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£108.00+VAT

NonStop Antifouling 2.5L

NonStop Antifouling 2.5L

A self-polishing antifouling

From £90.00

RRP
£69.95+vat

Mare Nostrum 2.5L

Mare Nostrum 2.5L

Self-polishing. Suitable for all hulls. (Only White for aluminium)

From £62.95

RRP
£113.4+VAT

Racing Antifouling 2.5L

Racing Antifouling 2.5L

Hard, smooth and polishable. For high speed vessels. SPECIAL OFFER!

From £94.50

Aqualine Spray

Aqualine Spray

Specially developed for light metal components found below the water-line.

From £16.00

NOW
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Strippit

Strippit

From £27.50

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CU-PRO Kit

CU-PRO Kit

CU-PRO Antifouling pack

From £145.00

Aqualine Kit

Aqualine Kit

From £25.00

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Contractor Brush

Contractor Brush

Quality mix of natural and synthetic bristle for use with all paints and va

From £1.05

PREMIUM
SYNTHETIC

Professional Synthetic Brush

Professional Synthetic Brush

100% Synthetic bristle for long life and no bristle loss

From £2.15

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Premier Synthetic Brush

Premier Synthetic Brush

Our best synthetic bristle brush!

From £3.85

BEST
BRISTLE

Premier Bristle Brush 3

Premier Bristle Brush 3"

The finest natural bristle brush!

From £10.00

BEST
VALUE SET

Advantage Brush Set

VALUE
SET

ProDec 3 Brush Set

EASIER
THAN TRAYS

Paint Scuttle

Paint Scuttle

A plastic paint scuttle available in 3 sizes

From £3.60

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Up to 50ft Canal Boat Maintenance Kit

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Up to 65ft Canal Boat Maintenance Kit

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Up to 75ft Canal Boat Maintenance Kit

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Up to 40ft Canal Boat Refurb Kit

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Up to 65ft Canal Boat Refurb Kit

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Up to 80ft Canal Boat Refurb Kit
Jotun Anti-Skid Additive

Jotun Anti-Skid Additive

Aluminium oxide particles that can be used to produce a non-slip finish.

From £9.95

New improved

SML Anti-Slip Beads

SML Anti-Slip Beads

Polypropylene beads that are easy to use and provide a non-slip finish.

From £4.00

Jotafloor Rapid Dry

Jotafloor Rapid Dry

A quick drying, single pack paint that can be used as exterior deck paint.

From £34.95

15 cm Sieve

15 cm Sieve

15 cm sieve for anti-skid additive

From £3.95

APPROVED
ROYAL NAVY

Jota Armour

Jota Armour

A 3 component epoxy coating giving the ultimate non-slip surface

From £129.90

Jotatemp 650 5L

Jotatemp 650 5L

A coating that provides protection to steel exposed to extreme temperatures

From £365.00

Penguard Express

Penguard Express

A fast drying, high build, two-pack epoxy primer.

From £37.75

Penguard Express MIO

Penguard Express MIO

A fast drying, two-pack epoxy containing micaceous iron oxide.

From £41.95

Penguard Express ZP

Penguard Express ZP

A fast drying, two-pack epoxy containing zinc phosphate.

From £41.95

Mega Filler Smooth 4L pack

Mega Filler Smooth 4L pack

Two-pack epoxy filler

From £119.95

Jotamastic 80 Standard

Jotamastic 80 Standard

A two-pack epoxy primer providing excellent corrosion protection.

From £41.95

Jotamastic 87

Jotamastic 87

The market leading two-pack epoxy primer in the marine industry.

From £50.00

GREAT
VALUE

Jotamastic Smartpack 10L

Jotamastic Smartpack 10L

A two-pack epoxy primer for use on steel.

From £89.50

Jotamastic 80 W/G  (Wintergrade)

Jotamastic 80 W/G (Wintergrade)

The Wintergrade version of Jotamastic 80

From £44.10

Jotamastic 87 W/G

Jotamastic 87 W/G

The Wintergrade version of the ultimate in corrosion protection for steel

From £50.00

100's OF
COLOURS

Jotamastic 90 Standard

Jotamastic 90 Standard

A two-pack epoxy mastic coating available in a range of colours.

