Paint Systems 2019-04-02T11:10:03+00:00


Primers  +  Top coats +  Anti fouls + Foul Release Coatings + Varnishes + Special Paints

We offer the complete range of paint systems for every part of your boat, and for all boat construction materials – timber, metals, GRP, topsides and under water, props and drives.

Take a look at our range below – submit your queries, ask your questions or order the product. You’ll be talking to experts who have been in the marine paint industry for years.

Pro tech Marine Coatings

Tomorrow’s Coatings, Protecting Your Vessel Today

Talk technical with Mike Parker – Call 0275 504 140 or Email:

City of Sails Marine Products is proud to be associated with Protech, a New Zealand company that knows New Zealand conditions and brings modern, hi tech and reliable paint systems to boat owners everywhere. 

Pro tech Marine Coatings is a specialist New Zealand Company completely focused on, and dedicated to, researching and sourcing the latest and very best marine paint and coating systems available on the market today. The marine environment is the most extreme environment known to man and the paints, varnishes, antifouls and Propeller coatings that protect our vessels need to be tough, resilient, UV stable and long lasting.

With more than 40 years in the New Zealand marine industry, the owner of Pro tech Marine Coatings has seen many coating systems come and go in that time.

Protech Marine Coatings has approved applicators all over New Zealand and we can work with them and the client to ensure a quality job is achieved each and every time.

Call us today on 021 245 8809 or submit an inquiry and tell us what you need for your vessel, whether it be antifoul, varnish, polyurethane, propeller coatings or topside paints.

If we don’t have what you’re looking for, we will source it for you.


CoppercoatTM is the obvious choice for owners searching for increased performance with reduced costs.

After application and upon immersion, sea water attacks the exposed pure copper powder, causing the formation of cuprous oxide. This highly effective antifouling agent deters growth until the surface degrades further to become cupric hydrochloride. This final copper form is highly unstable, and is washed away by the movement of the yacht, thereby removing any accumulating silt or slime. This automatically reveals a fresh copper rich surface, whereby the process recommences.

With an average thickness of at least 200 microns of CoppercoatTM marine antifoul being applied in a treatment, and a typical corrosion rate of 5 microns per year, it is easy to appreciate how this coating offers such long lasting and effective protection. During 2001, Yachting Monthly reported on a yacht that had been treated some 8 years previously. The verdict? “A great success”.

Furthermore, the inherent waterproofing qualities of the epoxy ensure that a treatment of CoppercoatTM marine antifoul will help prevent osmosis in GRP craft and offer extra protection against corrosion in steel vessels.

With the resin carrier insulating each copper sphere, the final coating is inert and non conductive. Consequently CoppercoatTM marine antifoul does not cause electrolysis problems or cathodic decay in steel or aluminium craft. Sacrificial anodes should be fitted in the usual manner.


Coppercoat™ is the obvious choice for owners searching for increased performance with reduced costs from:

UNBEATABLE LONGEVITY – Unlike regular coatings, hardwearing Coppercoat™ remains effective for many seasons. A single treatment of Coppercoat™ is proven to remain effective for at least ten years. The first boats treated are still clean after 15 seasons!

EXTRA EFFICIENCY – The combination of high copper content and a unique blend of biocides ensures ultra low growth rates and a clean hull. Motorboat owners report increased speed at lower revs, meaning a lower rate of fuel consumption and less engine wear. Professional racers can burnish the surface if required.

GRP OSMOSIS PROTECTION – Coppercoat™ is based upon an inherently waterproof epoxy resin. As such, the application of Coppercoat™ helps to protect GRP vessels against osmotic attack.

LOW MAINTENANCE – No more expensive and unpleasant annual stripping and repainting of hulls. Simply hose down the hull at regular intervals (commonly once a year), to remove any build up of slime.

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY – Being epoxy based Coppercoat™ is classified as non-eroding and causes less harm to the environment than conventional anti-foul paints. The complete treatment has been tested and approved by the Health and Safety Executive, in compliance with UK and EU law. Holding HSE Certificate Number 7532 our anti-fouling is fully approved for use by both professional tradesmen and the general public. Furthermore, Coppercoat™ fully complies with current (2001) International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Resolution MEPC.102(48). These advantages have meant that many of the world’s leading boat builders have adopted Coppercoat™.

Coppercoat Application Instructions



It has long been established that energy savings are achieved by maintaining smooth underwater hull and propeller surfaces.

The presence of fouling on propellers is detrimental to the performance of the propeller. Even low levels of fouling on propeller surfaces are shown to cause efficiency losses of 20%. High levels of fouling cause up to a 70% decrease in efficiency.

PropOne is suitable for application to all underwater metallic running gear. Propellers, Trim tabs, Propeller shafts, Rudders, Prop struts and Bow & stern thrusters.








