Formulated for boat reconditioning of heavily oxidized surfaces and finishes Removes sand scratches on production gelcoat White color reduces the potential of staining light-colored boats Long working time requires less compound per application Recommended step prior to polishing and waxing 3M™ Finesse-It™ Marine Paste Compound reconditions boats with heavily oxidized surfaces to restore the appearance of the gelcoat. It also removes P800 sand scratches production gelcoat and grade 1000 or 1200 sand scratches on tooling gelcoat. White color reduces the potential for staining of light-colored boats. 3M™ Finesse-It™ Marine Paste Compound brings the appearance of boats back to life by the use of aggressive abrasive mineral to cut through heavy oxidation and chalky film to renew faded gelcoats. Our compound turns back the clock on the effects of weathering to restore the original vibrancy of the color. The abrasive mineral in the compound also allows you to remove minor scratches, rust and exhaust stains from gelcoat finishes. Compounding is a necessary first step prior to polishing or waxing to renew a glossy finish that glistens in the sunlight and water.