We can apply vinyl to painted hulls (topcoat or undercoat), gelcoats, or even aluminum as long as the surfaces are sound. Why pay premium for a marine paint job when wrapping does the job at only a portion of the cost. Vinyl can be applied under the waterline of some vessels, generally smaller boats that are out of the water most of the time. A vinyl finish does not increase weight and generally will be no heavier than a paint job, for racing boats/yachts where weight is critical.
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