Shipping During COVID-19

May 19, 2020

During these trying times, everyone is doing their best to maintain some degree of normal life. We have worked hard to ensure that we are able to continue operating and […]

Glidecoat Exhaust Tackles the Dirtiest Part of the Boat

May 7, 2020

If you own a powerboat then you already know what a challenge it is to deal with the staining and discoloration on your transom from diesel and exhaust fumes. That’s […]

Visit Glidecoat at 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Oct 29, 2019

Starting on Thursday, October 31st to Sunday, November 3rd, come visit Glidecoat at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS). Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the “Yachting Capital of the World” will […]

Product Testing

Aug 21, 2019

As a manufacturer of ceramic coatings, Glidecoat uses numerous methods to thoroughly test its coatings, before introducing them to the market. Obviously, there is nothing that can equal actual real-life […]

Gloss Meter Readings – Why to Take Them and How to Improve Your Boat’s Gloss Reading

Aug 16, 2019

You may be researching the various ceramic coating options and quickly notice the market is flooded with a variety of options. From inexpensive to high-end products, all claim to offer […]

Visit Glidecoat at 2019 Stuart Boat Show

Jan 10, 2019

  Starting on Friday, January 11th to Sunday, January 13th, come visit Glidecoat at the Stuart Boat Show. The boat show is the largest on Florida’s Treasure Coast featuring over […]

Do you have questions about ceramic coatings? Glidecoat can answer your questions – Meet us at FLIBS

Oct 18, 2018

What are ceramic coatings and why are so many people talking about ceramics? Has a detailer, friend, fellow boater, talked to you about this technology? At the very least, I’m sure […]

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Apply Ceramic Coatings During The Fall and Winter Season

Sep 5, 2018

Summer is winding down and from what we’ve heard and experienced, it’s been a tremendously busy boating season. Boat owners will soon be done with their fun on the water […]

Prop Optimizer Exclusive Testing Program

May 30, 2018

  Glidecoat is offering a unique opportunity to be apart of an exclusive testing program for our new Prop Optimizer! Over the last two years we have continued to develop […]

Spring is ALMOST here!

Apr 18, 2018

  Talking with various boat yards, dealers and marina’s in the Northern US and Canada spring is not quite here, although spring officially arrived March 20th.   Many are postponing […]

Ceramic Coating Application On Used 26′ Hurricane

Mar 29, 2018

Nautical Ventures reached out to us on applying Glidecoat ceramic coating to a used 26′ Hurricane located in Dania Beach, FL because the owner wanted to sell their boat. The […]

Meet Glidecoat at Palm Beach International Boat Show

Mar 19, 2018

Are you attending the Palm Beach International Boat Show this week? If you are, take a few minutes to stop by and meet the Glidecoat team. Our booth is located […]

Ceramic Coating Increase Boat Value With Showroom Finish

Mar 16, 2018

Are you constantly looking for ways to sell boats faster and for more value? As a boat dealer, I bet you are thniking what an obvious answer to that question. […]

Ceramic Coating Testimony by Dean Waite on Fisherman’s Weekly

Feb 13, 2018

Are ceramic coatings for my boat worth the money?  Ceramic coatings is becoming more and more popular in the marine industry because boat owners are understanding the tremendous value compared […]

Are Nano Coatings Worth It? Protecting Your Investment!

Jan 26, 2018

Owning a boat is a wonderful thing! Having the freedom to take her out on the weekend, going fishing or just relaxing on the water. On the other hand, maintaining […]

One Year After Ceramic Coating Application

Oct 14, 2017

Check out the results of Glidecoat ceramic coating application after 1 year application on a 2003, 29  foot SeeVee. In August of 2016, we were asked to coat a 2003, […]

Case Study – Lost in Time

Jul 6, 2017

  Boat: Four Winns Boat Year: 1992 Color: Red and White Hull Issue: Fading and Oxidization Owner: Tim Sims – Lost in Time LLC One of our newest authorized Glidecoat […]

“Positive Rate” Case Study

Jun 19, 2017

  Boat Year: 1997 Color: White Issue: Dullness and inconsistency in the gel coat, removing competitive product Result: Upon the removal of the competitive product and applying Glidecoat, the gel […]

Frequently Asked Questions

May 22, 2017

  When speaking individuals in the marine industry, we encounter similar questions about the Glidecoat product line. As such, we have compiled answers to 9 commonly asked questions. We hope […]

Accelerated Weathering Apart Of Our Test, Test and Test Again Approach

May 8, 2017

  As part of its ongoing product development Glidecoat uses an external independent laboratory to perform what is called ASTM D4587 or Accelerated Weathering which simulates damaging effects of long […]

Sea Ray 370 Case Study

May 8, 2017

  Boat: Sea Ray 370 Boat Year: 1995 Color: White hull with colored stripes Issue: Chalky finish Owner: Bill Karmis I took delivery two seasons ago of a well-used 1995 Sea […]

Case Study – Blackjack 224

Apr 17, 2017

  Boat: Blackjack 224 Boat Year: 2015 Color: Black Hull Issue: Fading and Oxidization Owner: Redfin Charters A fishing charter operation in Charleston, South Carolina, Redfin has 2 Blackjack 224’s. […]

Increased gloss and shine by more than 15% from factory new with Glidecoat Top Coating

Mar 15, 2017

Recently at the Miami Boat Show we had the opportunity to coat a brand new 30 Foot Cutwater for Pocket Yacht. The boat was delivered to the Boat Show staging […]

Glidecoat Top Coating Tips

Mar 1, 2017

Using a Gloss Meter One of the many reasons people have Glidecoat applied to their boat is to overall improve the gloss and shine. Obviously, there are numerous other reasons, […]

Glidecoat Unveils It’s Latest Array of Marine Top Coatings at IBEX 2016 Booth 3603, Tampa Convention Center, OCT 4-6

Sep 30, 2016

West Palm Beach, Florida, September 30, 2016 Glidecoat, manufacturer of protective, preventive and anti-fouling products for the marine and aviation industries, will introduce a new addition to its premium line […]

Smart Surface Technology Provider of Nano Coating, Is Now Revolutionizing The Inflatable Marine Vessel Industry

Jun 17, 2016

West Palm Beach, FL – June 17, 2016 Glidecoat, the Smart Surface Technology provider of Nano Coating, is now revolutionizing the inflatable marine vessel industry with Glidecoat Inflatable coating—and industry […]

Yorkshire Rows Glides Into the Record Books with Glidecoat

Mar 8, 2016

West Palm Beach, FL – March 8, 2016 The Yorkshire Rows crew lauds Glidecoat technology after completing their record making Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge trek. On February 26, 2016, Janette […]

Glidecoat Redefines Industry with Prop Optimizer

Sep 30, 2015

West Palm Beach, FL – September 30th, 2015 Glidecoat, the developers of a range of smart surface technology nano-coating products, have once again redefined the marine market with the introduction […]

Glidecoat welcomes new Chief Product Officer

Sep 2, 2015

West Palm Beach, FL – September 2, 2015 Glidecoat, the Smart Surface Technology provider of Nano Coating, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Ken Rohlman, who today joins […]

About Glidecoat

Glidecoat is a registered trademark of Onan Technologies Inc., established in 2012. The company utilizes innovative technology to produce Nano-coatings for both aviation and marine vessels.


Paul Westhorpe
Telephone: 561-515-4536