Polymarine have many years experience in the repair and maintenance of inflatable boats. The following advice has been collected over the years when assisting our customers to get the best results. We have produced clear, concise guides covering all aspects of repair and maintenance of inflatable boats and ribs.

For Guides & Instructions Click on the various topic ‘links’ below:


Inflatable Boat Adhesive & Glue

Gluing onto Tubes (patches and repairs)

Hypalon Adhesive (full hypalon repair guide)

PVC Adhesive (full PVC repair guide)

How to glue the inflatable tubes to a RIB (rigid inflatable boat)

Inflatable Boat Fabrics

Boat Fabric Guide (Hypalon, PVC, etc.)

PVC or Hypalon? (Fabric Identification)

Inflatable Boat Paint

Flexible Paint  (Types available)

Flexithane Painting Guide  (How to paint Hypalon Fabric)

Superflex Painting Guide  (How to paint PVC Fabric)

Inflatable Boat Valves

 Fitting Valves (onto Hypalon and PVC)

Inflatable Boat Cleaning and restoration

Inflatable Boat Cleaning Guide (Maintenance)

Stain Removal (from GRP and Gel Coat)

Restoration (clean and restore inflatables)

Avon Repair (Leaks and Restoration)

Sealflex Sealant

For minor leaks and porous inflatable boat fabrics

Guide –   How to use Sealflex 

Snap Davit Information


Snap Davits (Weaver – complete guide)

Weaver Snap Davit Installation and Information


Insta-Lock Information website

Insta-lock Installation Guide

Need help? No problem. Please take a moment to have a look at the information above before you contact us with your query as your question may have already been answered. The technical guides stored here are an invaluable source of information and are designed to assist you on the preparation and proper procedures for using our products. Further Technical Information SDS (safety data sheets) can be requested.

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