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What are the benefits of Aurora VS721 Bottom Wax over paint?


Ralph Edwards asked:

Please let us know about your bottom wax products versus painting the bottom of the boat.


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The benefits of using Aurora VS721 Bottom Wax instead of painting are many. Some of them are:

  • Works in salt and fresh water.
  • Use on power, sail, trailered boats.
  • Protection against algae, barnacles and zebra mussels.
  • Less cost.
  • Easier application.
  • No sanding or scraping.
  • No toxins or poisons to deal with.
  • Environment friendly. Inert and stable, up to 145 mph.
  • No environmental concerns when applying or cleaning.
  • Won’t harm fish or other marine life.
  • Reduces spread of non-indigenous species from one body of water to another.
  • No present or future regulatory concerns to deal with.
  • You can DIY (Do It Yourself) without a permit or regulatory training.
  • No government restrictions.
  • Clear coating allows you to see the condition of your hull at all times without stripping away the paint.
  • Osmosis protection.
  • Higher top speed.
  • Better acceleration.
  • Reduced fuel consumption.
  • Quicker and easier hole shots.
  • Better light air performance for sailboats.
  • Reduced kiting and crashing on performance powerboats.
  • Improved handling.
  • Inert, will not rub or slough off into the water trailer or slings.
  • Easier to launch and haul trailered boats.
  • Safer when people are swimming near your boat.
  • Improved appearance, brilliant shine, clear coating will not change the color of you hull, increased value when you sell or trade your boat.
  • Easier clean up at the end of the season.
  • Apply to all surfaces below the waterline without concerns about galvanic action.
  • Safe to use on aluminum boats.

You can get more product, prep and application information in the catalog section on our website: www.auroramarine.com


Thanks for your question,

Captain Aurora

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