FAQs

Why should I use PropSpeed on my running gear instead of conventional bottom paint?


Conventional bottom paints do not adhere well to running gear. And in the rare cases where they do adhere, they inhibit performance. PropSpeed adheres exceptionally well to running gear and any other metal parts below the water line. In addition, PropSpeed actually increases your vessels performance.

How does PropSpeed work?


PropSpeed unique “foul release” formulation produces a surface that does not allow marine growth to permanently attach.

What parts on the bottom of my vessel should be coated with PropSpeed?


PropSpeed can be applied to any metal part below the waterline. These parts include, props, shafts, struts, rudders, trim tabs and thru hull fittings.

What are the benefits of PropSpeed?


PropSpeed will keep your running gear free from marine growth and will increase your vessel’s speed and reduce your fuel consumption.

Is Propspeed environmentally friendly?


Yes. PropSpeed contains no tin, copper or pesticides.

Is PropSpeed a good value?


Absolutely! For years boaters have asked for a coating to keep there running gear free of marine growth. PropSpeed not only delivers a coating that answers this call, but will deliver higher speeds and fuel savings.

Does PropSpeed work in the harshest marine environments?


Yes. PropSpeed has been successfully tested in the harshest marine environments in the world.

How long should PropSpeed last on my vessel?


PropSpeed should last at least one year but many customers report up to two years of service.

Do I need to do anything to maintain my PropSpeed application?


PropSpeed's unique “foul release” formulation is self cleaning. However, it is acceptable if your diver gently wipes PropSpeed with a non abrasive rag.

Can I haul my vessel multiple times without having to re-apply PropSpeed?


Yes. PropSpeed can be hulled and launched multiple times without affecting its performance.

Who should apply PropSpeed to my vessel?


We recommend that you have a certified applicator apply PropSpeed on your vessel. However a well versed “do-it-yourselfer” can properly apply PropSpeed provided he follows the application guide.

Where can I purchase PropSpeed?


PropSpeed can be purchased from most any boatyard. If your boat does not carry PropSpeed , you can find your nearest distributor on this website.