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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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JoAhna K by Captain Jack

This beautiful motor yacht, JoAhna K, has been transformed with the use of Owatrol marine products! About the JoAhna K JoAhna K (originally Beagle II) is a 58’ long passagemaker, built in 1952 and was designed by William Garden to carry a family and crew to voyage the Galapagos non-stop. After this, she then spent […]

Semi-traditional narrowboat

If you’re new to the waterways, you will likely come across a wide variety of different boats and not know what they are called, or what makes them different to one another. We are going to discuss the different types of canal boats and explain the differences. Traditional narrowboat A traditional narrowboat is usually 6ft […]

Renovation of a 1930's Dutch Motordekschuit Barge by Sarah J Petchell

Take a look at this amazing renovation of a 1930’s Dutch Motordekschuit Barge where a customer used Marine CIP and Owatrol Oil in the project. At 15m x 4m, it’s a large project which is being tackled in smaller sections. The work began on the starboard deck using a mix of Owatrol CIP to protect […]

D2 in use on marine boat hull

There are different types of boat varnish on the market and it can be confusing as to which one you should use. Our handy guide will break everything down and help you choose the right varnish for you. Why should I varnish my wood? The short answer is to protect it from being subjected to […]

Narrow boat

Due to the current situation we are all in, the Crick Boat Show has now been postponed and so Owatrol UK will no longer be able to exhibit. So, we thought we would highlight our top 10 marine care products that we would have brought along with us to showcase to show you all! Our […]