International Yacht Primer (Ireland Only)

International Yacht Primer (Ireland Only)

Regular price €29.95
Tax included.

International Yacht Primer is a conventional, fast drying, single pack primer for use above the waterline. Use for wood, steel and aluminium and zinc plated steel before application of a single pack undercoat.



  • General-purpose, one-part primer for use above the water
  • Pigments contain aluminium flakes to create an anti-corrosive, protective barrier
  • Quick drying and easy to sand

Where to use

Above waterline 

Substrates : Wood, Steel , Aluminium & Zinc-Galvanised Steel.


WOOD Sand smooth with 80-180 and then 280 grade paper. Remove sanding dust by brushing, dusting and wiping. If wiping with solvent then allow to dry completely before applying the first coat. Apply 1 coat of Yacht Primer thinned 10- 15% with Thinners No.1 to ensure penetration and adhesion.

OILY WOODS e.g. Teak Ensure that the surface is thoroughly degreased. Thinner No.1 is recommended. Sand smooth with 80-180 and then 280 grade paper. Remove sanding dust by brushing, dusting and wiping. If wiping with solvent then allow to dry completely before applying the first coat.

STEEL Degrease with solvent or Super Cleaner. Gritblast to Sa 2½ - near white metal surface. If gritblasting is not possible, grind the metal surface with 24-36 grit abrasive discs to a uniform, clean, bright metal surface with a 50-75 microns anchor pattern. Use angle grinder on small areas. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry.

ALUMINIUM Degrease with solvent or Super Cleaner. Sand well using 24-120 grade (aluminium compatible) paper. Coarser grades are recommended to achieve optimum adhesion. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry. Apply the first coat of Yacht Primer as soon as possible (within 8 hours).

ZINC/GALVANISED STEEL Degrease with solvent or Super Cleaner. Sand well using 60-120 grade paper. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry.


Apply 4 coats. If maximum overcoating interval is exceeded, sand using 180 grade paper. If filling is required, use International Watertite after the first coat of Yacht Primer has been applied. Ensure all dust is removed before painting.


  • Mixing Stir well before use
  • Apply by Brush, Roller, Conventional Spray, Airless Spray (Professional spray application only)
  • Coverage : (Theoretical) - 10.5 m²/lt by spray, 13.3 (m²/lt) by brush. (Practical) - 6.3 m²/lt by spray, 12.0 (m²/lt) by brush.

    Please see below for a list of supplier sizing guides. If you have any issues, please don't hesitate to get in touch. We're here to help.

    If we are missing a supplier, please send us an email and we'd be happy to source the correct sizing guide for you.

    We offer free shipping to all addresses in the Republic of Ireland for orders over €60 (large, bulky and heavy items like kayaks and boats are excluded from free shipping). Orders under €60 will be charged a flat €7.50 rate.

    Orders are shipped with both Fastway and DPD Couriers. If you have a preference for who we ship your order with please specify this in the order notes. 

    We offer shipping to all addresses in the United Kingdom for a flat rate of €14.95. We may not be able to ship large, bulky or heavy items. Please call for such items. Please note customs charges may apply. 

    We reserve the right to change these conditions for exceptionally large or heavy items. We will keep you posted of any changes to the best of our ability.

    We endeavour to ship all Internet orders received before 12.00 noon the same day.

    Internet orders received after 12:00 noon will be shipped next day (approx delivery time Ireland 2-3 working days).

    Delays may be experienced during certain times of the year and if this is the case we will contact you as soon as possible via email.

    We reserve the right to change these conditions due to unforeseen circumstances or if an item has run out of stock and has to be specially ordered in. We will keep you updated of any changes to the best of our ability.

    Inclusion of any product on our website is not a guarantee of it being in stock at the time of ordering. We stock one of the most comprehensive ranges of sailing equipment in the country. However situations beyond our control may occasionally result in an item(s) being temporarily unavailable.

    • Items discontinued by manufacturers or that are no longer available: we aim to remove from our website as quickly as possible, but remember, we are only human after all.
    • If we are unable to supply any item(s) within 7 days, you will be contacted by telephone or email to offer alternatives or cancel your order. Available to order items, marked to follow will be sent automatically when they become available. We do NOT make additional charges for this service.
    • In any case, we aim to deliver goods within a maximum time frame of no more than 10 days from receipt of order. If we are unable to do this, you will be contacted to make arrangements for any necessary refund to be issued. 

    We want you to be 100% satisfied with any online order placed with us. Therefore if you wish to return an item for whatever reason you may contact us by email at within seven days stating the reason for return.

    Goods can be returned for a full refund plus shipping if they are faulty or if the wrong item has been dispatched.

    If the goods have been dispatched as ordered, they can be returned for a refund, but only for the cost of the goods. We are not liable for the original shipping if they have incurred a delivery charge.

    All returns must be organised within 21 days of receiving your order.

    Items must be unused and still have their original packaging and labelling attached.

    If you are returning any goods for exchange, we are not responsible for the carriage back to us or the postage back to you again, please consider this when changing your mind.

    Nothing in these conditions affects your statutory rights as a consumer.

    The PayPal account or card used originally for the purchase will be credited with the original purchase amount (less any delivery charge paid where appropriate.)

    If you are looking to exchange the goods for an alternative product or size, you will be liable for the extra shipping costs from our end.

    Any footwear returned to us must be in its original condition, including boxes and footbeds.

    Any items that we deem unhygienic will not be processed so please clean faulty goods if returning them.

    Please note that if items are returned you should ask for proof of postage from your post office as we reserve the right to refuse a refund if an item is lost whilst being returned. Any item bought online can also be returned in store within the terms and conditions of sale, just remember to bring along your receipt.

    Returns Address

    Viking Marine,
    The Pavilion,
    Marine Road,
    Dun Laoghaire,
    Co. Dublin,
    Republic of Ireland.

    Phone: +00 353 (1) 2806654