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Marine

From restoration to renovation, here you will find tips and advice on all things marine.
Our marine posts will have something interesting and inspiring for everyone.

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Top 10 marinas in the US & Canada

It’s that time of year when we all start thinking about our next vacation. The problem is, there are so many great marinas in both the US and Canada, so you’re going to be spoilt for choice. If you’re wondering where you should take your boat on your precious time away from work, then look […]

lake in the winter

Now really is the time to winter-proof your boat. If you find it all a little daunting and are not sure where to start, then you’re in luck! This post will help assist you in making sure you give your boat all the TLC needed before giving your boat a rest. Check your hull When checking your […]

Marine care range

We have 9 products in our Marine Care range that work together to keep your boat looking its best. Whether you want something to strip away a previous coating, clean and revive your gelcoat, or give your boat a whole new look, Owatrol has the solution for you. So, what products are in the range? […]

Corrosive inhibiting primer

Do you need to protect your hull, keel or ballast from rust and corrosion? Marine CIP (Corrosive Inhibiting Primer) is a rust inhibiting primer which can be over-coated with the paint of your choice. Perfect for using above or below the water line, Marine CIP contains the anti-corrosive properties of Marine Oil. This enables it to stabilise the surface […]

Side view of Narrowboat revived with Marine Polytrol

We have recently received some photos from a happy customer that used Marine Polytrol to revive their narrowboat – did you know that Marine Polytrol can be used on boats too? What is Marine Polytrol? Marine Polytrol is a deep penetrating oil which restores the original color and appearance of dull or tarnished plastics, metals, […]

Transyl is a product that has many jobs and it does them all very well. Its versatility makes it a go-to product for many people, as it can assist in many different ways. What exactly is Transyl Oil? Transyl Oil is a lubricating, deep penetrating, self-spreading liquid with exceptional ‘wetting’, spreading and climbing properties. It is able […]

After shot of a boat with Deks Olje D1 and D2

We have recently received another case study from our friends over at Style With A Brush, a professional painting and finishing company specializing in chemical-free, eco-friendly products that far out perform off-the-shelf paints and varnishes. The boat they were working on was from 1981 and they weren’t sure if the teak wood on the topside of […]

Transyl for marine machinery

Boat maintenance is highly important as it can help prevent too many repairs and all too frequent replacements. From time to time, as with anything, even in the household and other industries, parts require lubrication. This is to keep them working efficiently and smoothly. By maintaining parts, you can significantly help to extend their life. […]

Deks Olje D2 looking beautiful

Owatrol Coatings USA, producer of high quality long lasting marine coatings that offer exceptional protection and a superior finish are pleased to announce our partnership with Click&Boat, innovators in the peer-to-peer boat rental sector. Click&Boat are offering $50 OFF your first booking as a boat owner and $15 OFF your first rental as a customer […]

Teak Flag Pole 1 Month Later

We recently received this case study from Style with a Brush, a professional painting and finishing company in Washington D.C. which specializes in wood refinishing including marine and residential work. They have recently used Deks Olje D1 saturating hardwood oil and Deks Olje D2 high gloss oil varnish to completely overhaul a teak flagpole and ladder […]