The following posts were responses to requests for advice on boat polishes and waxes:
You might want to read the post below from Rodd Collins. He is known online as MainSail, he’s a former multiple Catalina owner, and he really knows his stuff. I have bought and used the equipment he suggested for the past three years, and the results have been spectacular. When I bought Juniper she had been neglected for a couple of years, and the hull showed it. She now sparkles, and the shine lasts all year.
Juniper C400 #307
We simply use Star Brite (correct spelling I believe) marine polish on our hull. When I got my first boat in the 1980’s it showed early signs of needing TLC and it was the recommended solution. In the old days I would put it on with a folded high quality paper