Scuff sanding and cutting/taping off is necessary to ensure the new coat of paint is cosmetically appealing and adhered correctly to provide lasting protection. We prefer Micron CSCⓇ for power boat bottoms and VC17Ⓡ anti-friction for sailboat bottoms proceeded by 5 coats of epoxy barrier coating after a new hull prep.
Preparation for additional coating
New Hull Scuff
Preparation for initial coating
Reset bottom to natural skin