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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 […]

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 […]

Owatrol donates Deks Olje D1 & D2 to the charity ‘Sailing Tectona’, a charity which supplies sailing training opportunities to people of all ages. Sailing Tectona is supported by The Tectona Trust who provide much-needed funds for mental health and recovery voyages. The wonderful members of staff teach teamwork, communication and resilience to help give […]

Best way to clean boat canvas

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Having your fabrics fresh and clean from any dirt or mildew build up really makes a difference in the lifespan of your boat canvas. But what is the best way to clean boat canvas? To keep your covers and sails in top condition, it is recommended that you clean them with a dowsing of soapy […]

Winter boat storage tips

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The colder months mean it is that time of year again when boats need to be pulled from the water to be safely stored over Winter. But how and where should you store your boat? There are a variety of ways and places you can do so, each with their pros and cons. Boat storage […]

Yacht maintenance checklist

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If you own a yacht, we’re sure you are aware of how much they cost! Maintaining your boat is not only a good idea for safety purposes, but it will also increase the boat’s longevity. There is a wide variety of things you can do to make sure your boat stays in tip-top condition. Some […]

In the event of something bad happening to your boat, you will want to be sure you are safely covered. Boat insurance isn’t a legal requirement for every boat in the UK. However, there are a few circumstances when you do need to have it. Such as if you are keeping a boat in a […]

  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 […]