Electric hookah dive systems are the perfect companion for cleaning the hull of your boat underwater. Easy to use, lightweight, and compact, small electric hookah dive systems can run off of 12V, do not take up much space, and can allow you to stay underwater for up to hours at a time. Certainly beats carrying heavy traditional scuba tanks when you want to clean the bottom of your boat in the water or perform other maintenance tasks on the fly. Regardless of boat size, you should periodically haul the boat to paint it with anti-fouling paint.
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Hiring a Diver to Clean Your Boat's Bottom | The Boat Galley
My partner, Robin, had begun naming the fish living underneath MonArk, our Dufour It was time to clean the hull. A fouled bottom causes drag, which results in increased fuel consumption when under power and lower speeds under power or sail. This matters as much to cruisers as it does to racers, particularly when the speed reduction is factored over hundreds or thousands of miles.
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A boat spends most of its time at rest in the water so it is inevitable that algae, barnacles and other marine creatures will settle on it. This extra growth is not necessarily harmful but it does lower the performance of the boat. If the boat has to be cleaned while in the water , you will have to use scuba gear or a hookah to be able to clean the bottom. For most boats, the bottom can be cleaned quite easily with a scraper or scrubber.
Our family owned company specializes in services for vessel owners in Pinellas County and the surrounding Tampa Bay Area. Having a completely clean boat from top to bottom ensures optimal performance in the water. We detail it!