Paint schemes

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Paint schemes

Postby slash2 on Tue May 23, 2023 7:18 pm

I need to decide soon what my hull color would be. I used Interlux Sea Green on my Passagemaker last year and really liked it. But it had the standard white sails. I’m wondering how that color works with the tanbark sails my Pocketship will have. I’ve looked through the galleries and think I’ve seen some examples, but I’m partially red green colorblind so I don’t trust my color judgement. So has anyone done that match and did it work out? Or really, any opinions on the matter are appreciated.
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Re: Paint schemes

Postby Creekboater on Wed May 24, 2023 9:24 am


I think the Sea Green would look great with tanbark. My Jimmy Skiff has tanbark sails and I used sea green, but on the bottom. My sides were interlux light blue, and my interior is bright. My local water is brackish so I needed dark on the bottom but I think reversing the blue and green would look good.

I'm going to try to include a pic.
interlux light blue on sea green
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Re: Paint schemes

Postby slash2 on Wed May 24, 2023 6:57 pm

Thanks! My daughter approves so I’ll use that.
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