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Epoxycop Bottom Paint - Maximum time before boat MUST be put in water?

May 20, 2020
19
Hunter 30 Nelson BC
I've got a 1/2 a can of Interlux Nautical Epoxycop bottom paint. The table on the can that outlines drying, coating and launch times has a drip of paint obscuring the column with "Maximum days before launch", and the only data sheet I can find online lacks this info. too (http://www.nauticalpaint.com/LiteratureCentre/Epoxycop_Antifouling-eng-A4-Y.pdf).

I'm picking away at repainting a San Juan 21 on weekends, starting (I thought...) with the bottom. Anyone have a can on the shelf they can check and let me know how long I've got finish the entire job and launch the boat, before I risk damaging the new bottom paint?

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May 20, 2020
19
Hunter 30 Nelson BC
And/Or... Thoughts on how long it must stay immersed once launched before I can pull it out to keep working on it?

Thinking maybe covering the bottom with rags and keeping them wet with a soaker hose (the hull is inverted, hanging from the rafters in my carport) would work?
 
May 20, 2020
19
Hunter 30 Nelson BC
Thxs jssailem, but immersion tells me how quickly I can launch it. My problem is the opposite. I need to know how long I can wait before launching. On the can this is measured in days, but I can't read the numbers.
 
Oct 22, 2014
15,786
CAL 35 Cruiser moored EVERETT WA
The data indicates there is not a "max time" it is not indicated. Maybe contact the company. I do not have a can I just have the Data Sheet.