16 November 2022

Boat varnishing masterclass webinar

By Paul Knox-Johnston Sales & Marketing Manager (Marine)
Barge Insurance

In association with
Dutch Barge Association (DBA)

As part of our Helpful Hints Program, we’re pleased to present a webinar on boat varnishing, looking in particular at barges.

Varnishing your barge (content useful for all boat owners) is presented by guest experts, Laurie Brebner and Ben Catchpole from Marine & Industrial, UK distributors of and experts in Epifanes varnish.

Since 1902, Epifanes Yacht Coatings have been considered the gold standard the world over by professionals and private owners alike. Epifanes paints and varnishes are renowned for their high quality, ease of application, excellent flow, superior gloss and longevity.

Laurie Brebner is Southern Area Manager of the UK on Sales and Technical support across a range of Adhesives, Sealants, Abrasives, Epoxy Resins, PPE, Paints & finishes to Boatbuilders, Leisure & Superyacht Marine industry, and Industrial sectors. He graduated from HMS Sultan, the Royal Naval School of Marine Engineering in the 80’s and has been working in the marine industry ever since.

Joining Laurie for the webinar will be Ben Catchpole, Technical Sales Manager, who also has over 20 years’ experience with boat paint and varnish. He started his career as a yacht refinisher at the renowned Fox’s Yard in Ipswich, before joining the technical team at Marine Industrial to share his skills with the rest of the industry. He has spent a lot of time on the inland waterways assisting clients with their varnish work.

Watch it here