marine cleaning products, helped by its in-house chemist who has more than 40 years’ experience to draw on.
CEO and export director Sarah Wallbank says active listening and problem solving is central to the company’s overarching core values. As such, new products such as Spot Off are developed.
“We heard a lot of professional users and end-users alike having problems with mould spotting on rib tubes and rubbing strakes so we developed a targeted sporicidal mould spot treatment called Spot Off which has been extremely well received and is achieving fantastic results,” she said.
The company launched its next-generation polymer sealer coats late last year and says the reception has been ‘fantastic’.
“Users like the ease of application, the glassy finish and the reduction of maintenance following application of the products,” said Sarah. “That, coupled with the 100% biodegradability has ensured an immediate following.”
The August Race range has been launched in Greece with the sealer coats particularly popular.
“The biggest issues are the Greek sunshine and mould build up and the protective August Race sealer coats proved incredibly popular as the boats will be left in the water and are prone to be splashed and get dirty quite quickly,” explained August Race’s Greek distributor Akis Zissis.
Sarah added: “Impressive biodegradability and low environmental impact stats are also resonating more and more with our customers both in the UK and worldwide along with our pledge to never to use 'virgin' plastic in any of our packaging.
“Consumers are responding very positively to these commitments which evidences a definite shift in consumers' expectations which is fantastic news for the planet.”
Latest Press Releases
MS Amlin Yacht, the boat insurance specialists have now been race partners of Round the Island Race ... Read more
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and Dee Caffari discuss changes in yacht design during Sir Robin’s sailing c... Read more
The MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2019 is now open for nominations. Having run for many years as a comp... Read more
Barton Marine is sponsoring Team Ausome-Lyra to compete in the 2019 Fastnet Race. The charity Ausom... Read more
MS Amlin Sponsored Yachts Win at ‘The Royal Escape Race’ 2019. Both MS Amlin sponsored entrants were... Read more
Barton Marine Partners with Barrus for Impressive Product Line-up for Seawork International 2019 (11,12, 13 June / Quayside Q17)
Leading global supplier of marine deck hardware, Barton Marine, announces its impressive product lin... Read more