From £52.50

100's OF
COLOURS

Jotamastic 90 W/G (Wintergrade)

Jotamastic 90 W/G (Wintergrade)

A two-pack epoxy mastic coating available in a range of colours.

From £52.50

GREAT
VALUE

Jotamastic Sm/pack AL 10L

Jotamastic Sm/pack AL 10L

A two-pack aluminium-pigmented primer coat.

From £89.50

Jotamastic SF 14.67L

Jotamastic SF 14.67L

A two pack solvent-free epoxy mastic coating

From £185.00

SPECIAL
OFFER

Jotamastic 90 AL Standard

Jotamastic 90 AL Standard

The ultimate in corrosion protection for steel boats.

From £52.50

SPECIAL
OFFER

Jotamastic 90 AL W/G
Thinners No. 02

Thinners No. 02

Solvent base

From £25.75

Thinners No. 07

Thinners No. 07

Solvent base

From £25.75

Thinners No. 10

Thinners No. 10

Solvent base

From £25.75

Thinners No. 17

Thinners No. 17

Solvent base

From £25.75

Weighing Scales

Weighing Scales

Digital scales that weigh accurately up to 5kg in 1 gram increments.

From £8.50

Colour Charts

Colour Charts

Hundreds of accurate colour swatches available.

From £9.95

Drill Bit Stirrers

Drill Bit Stirrers

A drill mounted paint stirrer enabling fast, efficient mixing of paint

From £4.95

Wet Film Gauge

Wet Film Gauge

For accurately measuring the wet film thickness of freshly applied paint.

From £0.75

Mixing Cups

Mixing Cups

Plastic containers for mixing small quantities of two-pack paints.

From £0.60

Tin Opener

Tin Opener

Specially designed tin opener for use with all lever lid tins.

From £1.00

Low Tack Tape - 50m

Low Tack Tape - 50m

Fine Line Low Tack Masking tape Fine line, bleed free tape for professional results. All paints & surfaces.

From £3.80

NEW!!

Painters Rags 1 kg

Painters Rags 1 kg

Quality lint-free painters rags 1kg

From £4.40

FOR
CAGE

9

9" Microfibre Roller

A roller that is suitable for use when applying antifouling and primers.

From £2.00

FOR
FRAME

SML Blue Stripe Roller

Better
Quality

Disposable Coveralls

Disposable Coveralls

Good quality disposable coveralls for use with all paint products

From £3.95

NEW
IMPROVED

Safety Goggles

Safety Goggles

From £6.50

Roller Tray

Roller Tray

A black plastic roller tray.

From £1.00

Extension Pole

Extension Pole

A quality extension pole making painting large areas quicker and easier

From £10.95

DETAIL
WORK

Handled Paint Cup

Handled Paint Cup

Handled / shaped cup for ease of use

From £4.00

New
Product!

Scuttle Liners

Scuttle Liners

From £6.00

Flexible Sandpaper  Cloth Backed  - 5 metre roll

Flexible Sandpaper Cloth Backed - 5 metre roll

Several grades of professional flexible sand paper. 5m roll.

From £7.65

Value Sandpaper 5m roll

Value Sandpaper 5m roll

Value sandpaper 5m roll

From £4.95

BELOW
WATERLINE

Underwater Primer 2.5L

Underwater Primer 2.5L

SHIELD Underwater Primer

From £24.95

100's OF
COLOURS

High Build Epoxy Primer 2.5L

100's OF
COLOURS

Undercoat 2.5 L

Undercoat 2.5 L

From £24.95

NEW
PRODUCT

Brushing Thinners
AlkydPrimer

AlkydPrimer

A single pack, oil based primer/undercoat.

From £29.50

Pilot QD Primer

Pilot QD Primer

A fast drying, single pack, alkyd based primer for use above the waterline.

From £26.00

Vinyguard Silvergrey 88

Vinyguard Silvergrey 88

Vinyguard Silvergrey 88 is a quick drying, modified vinyl primer.

From £29.50

EasyPrimer 0.75L

EasyPrimer 0.75L

A high quality alkyd primer, available in 0.75L

From £13.90

PRICES
REDUCED

Conseal Touch-Up

Conseal Touch-Up

A single pack, high build acrylic self-priming topcoat

From £35.50

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Pilot II

Pilot II

A glossy oil based topcoat for use above the waterline.

