Glidecoat joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas as a partner member.
The MRAA said Glidecoat products were recently credited with helping to set a world record; the oldest all-female rowing team called the results seen during their 3,500-mile trek across the Atlantic Ocean “unbelievable.”
The women highlighted the nano-coatings manufacturer’s ability to minimize the number of barnacles and drastically reduce salt buildup as key factors in their successful journey from the Canary Islands to Antigua.
"At Glidecoat, supporting the marine industry is core to our business,” Glidecoat managing director Paul Westhorpe said in a statement. “With that, we look forward to becoming an active member of the MRAA to help the marine industry continue to grow, but also help educate the consumer and boaters as a whole.”
“A boat represents an enormous investment on the part of a consumer, and Glidecoat has shown it can help protect that investment from a wide range of environmental pollutants,” MRAA president Matt Gruhn said. “Their partnership is another great example of manufacturers and suppliers seeing the value in supporting marine dealers throughout North America.”