Christie Emden asked:
Does the application for Repelin, outlined in “how to use”, last for the season or do we need to reapply? We have a 9-foot inflatable with PVC bottom.
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Repelin can last for 3 to 6 months, depending on where your boat is moored and how you use it. It needs re-application more often in tropical water and the bottom should be kept free of slime. As long as slime is kept off, the boat bottom will remain free of barnacles, zebra mussels and algae.
At the first sign of slime on the bottom, wipe it off with a sponge or Marine Power Mitt. This can be accomplished by taking the boat to a shallows and getting in the water and wiping the bottom or hauling the boat, wiping the bottom and re-launching.
Thanks for your question,
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