Northwest Yachting’s 30th Birthday “Year of Giving”

Norris Comer Nautical News

Hydrocoat EcoSpring is here, and we’re still celebrating 30 years of Northwest Yachting magazine with our Year of Giving monthly prize opportunities. Our prize for May—just in time for peak sailing season—comes from Pettit Marine Paint, a leader in marine water-based technology, and Fisheries Supply.

This month’s winner will receive two gallons of Pettit’s Copper Free Hydrocoat Eco antifouling bottom paint, designed to bring together the best of multi-season protection and environmental sustainability. Hydrocoat Eco is water-based and self-polishing, has the highest level of copper-free biocide protection, and is made with a co-polymer ablative technology that negates any need for sanding and minimizes paint build-up. You can apply Hydrocoat Eco over almost all bottom paints, and it can be safely applied to aluminum, steel, and all other substrates.

Interested in winning this or another month’s prize? Simply send an email to The winner will be selected randomly and notified after the prize drawing. Make sure to check out the magazine every month for our Year of Giving announcement. You won’t want to miss out!

Norris Comer

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Norris Comer is an award-winning writer and the former Managing Editor of Northwest Yachting magazine. He was raised in Portland, Oregon and got his BS in Marine Science at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL where he lived aboard a 1973 Catalina 27 before moving to Washington and an Albin Vega. He has worked as a commercial fisherman, wandered aimlessly around the world, studied oil spills, and was a contestant on the Norwegian reality TV show "Alt for Norge."

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