From £35.65

Pioner Topcoat

Pioner Topcoat

A semi-gloss acrylic topcoat with good colour retention.

From £35.65

NEW
FORMULA

SML Ballastic Black

SML Ballastic Black

A bitumen based protective coating that provides rust protection on steel.

From £29.95

Self-
Priming

Pilot ACR

Pilot ACR

A self-priming, quick drying single pack acrylic topcoat.

From £52.50

EasyGloss

EasyGloss

A high gloss, high quality topcoat

From £16.50

SOLVENT
FREE

Pilot WF

Pilot WF

An advanced solvent-free acrylic topcoat

From £52.50

ONE
COAT

Conseal TU Aluminium

Conseal TU Aluminium

A self-priming acrylic topcoat, high build, matt finish

From £39.90

HIGH
VISIBILITY

Se-lett Orange

Se-lett Orange

Topcoat for warning signs in Signal Orange only

From £23.00

CLEAR
VARNISH

Se-lett Clear

Se-lett Clear

Single pack semi-gloss clear varnish

From £23.00

NEW PRODUCT

Bilge Paint 2.5L

Bilge Paint 2.5L

Bilge Paint Fast drying primer for bilges

From £25.00

NEW
PRODUCT

Marine Deck Paint 2.5L
Polyurethane Thinner

Polyurethane Thinner

High quality polyurethane thinner.

From £10.45

Epoxy Thinner

Epoxy Thinner

Solvent for use with epoxy paints and coatings.

From £10.00

Xylene Thinner

Xylene Thinner

Solvent for use with antifouling and acrylic primers and topcoats.

From £10.00

Alkyd Thinner

Alkyd Thinner

Solvent for use with single pack varnishes and enamel paints.

From £9.95

CU-PRO Thinners 1L

CU-PRO Thinners 1L

CU-PRO Thinners

From £8.00

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Up to 10m2 Steel Protection Pack

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Up to 25m2 Steel Protection Pack

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up to 40m2 Steel Protection Pack

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Up to 50m2 Steel Protection Pack

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20m2 Steel Touch-Up Kit

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40m2 Steel Touch-Up Kit

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60m2 Steel Touch-Up Kit

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Tankguard HB

Tankguard HB

A high-build epoxy coating with resistance to a wide range of chemicals

From £183.75

FREE
DELIVERY

Tankguard DW

Tankguard DW

A two-pack solvent free epoxy coating, designed for drinking water tanks

From £231.50

FREE
DELIVERY

Tankguard Storage

Tankguard Storage

A two-pack epoxy tank lining with excellent chemical resistance

From £168.00

Beach Tide Clock

Beach Tide Clock

Accurate and decorative. The perfect gift for any boat owner!

From £16.66

Moon Tide Clock

Moon Tide Clock

Accurate and decorative. The perfect gift for any boat owner!

From £16.66

Surfer Tide Clock

Surfer Tide Clock

Accurate and decorative. The perfect gift for any boat owner!

From £16.66

BEST
FOAM

4

4" Superfine Foam Roller

High quality, solvent proof foam rollers for use with Jotun topcoats.

From £6.90

BEST
FLOCK

4

4" SuperSmooth Flock Roller

Excellent value & highly recommended topcoat rollers!

From £6.90

Over
30% OFF!

Hardtop CA

Hardtop CA

From £54.00

Penguard HB

Penguard HB

A high build, two-pack pure epoxy primer

From £37.00

AntiPest 2.5L

AntiPest 2.5L

A versatile two-pack epoxy primer/undercoat.

From £52.50

86%
ZINC

Barrier

Barrier

A two-pack, zinc rich, epoxy primer containing 86% zinc

From £78.50

Penguard LT Additive

Penguard LT Additive

Low temp additive reduces the drying and curing time of the Penguard range.

From £4.50

Penguard Clear Sealer

Penguard Clear Sealer

A transparent two-pack epoxy sealer with excellent waterproofing qualities

From £41.95

Penguard Primer

Penguard Primer

A two-pack epoxy primer, great adhesion to aluminium & galvanised steel.

From £39.85

Muki EPS 18.5L

Muki EPS 18.5L

Muki EPS is a multi-functional quick drying primer that contains iron oxide

From £99.75

Balloxy HB Light

Balloxy HB Light

Balloxy HB Light is a two-pack coating intended for use in ballast tanks.

