Invest in a greener future with MacGlide™ anti-fouling adhesive foil. Reduce costs, save fuel, and preserve marine life.

MacGlide™ is an innovative solution against fouling that protects your hull from the colonization of marine micro-organisms. It’s the non-toxic solution all ship owners should embrace so they can sail responsibly and preserve marine life. With MacGlide™ you can make your contribution to a cleaner planet!

Advantages of foil over paint

 Unmatched ease of maintenance. Remove stains with a sponge or soft brush.
 Reduce fuel consumption by 5 to 6%.
 Increase speed up to 4 to 5 % according to hull design.
 Lower maintenance costs over a period of 5 years.
 Marine organism protection with no biocides released into the water.
 Proven solution: suits all types of boats up to 40 metres - with a maximum speed of 30 knots.
 Reduce osmosis ensuring lower hull moisture content.

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“Estimates suggest a 30-foot sailboat will leach about two pounds of toxic copper into the water each year.”


“I chose MacGlide because I was already aware that the film was better than paint at stopping marine organisms from fouling the hull, and because I knew that it was a more ecological solution. The film was applied on one of my rudders, with the other rudder left painted. I saw the difference at the end of one year: the painted rudder was very difficult to clean, whereas the one covered in MacGlide had much less fouling, and it was removed very easily.”


Ronan Guerin, Skipper Trimaran racing 42 ft.

What is the alternative to boat paints?

MacGlide™ self-adhesive film is not only a non toxic alternative to anti-fouling paints for boats hull protection, it also offers more flexibility in the planning of maintenance work : it can indeed be applied indoors and outdoors, during all the dry season, as long as the ambient temperature is above 10°C. Mactac views environmental responsibility as an integral part of good corporate citizenship and an essential consideration in the products we manufacture, the processes we employ and the research and development activities we carry out.

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