The New Science of Marine Coatings


A water based antifoul called Aquashield™, this antifoul provides multi season antifouling protection against barnacles, algae and hydroids in salt and fresh water on boat bottoms only. Its ablative copolymer base renders a smooth finish with durability and abrasion resistance.

Aquashield™ releases biocide by the constant exposure of new paint film to the water. Aquashield™ has universal application over all types of properly prepared bottom paints (except aluminium). For use on fast fibreglass boats, as well as wood and steel hulls.

Surface Preparation: Surface must always be clean, dry and properly prepared prior to painting. Failure to do so will lead to eventually blistering and/or peeling. All sanded surfaces must be wiped clean to remove all traces of sanding dust.

General Application: For use on boats below the true waterline. Can be brushed or rolled on fibreglass, wood, steel and previously painted surfaces per application systems below.

Do not use on aluminium.

Apply at least 2 coats for best performance, as the life of the paint is proportional to the number of coats applied.

Mixing and Thinning: Shake or mix thoroughly and stir continuously while using. Thin when necessary with clean water.

Theoretical Coverage: Depending on surface conditions, one gallon of bottom paint will usually cover over 400 square feet of surface when brushed or rolled.

Clean Up: Use clean water for cleaning equipment and paint brushes.

Estimated Dry Times: Aquashield™ can be over coated after 3-4 hours at 25 degrees C.

Prior to launching, allow a minimum dry of overnight. If drying conditions are poor, or if paint was applied too thickly, longer periods of drying will be required. Fresh coats of paint must be thoroughly dry before over coating.

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Antifoul Paint for Aluminium and other substrates.  Jotun specialises in paint systems for both the Leisure and Commercial Markets.

With a long history in the leisure yacht industry, Jotun is dedicated to offer professionals and do-it-yourself users high performing products to provide a brilliant finish and make boat care easy. Explore our wide product range from test-winning antifouling to primers, fillers, topcoats and boat care that will make any boat owner proud of his boat.   We can offer much more than just the paint for your project, with a combination of enthusiasm, creativity and commitment, that is unrivalled in the leisure marine market. City of Sails Marine Products can put you in touch with one of our applicators nationwide so they can provide you with the best solution for your vessel, whether you paint your boat yourself or you choose to have them apply the coating for you.


SeaSafe Ultra

Combating of fouling on Aluminium vessels is a constant battle often in the warmer and more nutrient rich environments of our North. SEASAFE ULTRA gives the best possible protection for your vessel in these challenging conditions and its record is second to none. Selected as the No 1 choice by some of the largest Aluminium fleets in Australia, SEASAFE ULTRA has a proven track record over a long period of time… Shouldn’t you be using SEASAFE ULTRA?

Product description

This is a one component acrylic, hydrolysing antifouling coating based on ion exchange technology. It provides very good fouling protection. This is achieved through self polishing characteristics reducing hull deterioration. Suitable on approved primers and tie coats on aluminium, carbon steel and timber substrates.

SeaVictor 50 and SeaVictor 40

Product description

This is a one component acrylic, hydrolysing antifouling coating based on ion exchange technology. The fouling protection is achieved through self polishing characteristics reducing hull deterioration. SeaVictor 50 contains an additional biocide to combat fouling when

Typical use

Recommended for new applications as well as maintenance. Designed for both motor cruisers and sailing vessels in a wide range of speeds with medium – high activity. The product may be suitable for use for long service periods up to 36 months as a part of a complete coating system. Suitable on approved primers and tie coats on FIBREGLASS, TIMBER or STEEL.


SeaQuantum X200

The latest development in tin-free, high performance, ultra low friction self-polishing antifouling, based on the latest development in hydrolysing silyl methacrylate copolymers. By combining outstanding life-time performance with excellent application properties and state-of-the-art technical service, SeaQuantum X200 and our Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) is one of the most attractive investments on the market today.

SeaQuantum S Line

A self-polishing, outstanding low friction antifouling based on 3rd generation silyl acrylate technology.

SeaQuantum Ultra S

The ultimate fuel saver for low activity and slow steaming.

SeaQuantum Classic S

The ultimate fuel saver for medium activity vessels.

SeaQuantum Plus S

The ultimate fuel saver for high speed activity vessel

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Add More Power to Your Antifoul

Say C U to fouling with Copper Boost

Copper Boost is a pure copper powder which can be added to any and all copper-based antifouling paints, solvent or water based.

Most antifouls only have about 30% copper in them now and they have become really ineffective.

By adding this powder to the antifoul you can effectively create 60% to 70% copper content in the paint. We suggest you add at least a 500g pack to 3 x 4ltr tins of antifoul.  A member of our team has put some on his own boat, and three months later there is not one barnacle on it when it would normally be covered.

When he does it again he will add a 1kg pack to the same amount of paint to make it even more effective.

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