From £126.00

PRICE
REDUCED

Penguard HSP

Penguard HSP

A fast drying, high solids two-pack epoxy coating.

From £123.00

PRICE
REDUCED

Safeguard Universal ES

Safeguard Universal ES

A two-component epoxy-vinyl coating for use under Jotun antifouling

From £136.50

PRICE
REDUCED

Penguard FC

Penguard FC

A high build two-pack epoxy primer/topcoat available in hundreds of colours

From £41.95

FREE
DELIVERY

Barrier 90 - 8.75L

Barrier 90 - 8.75L

A two-pack zinc rich epoxy primer containing 90% zinc

From £167.50

New
Product!

Ballastic Epoxy 5L

self-
priming

Hardtop Flexi

Hardtop Flexi

A high gloss, impact resistant polyurethane topcoat.

From £52.45

Hardtop HB

Hardtop HB

A two pack polyurethane topcoat that provide a high quality satin finish.

From £52.45

Hardtop XP

Hardtop XP

A high gloss polyurethane easily applied by brush and roller.

From £52.45

Penguard Topcoat

Penguard Topcoat

A high gloss, pure epoxy topcoat that is extremely water resistant.

From £50.90

PRICES
REDUCED

Hardtop  Clear

Hardtop Clear

A two-pack, high gloss, high performance clearcoat.

From £55.60

isocyanate
free

Hardtop CA

Hardtop CA

A high gloss, durable, iso-cyanate free acrylic-epoxy topcoat.

From £62.95

TOP
PRODUCT

Hardtop Optima

Hardtop Optima

Jotun's premium 2 pack topcoat.

From £129.95

TOP
SELLER

Hardtop AX

Hardtop AX

Offers ease of application, excellent gloss and abrasion resistance

From £62.95

Easy
to use

Hardtop Smartpack 10L
Hardtop XP AL

Hardtop XP AL

From £52.45

TOP
SELLER

Ravilakk .75L

Ravilakk .75L

A glossy varnish providing good water and wear resistance.

From £17.80

Spontan Varnish 5L

Spontan Varnish 5L

A transparent, high gloss single pack varnish.

From £45.10

SOLE UK
SUPPLIER

Benar UVR 1L & 3L

Benar UVR 1L & 3L

Benar UVR is a weather resistant glossy alkyd oil for tropical hardwoods.

From £20.95

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Data & Safety Sheets

Jotun Data and Safety Sheets To view the pdf documents you must have Adobe Acrobat 7.0 or higher installed on your computer. If you don't have Adobe Acrobat 7.0 or higher, click here to go to the Adobe site and install the latest version. Products Data Sheets (TDS) Safety Sheet (MSDS) Application…  Visit Page

Prices

Prices We have become Jotun’s largest UK marine paint distributor by offering all of our customers an excellent service (including next working day delivery to most UK postcodes) and competitive trade prices. These trade prices can be further discounted for large volumes (e.g. 100+ litres) or…  Visit Page

Brochures

Brochures To view the pdf documents you must have Adobe Acrobat 7.0 or higher installed on your computer. If you don't have Adobe Acrobat 7.0 or higher, click here to go to the Adobe site and install the latest version.                      …  Visit Page

Contact

Contact Us If you have any questions, comments or feedback please feel free to contact us via the form at the bottom of this page Alternatively, if you prefer to call or write to us, the details are as follows: SML Paints and Coatings, The Downs,  South Cerney Cirencester,  Gloucestershire…  Visit Page

Customer Information

Customer Information The following notes are intended to cover general points of interest but please also refer to our more specifically detailed Terms & Conditions.  Your statutory rights, in particular The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013…  Visit Page

Colour Charts

Colour Charts The colour charts serve purely as an indication of the wide range of colours available. The colours displayed in the charts may differ depending on your computer monitor, the setup of your software and the accuracy of your colour printer.      BS 381C Colour Chart …  Visit Page

Home

SML are one of the largest distributors of Jotun commercial marine paint in the UK. We have 1000’s of satisfied customers who place 100’s of orders every month. Our customers come to us because we offer: Free technical specifications & quotations Huge stocks and colour choices –…  Visit Page

