Got a quote to paint
our bottom. It's got Proline 1088 on it, which is a vinyl hard paint
. They want to sand and paint the bottom for $2400, not counting haulout and yard fees! We paid less than this to get the bottom done in Long Beach! This is Star Marina in San Carlos
. Boat is a 50' ketch
with a 37.7' waterline. I've been trying to research
Proline 1088 but it may not be available anymore, they want to put Interspeed 640 on, not sure if this is vinyl and compatible or if they plan on sanding
all the old stuff off, still trying to get clarification.
Our topside paint is awl grip, and the nonskid on the starboard side, outside the cockpit
, is starting to come off in large flakes (1"-2"). They want a little over $10k to sand/prep/paint awlgrip for the whole topside.
These prices seem way high to me, after hearing about so many boats that come down here for paint.
We're currently in La Paz
, getting our main mast
, main boom, and mizzen mast
painted. They sanded them all to bare metal, filled all the holes (54 holes in the boom!), a zinc primer, a white primer, and 2 coats of paint (all interlux), for $1500. So not sure why we're getting such crazy high quotes from San Carlos/Guaymas area, unless we're asking the wrong people, or we need to look elsewhere in Mexico!?
Does anybody have any recent experience with topside or bottom paint
? Or experience with Proline 1088?