Bye-Bye Biofouling

Posted: February 1, 2014

PowerShark WB3000 $995

By: Melissa Park

Good boaters know that sometimes it’s what’s on the outside that counts. Waveblade’s PowerShark WB3000 is a handheld tool that works up to 20 feet underwater and helps remove barnacles and growth by utilizing its own resonant-wave technology. The tool oscillates at 3000 rpm, and while it’s strong enough to strip the chemical bond between materials, it won’t leave a scratch on your fiberglass or metal hulls — you can even touch the blade while it’s operating. The tool is charged for up to 90 minutes of continuous use and weighs less than 6 pounds, requiring only a freshwater rinse following use. 

Waveblade, (877) 895-9283,

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