After having undertaken the complex but rewarding process of having your topside repainted, what are the secrets to keeping that beautiful finish?

The only real choice you had before getting your topside repainted was what color you liked. Now, the technologies are so complicated. Where to start?

Look at your topcoat paint. With all the salt, sun and swabbing. When the finish starts to go, it's easy to overlook because the process is so gradual.

The Deck - Advances in paint technology, along with some good common sense, can bring a good-looking layer of solid protection to your topside.