Exterior Cleaning Projects & Solutions

A series of FREE Mini Guides for boating projects that run through the basic steps for the practical boat owner. This Mini Guide concentrates on cleaning the exterior of your boat including a basic wash, compound and polish.



Begin with an all over wash using Boat Wash in a Bottle to remove the worst.

Pour some into a bucket of water and use a soft wash brush.

Star brite Boat Wash in a Bottle
from £10.95
Save: £3.07 (22%)


Secondly, rub an Abrasive Compound cleaner on to the gelcoat and rub off to bring the deep shine back.

This can be done by hand or by machine.

Star brite Liquid Rubbing Compound
Save: £7.41 (29%)


For best results it is worth applying a Colour Restorer too.

Rub on and off by hand or machine to refine the gelcoat.



Complete the project with a Hard Polish. You should now be able to see yourself in the gelcoat!

Top up the polish occasionally throughout the season.

Star brite Marine Polish with PTEF
from £27.95
Save: £16.02 (36%)

Finishing Touches

With a quick Metal Polish, Rubber Moisturiser & Window Cleaner your boat can be the smartest vessel on the water!

Next clean the Canopy...

Exterior Cleaning Accessories

Additional useful products for an exterior clean.

Water Fed Telescopic Wash Brushes
from £22.99
Save: £3.63 (14%)
Star brite Marine Polish
Save: £5.31 (20%)
Plastic 10 Litre Bucket
Save: £1.18 (15%)

Copyright © Sheridan Marine 2014. All rights reserved. E&OE. This is a project guidance sheet and not a ‘How-to’ fact book. It is presumed that all work is carried out safely following the product manufacturers instructions. Each project may differ so may need further discussions and guidance.