View Full Version : Gelcoat chalking

04-21-2011, 09:02 AM
Any advice on restoring or improving the chalking in the gelcoat? What to use for best results?



04-21-2011, 09:38 AM
I am all ears as well... we wax our boat like 4 times a season... there has to be a better way!!!

04-21-2011, 11:08 AM
You both need to remove the oxidation. Essentially buff, polish, then wax. There is hundreds of threads on this topic, recommend doing some searches. I suggest Maguires #49 or 3M products, a high-speed buffer, and good quality pads and backing plate.

04-22-2011, 01:55 AM
It's alot of work to get the color back. Red seems to be the worst. We wet sanded some of the boats I had. Once it starts, It seems to come back quick. A good body shop may help you out.