Health, Safety & Environment

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RAL Colour Chart

RAL Colour Chart The colour charts serve purely as an indication of the wide range of colours available. The colours displayed below may differ depending on your computer monitor, the setup of your software and the accuracy of your colour printer. RAL1000 RAL1001 RAL1002 RAL1003 RAL1004 RAL1005 RAL1006…  Visit Page

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions General: SML Paints and Coatings is a trading name of Shepherd Marine Limited. In these Terms & Conditions, SML Paints and Coatings are also shown as SML or “we” or “us” or “our” and the customer is also shown as “you” or “your”.…  Visit Page

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions Please browse our extensive FAQ sections to find the response to any question you might have.   Paint Questions Delivery Questions Antifouling Questions Aluminium Questions GRP/Fibreglass Questions Steel Questions Wood Questions   We have also started to create a…  Visit Page

About Us

About Us SML Paints and Coatings has been an independent authorised distributor of Jotun paint since 2004.  Originally we built, owned and maintained large residential houseboats on the Thames.  We always looked for a corrosion protection paint system that offered both a minimum of 10 year…  Visit Page

Shield & Lustre

  AT LAST! A RANGE OF PRIMERS AND TOPCOATS FORMULATED BY US FOR LEISURE USERS WANTING PROFESSIONAL RESULTS We can't all be experts at everything so sometimes we need a little help. Here at SML Marine Paints we do know paint and supply some of the best paint products in the World. However, having…  Visit Page

WW & CBT Landing

Welcome Waterways World and Canal Boating Times readers   Thank you for clicking on the link to our Marine Paints website. If you are intersted in Ballastic Black - our premium hull blacking product click on the link below. We also stock accessories such as brushes, rollers and protective clothing…  Visit Page

Paint Area Calculator Old

Paint Area Calculator For an estimate of areas of your boat please use the calculator below. Please note that this is only a rough guide and areas should be checked before placing any orders. Coverage rates in square metres per litre, when application is by brush or roller are approximately as follows:…  Visit Page

Antifouling Guide

Antifouling Guide Choosing your antifouling Marine fouling growth will affect all vessels, although the type and density will be dependent on any factors including how often the vessel is used, where the vessel is kept and what type of antifouling you apply. Fresh water doesn't usually incur many…  Visit Page

Marine Paint Guide

Marine Paint Guide If you're new to the marine industry then finding concise (and correct) information on which paints to use on your vessel can be difficult. Below are articles that provide information on the different types of paint available and their respective advantages and disadvantages. …  Visit Page

Reclaiming VAT

Reclaiming the VAT on Paint Purchases Due to an apparent contradiction in HMRC guidance on zero rating of supplies to “Qualifying Vessels” we have been advised that we should no longer Zero Rate such supplies. EXPLANATION HMRC document 744c 2011 sets out requirements for qualifying vessels…  Visit Page

Jotun

Jotun The Jotun Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of paints, coatings and powder coatings. Jotun has representatives in over 80 countries, has 39 manufacturing plants around the world and employs 8,300 people worldwide. In 2011 Jotun had sales totaling more than £1.5 billion.…  Visit Page

Paint Failures

Paint Failures Studies have shown that around 95% of all coating failures occur as a results of poor preparation. These failures can appear during application, after drying or curing, or several years later. Correct preparation and application are essential in order to achieve long-term protection.…  Visit Page

Monthly Prize Draw

Every month we will be sending one lucky entrant a signed copy of 'Seabird' by Damian Bird worth £25. Customers placing orders or anyone making an enquiry using the enquiry form on this site will automatically be entered each month. The draw is also open to anyone completing the form…  Visit Page

Canal Boat Offer Landing

  Canal Boat Reader Offer Thank you for visiting the SML Marine Paints website. If you are intersted in Ballastic Black - our premium hull blacking product click on the link below and enter CBOFFER (all capitals) in the voucher code in the basket to receive a 10% discount.  Why use Ballastic…  Visit Page

Paint Area Calculator For Boats

You must enable Javascript to use this widget This is a rough guide only. The amount of paint required is based on average conditions and application methods. Please check the individual product spreading rates and application guides if you require more precise information. You may need to change…  Visit Page

Physically Drying Paints

Physically Drying Paints These are single pack products and are used as both primers and topcoats. They dry purely as a result of solvent evaporation from the paint film.  The solvent they contain is usually fast evaporating (such as xylene) resulting in very quick drying times.  Examples…  Visit Page

