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Still In The Bronze Age: Why Is Bronze The Go-To Industry Standard?

Home > category > Blogs > Still In The Bronze Age: Why Is Bronze The Go-To Industry Standard? In this fast-paced modern world, you might be forgiven for thinking that propellers could be made from a variety of new space-age materials. Yet despite the advancements in technology, bronze remains the go-to industry choice for prop [...]

Changing Tides: Falling inflation, increasing interest rates and the marine industry

Home > category > Blogs > Changing Tides: Falling inflation, increasing interest rates and the Marine Industry Over the past 12 months, inflation has dominated the news cycle and impacted millions of businesses across the globe in almost every sector imaginable. Since the start of 2023, there have been signs that after aggressive interest rate [...]

Understanding Sustainable Coatings

Home > category > Blogs > Understanding Sustainable Coatings An increasing number of environmentally aware, ocean-loving yacht owners yearn for more sustainable marine coatings. They want to do their bit to protect sea-life and the ocean environment. Boat owners and operators are increasingly hearing and using the following four buzzwords. Here is our attempt to [...]

Why fouling doesn’t have to be a drag on your boating experience

Home > category > Blogs > Why fouling doesn’t have to be a drag on your boating experience Fouling is part and parcel of owning a boat, but understanding the causes of this phenomenon and selecting the right protection can ease the headaches for boat owners and help them get the best out of their [...]

Electrolysis – How to combat this mysterious threat to your boat

Electrolysis – How to combat this mysterious threat to your boat They are the tell-tale signs that all boat owners dread – pitting, pinking or discolouration of the all-important propeller. This type of damage is called electrolysis, or electrolytic corrosion, and it is a common and potentially costly headache for boaties. In many cases, they [...]

Antifouling and Foul Release coatings

Home > category > Blogs > Antifouling and Foul Release coatings…What’s the difference? The left two propeller blades have been coated with PropOne, a foul release propeller coating; the right two propeller blades have had no treatment. Key Points: Fouling is the accumulation of marine organisms on underwater surfaces and is an inevitable part of [...]
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