there is now a
greater awareness of the
impact on the environment that man made pollutants are having.
And while the effect that the paint on your small boat may have might seem insignificant, add it to the accumulated effect of all the paint from the other small boats and it becomes quite a problem.
antifoul or not?
Types of Antifouling Paint
Before buying an antifouling paint do check the latest regulations for your sailing area.
Copper is being banned by many port authorities and even scrubbing off is being legislated against in some areas.
Erodible or self polishing
And hard or Ablative.