Boat Restoration Project - The Preperation

  Boat Restoration Project - Preparing the deck and hull It didn’t take us long to decide to remove all the Treadmaster anti-slip deck covering from the deck. We had read that unless it was fitted correctly water or moisture could become trapped underneath and corrode the steel deck unseen.…  Visit Page

Helpful Guides

Helpful Guides SML Boat Restoration Project We get our hands dirty and learn what our customers have to go through. Product Comparison tool Use to find similar specification products by other manufacturers in the Jotun and SML paint ranges. Paint Area Calculator  Calculate paint requirements for…  Visit Page

Boat Restoration Project - Survey

  SML'S Boat Restoration Project - The viewing, purchase and survey The viewing. Probably like so many of these viewings some emotional decisions had already been made just from looking at the pictures. We liked the shape, the thing was floating it appeared to have all the necessary bits, everything…  Visit Page

Epoxy Paints & Coatings

Epoxy Paints & Coatings Epoxy coatings are used because they offer outstanding chemical and water resistance, are extremely durable and have excellent adhesion to a variety of substrates. They are two-pack paints which mean they consist of two components (a base and a curing agent) which must be…  Visit Page

Boat Restoration Project

  SML'S Boat Restoration Project In June 2018 SML bought a boat, the aim – to restore it and in the process learn what our customers have to go through in terms of planning, preparation and paint application. The boat Du Bleiz is a 43ft steel ketch. She was built in 1972 in France.  In…  Visit Page

Painting Guide

Painting Guides To view the pdf documents you must have Adobe Acrobat 7.0 or higher installed on your computer. If you don't have Adobe Acrobat 7.0 or higher, click here to go to the Adobe site and install the latest version. Guide to preparation and application.   Tips on topcoat application.…  Visit Page

Polyurethane Paints & Coatings

Polyurethane Paints & Coatings Two-pack polyurethane paints are used almost exclusively as topcoats as they offer excellent UV resistance as well as providing a high gloss and enhanced durability. These characteristic come from the fact that as well as physically drying like traditional single pack…  Visit Page

Free Paint Test Kit

Free Paint Test Kit   If you intend to use a two-pack paint over an unknown coating you will need to test the current coating first. If you try to apply a two pack over a single pack paint the solvents in the two pack could act like a paint stripper and make something of a mess! We have…  Visit Page

Painting GRP

PAINTING A GRP BOAT   Definitions GRP - Glass Reinforced Plastic, Fibreglass or composite. Gelcoat - the thin smooth layer typically 0.5 mm to 0.8 mm thick that provides the colour and the finished smooth gloss look over the structural GRP. The first thing to consider when painting your GRP boat…  Visit Page

Aluminium FAQs

Aluminium Questions Q. What is a typical paint system for an aluminium vessel? A. If painting on to new or completely sanded aluminium we recommend using Penguard HB  or Jotacote Universal as a primer. Then a topcoat or antifouling can be applied depending on whether the area to be painted is above…  Visit Page

Delivery Information

Despatch and Delivery Shipping and delivery charges vary according to the delivery zone. Delivery charges are shown on the map below, or by entering your postcode here. The charges shown exclude VAT which will be added at the checkout. The free shipping order amount refers to the value of…  Visit Page

Boat Restoration Project - Corrosion

  Boat Restoration Project - Finding corrosion After taking the paint off to reveal a bare metal surface it was important to make sure that flash rusting did not take place. We had a really good summer and the chances of rain were minimal but we still overcoated the bare steel with a “holding…  Visit Page

Delivery FAQs

Delivery Questions Q. When will I receive my delivery? A. We will normally dispatch your order within one working day. We use an overnight carrier with a next day delivery service to most of the UK. You will receive a tracking email from the carrier which will give you delivery details.   Q. Will…  Visit Page

Antifouling FAQs

Antifouling Questions Q. How much antifouling paint do I need? A. This is dependent on the type of antifouling, the size of the area to be painted and the required life of the antifoul. Typically one litre of Jotun antifouling will cover 8 - 10 m² and to ensure maximum protection Jotun recommend…  Visit Page

Oil Based Paints and Coatings

Alkyd Paints & Coatings Alkyd paints are a type of oil based paint. They can be used as a primer, undercoat and topcoat. Two examples of alkyd based Jotun paints are: Alkydprimer - a primer for for use above the waterline on steel or existing paintwork (provided that the paint is in good condition-…  Visit Page

