January 8, 2015 | by FrankG
Happy New Year from the Clean Boating Foundation. May we suggest some New Year’s resolutions?
– Switch to non-copper bottom paint (you know you want to)
– Use aluminum anodes (there is no reason not to)
– Use a Certified Clean Boatyard (or encourage your favorite yard to become one)Read more »
July 1, 2013 | by Peter Schrappen
One of the difficulties with the Puget Sound and its well-documented demise is that it’s not that well documented. That might sound like a self-contradicting paradox, but it’s not just my take. Rather, it’s something that Puget Sound Partnership discovered early on in their research. The public just isn’t…Read more »
June 14, 2013 | by Peter Schrappen
June 12, 2013 | by Peter Schrappen
It’s not every day that CBF shares the stage with two other boating experts, and I’d even go so far as to say Jim Brown of Monkey Fist Yacht Care and John Mitchell of Canada Metals are the world’s foremost experts on non-copper paint application and aluminum anodes, respectively….Read more »
May 3, 2013 | by Peter Schrappen
The Clean Boating Foundation is going back on the road. This time, we have two upcoming stops. The first one we are featuring is the Anacortes Clean Boating Symposium, which is sponsored by Port Supply/West Marine (sidebar: Great to see their new copper-free paint (CFA…Read more »
March 1, 2013 | by Ben Lee
Earlier this week, we participated in an evening workshop that the Port of Edmonds put together for their marina tenants to talk about boating issues near and dear to our hearts: non-copper bottom paint and aluminum anodes. It was also our pleasure to be able to call out the…Read more »
February 21, 2013 | by Ben Lee
I recently sat down with Shane McCall of Emerald City Diving to talk about non-zinc anodes and get his take on the effectiveness of the aluminum alternatives to zincs. Here’s what we talked about:
CBF: Thanks for your time here, Shane. I’m just going to ask you a…Read more »
October 31, 2012 | by Ben Lee
We’re often asked by boaters about products they can use to reduce their environmental impact while enjoying their boat and the beautiful waters of Puget Sound. The three major responses are: cleaning supplies, non-copper bottom paint and aluminum/magnesium anodes. Let’s talk today about anodes.
What are anodes? They’re sacrificial lumps…Read more »
- Congrats Gig Harbor!!
- An Interview with Michelle Gaither of the PPRC.
- Congratulations Seaview Boatyard!
- Congratulations Port of Edmonds!
- An Interview with Our Neighbors to the North.
- Chinook Salmon and Heavy Metal Pollution
- The Clean Boating Foundation Checklist is DONE!!!
- Drive-in Boat Wash
- Hello Everyone!!
- Taking a Closer Look at Copper as Phase Out Nears
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