International Primocon Antifoul Primer

International Primocon Antifoul Primer

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Primocon is a fast drying, one-part primer for use below the water line before antifouling is applied. Formulated for timber, steel, aluminium, cast iron keels and lead keels

Colour: Grey

Pack Size 2.5l


  • An aluminium pigmented, vinyl anti-corrosive primer than can be recoated ith itself after long periods
  • Use for sealing previously applied antifoul
  • Quick drying even in poor conditions
  • Can be applied by brush, roller or spray

Surface Preparation

Wash all surfaces except STEEL with Super Cleaner. 

BARE GRP: Sand using 180­- 220 grade (grit) paper. 

BARE WOOD/PLYWOOD: 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 products recommended for application direct to wood (see specific coating systems). 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. Pre-­prime using an International primer as soon as possible (within 8 hours) as detailed for specific coating systems. 

ZINC/GALVANISED STEEL: Degrease with solvent or Super Cleaner. Sand well using 60­-120 grade paper. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry completely. Pre­prime using an International primer as detailed for specific coating systems. 

LEAD: Degrease with solvent or Super Cleaner. Sand well using 120 grade paper or power wire brush. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry. Pre­prime using an International primer as detailed for specific coating systems. STEEL: 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 50­75 microns anchor pattern. Use angle grinder on small areas. Pre-­prime with Primocon thinned 10­-15% with Thinners No.3. 


  • In Good Condition:  Remove loose material. Wash down with fresh water. Allow to dry. 
  • In Poor Condition:  Remove using International  Interstrip.

Method of Use

If filling is required, use appropriate filler after the first coat of Primocon has been applied. Before painting, remove any dust with a dust wipe. Mixing Stir well before use. 

Apply the following number of coats: 

  • GRP  -­ 1, 
  • Wood/Plywood - ­ 3,
  • Aluminium/Alloy/Zinc/Galvanised Steel/Lead/Steel - ­ 5, 
  • Barrier/Sealer coat  -­ 1.

Thinners & Cleaners

  • Thinner YTA085 Thinners No.3
  • Cleaner YTA085 Thinners No.3 

    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 and Northern Ireland for orders over €75.00 (large, bulky and heavy items like kayaks and boats are excluded from free shipping). Orders under €75.00 will be charged a flat rate of €7.50.

    Orders are shipped with both DPD Couriers and An Post. 

    All orders received before 12pm will be shipped the same day where possible (Monday-Friday). Orders after this time will be shipped the next day. Once the item is shipped the approximate delivery time is 1-2 days

    You will receive a tracking number when your items are sent. This tracking will show updates once your order has been collected by our couriers. 

    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 for exceptionally large or heavy items, items of a hazardous nature or if an item has run out of stock and has to be specially orderedWe will keep you posted of any changes to the best of our ability.

    We offer shipping to all addresses in the United Kingdom for a flat rate of €24.95. We may not be able to ship large, bulky or heavy items. Please call for such items. Please note customs charges may apply. 

    International Shipping Charges 

    EU Near 

    Order Value  Shipping Charge
    €1.00 - €99.99 €14.95
    €100 - €299.99 €17.95
    €300 and up Free

     EU Mid

    Order Value  Shipping Charge
    €1.00 - €99.99 €19.95
    €100 - €199.99 €19.95
    €200 - €449.99 €24.95
    €450 and up Free

     EU Far

    Order Value  Shipping Charge
    €1.00 - €199.99 €35.00
    €200 - €499.99 €40.00
    €500 and up Free
    Terms & Conditions - Please note that any items of exceptional size (volume, weight, length) may require a surcharge. In this event we will contact you in advance for approval. 
    Certain items of extraordinary nature (Paint, Oils, Epoxy etc) may not be possible to ship depending on your location. In the even of an order being unsuitable for shipping we will refund your order immediately and contact you to confirm cancellation of your order.
    We are unable to ship any liquids, paints, oils or hazardous goods internationally. 

    We reserve the right to change these conditions for exceptionally large or heavy items or items of a hazardous nature. We will keep you posted 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 to organise a return. 

    All returns must be organised within 30 days of receiving your order. Refunds are available within the first 14 days after receiving your order. After this period we can offer an exchange or store credit. 

    Goods can be returned for a full refund plus any shipping paid at the time of purchase if they are faulty or if the wrong item has been dispatched.

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

    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 

    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.

    Special Orders
    If you have changed your mind on a non regular stock item that was ordered specially this can be returned for store credit only.

    Returns Address

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

    Phone: +00 353 (1) 2806654