General FAQs

General Questions Q. What is the coverage of the paint? Q. The data sheets refer to a “Volume Solids” percentage.  What does this mean? Q. What’s the difference between a “single pack” paint and a “two-pack” paint? Q. How long will the paint take to dry?…  Visit Page

Popup Stock Warning Discontinued

  DISCONTINUED   This item is discontinued. We have kept the product on our website so that visitors can find the product and see that it has been discontinued rather than just deleting it and leaving a dead end. If you cannot find a suitable alternative product please call us on: 01285…  Visit Page

Boat Restoration Project - Painting Primer

  Boat Restoration Project - Painting - Primer After months of preperation we were finally ready to start painting. The most important paint layer is the protective one and we chose our own product SML’s Surface Tolerant Epoxy Primer. We had done a very good job of removing any old paint…  Visit Page

Paint Systems for Small Boats

Paint Systems for Small Boats For smaller boats the most convenient and cost effective paint systems involve single pack primers and topcoats. In the vast majority of cases small boats don't remain in water for prolonged periods and therefore do not require the extra protection offered by two-pack…  Visit Page

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Boat Restoration Project - Fairing

  Boat Restoration Project - Fairing When we first viewed Du Bleiz we knew that we wanted to fix the many ripples in the hull by fairing it. Most of the plate ripple would have been caused by welding distortion during the original fabrication, but there were also some impact dents typical in a…  Visit Page

BS 4800 Colour Chart

BS 4800 Colour Chart The colour charts serve purely as an indication of the wide range of colours available. The colours displayed below may differ depending on your computer monitor, the setup of your software and the accuracy of your colour printer. 00A01 00A05 00A09 00A13 02C33 02C37 02C39 02C40…  Visit Page

Narrowboat Paint

Painting a Narrowboat Common paint brands for narrowboats are: Mason's, Craftmaster, Epifanes, International, Rylard, Blakes and Rapid Narrowboat Paint. All these paints require modifying by the painter to get them to flow better when painting a cabin side for example. Getting the paint to work…  Visit Page

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You must enable Javascript in order to use this calculator. This is a rough guide only. The amount of paint required is based on average conditions and application methods. Please check the individual product spreading rates and application guides if you require more precise information. You may…  Visit Page

Steel FAQs

Steel Questions Q. What is a typical paint system for a steel vessel? A. If painting on to shop primed steel or to old steel that has been thoroughly cleaned we recommend priming the surface with a product from Jotun's Jotamastic Range. If painting below the waterline Vinyguard Silvergrey 88 should…  Visit Page

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    SPECIAL ORDER This product is a special order item. Either we do not hold this product in stock, as it has to be ordered direct from the factory, or we are not able to sell it direct on the website (in the case of commercial antifouling).. We can either despatch any 'In Stock'…  Visit Page

Boat Restoration Project - Bilge

  Boat Restoration Project - Bilge After the discovery of corrosion to the hull of Du Bleiz we had to remove some of the interior to be able to weld in new steel plates. We were planning on cleaning and painting the bilge but now that things were clearer inside we thought we might as well do a…  Visit Page

Antifouling Compatibility

Antifouling Compatibility The chart below is intended as a guide only. For specific product information consult the relevant data sheet. Click here to view a printable version of the chart.    Visit Page

BS 381C Colour Chart

BS 381C Colour Chart The colour charts serve purely as an indication of the wide range of colours available. The colours displayed below may differ depending on your computer monitor, the setup of your software and the accuracy of your colour printer. BS 101 BS 102 BS 103 BS 104 BS 105 BS 106 BS 107…  Visit Page

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Videos The video below explains how paint provides corrosion protection and why dry film thickness is vital to long term protection:  Visit Page

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Your Basket Parcelforce are still offering a Next Day service but have warned us that due to high demand and uncertain workforce they can only make one attempt to deliver and there could be a delay if they have too many packages to deliver in one van. We are still offering The Next Day service,…  Visit Page

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GRP/fibreglass FAQs

GRP/Fibreglass Questions Q. What is a typical paint system for a GRP/Fibreglass vessel? A. If painting on to a new substrate or to a clean gelcoat we recommend using Penguard HB as a primer both above and below the waterline. In order to prevent osmosis a dry film thickness (DFT) of at least 300 microns…  Visit Page

