LAC: Longest lasting "Wax"?

Grant Lenahan glenahan at
Sun Aug 20 18:38:17 EDT 2006

I'm concerned that car experience wont translate to a marine app... 
have you called meguiar's? They have a boat line.

On Aug 20, 2006, at 6:03 PM, David Ullrich wrote:

> Hey all,
> Although its not for my Audi, this could easily apply to any Audi. I'm 
> in
> search of the longet lasting wax or wax-like product for use in a harsh
> environment. Specifically on my fiberglass blat. She's an older 40 foot
> trawler (a Willard 40 FBS for those familiar with trawlers). Her hull 
> is
> white with a grey boot stripe. The hull is oxidized (clalky). I can gt 
> rid
> of the chalkiness and oxidation with a polisher and cleaner/compound. 
> She
> has plenty of gelcoat left for that. If it comes down to it, she 
> actully has
> enough gel left that I could wet sand then polish, but I dont thing 
> shes
> that for gone. But the real question is what wax or wax-like product 
> to put
> on to keep it looking good for a long time to come. I dont need super 
> high
> gloss, the most important thing to me is longevity. She is outseide 
> and in a
> slip, constantly exposed to the elements including salt air. I am good 
> about
> rinsing her down with freah water after I take her out, but she is 
> exposed
> to saltwater at least one a month.  Idealy I'd like it to last at 
> least a
> year, if not longer. SO, anyone have any suggestions for a long lasting
> product?
> Dave
> 1987 CGT 2.3
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