When Henk and Annet Brautigam bought the yacht Oceantide in 2006, they knew that the hull needed some work. They decided that rather than patch it up and have an even rougher bottom to their yacht, they would take it back to bare steel and start from scratch. The yard at Dordrecht where the work on the yacht was being done recommended Ecospeed. In 2007 they had the hull grit blasted and Ecospeed was applied. It has been going strong ever since and they sail with the comfortable feeling of having a really safe, thoroughly well-protected hull under them.
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