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Jotun Colour Chart

Jotun Colour Chart The colour charts serve purely as an indication of the wide range of colours available. The colours displayed below may differ depending on your computer monitor, the setup of your software and the accuracy of your colour printer. 001 7001 6020 0981 566 1148 908 002 072 414 258 903…  Visit Page

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    IN STOCK BUT MAY TAKE A LITTLE LONGER TO ARRIVE Most orders processed before 2pm are delivered the next working day. However some larger size tins can take a little longer. If this is a problem please contact us  and we can confirm  when you order will arrive. Call Eddy, Laura…  Visit Page

Wikipedia definition of Yacht

Wikipedia's definition of 'Yacht'   A yacht is a recreational boat or ship. Modern use of the term designates two rather different classes of watercraft, sailing and power boats. Yachts differ from working ships mainly by their leisure purpose, and it was not until the rise of the steamboat…  Visit Page

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Antifouling Information Chart

Antifouling Information Chart   *Note. SeaQueen and SeaQuantum Classic have been approved by the Health and Safety Executive for professional use only. More information on this subject is available on the HSE website.  Visit Page

Canal Boat &Tillergraph

Welcome Canal Boat and Tillergraph readers   Thank you for clicking on the link to our Marine Paints website. If you are interested in Ballastic Black - our premium hull blacking product click on the link below. We also stock accessories such as brushes, rollers and protective clothing as well…  Visit Page

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    AWAITING STOCK   This product is Awaiting Stock. We can either despatch any 'In Stock' items in your basket now and then the rest of the order when the items come in stock or we can wait and despatch your complete order when all items are in stock. We will contact you when…  Visit Page

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NOT AVAILABLE TO ORDER ONLINE   This product is not available to order online. This is usually due to us requiring additional information from you prior to supply. In the case of commercial antifoulings Jotun’s conditions of supply state they are only available for application to commercial…  Visit Page

Prize Draw T&C

  Prize Draw - Terms and conditions 1. The prize draw (the "Prize Draw") is open to people aged 18 and over who place an order on the SML Marine Paints website, who send a paint enquiry using the contact form on the SML Marine Paints website or who provide their details on the entry form.…  Visit Page

Anti Rust Paint

What is rust? Rust is an iron oxide, a usually red oxide formed by the redox reaction of iron and oxygen in the presence of water or air moisture. Given sufficient time, oxygen, and water, any iron mass will eventually convert entirely to rust and disintegrate. Surface rust is flaky and friable,…  Visit Page

Wood FAQs

Wood Questions Wood FAQs coming soon  Visit Page

Newsletter Archive

Newsletter Archive Below is a list of our previous eNewsletters: Spring 2013 - A focus on antifouling  Visit Page

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Preparation, Preparation, Preparation

Surface Preparation (Steel) A good standard of surface preparation is crucial to achieving long term corrosion protection. In fact, around 95% of coatings failures can be attributed to poor preparation which highlights how important it is to get it right. When removing rust/and or existing paint work…  Visit Page

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Privacy Policy At SML Paints and Coatings, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our websites, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it…  Visit Page

COVID 19

  COVID-19  We are operating as normal but as we are seeing higher than normal demand on our services, we ask that our customers help us in a few ways: 1. If you can order online orders can be processed quicker and it frees us up to answer more urgent technical issues. 2. If…  Visit Page

Antifouling Answers

  What is the best Antifouling paint? This really depends on what you are applying it to and the amount of use the vessel will get. It is not just a case of what is the strongest, what lasts the longest and rarely what the antifouling costs! The easiest way to explain is to look at the types of…  Visit Page

CommercialVLeisureantifouling

  Commercial vs Leisure antifouling Until recently manufactures produced antifoulings for commercial use and ones for leisure use and both were available relatively easily through online retailers such as SML Marine Paints. The fact that the commercial products were not available in chandlers was…  Visit Page

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Painting on Gelcoat

Painting directly onto the Gelcoat Preparation Good surface preparation is essential. Surfaces must be thoroughly degreased using a water soluble degreaser which must be washed off afterwards with clean fresh water.  After degreasing the surface must be sanded down and washed again to remove sanding…  Visit Page

 

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