Is priming required before applying TotalBoat Elixir paint? Eric Boudreau April 01, 2022 14:55 Updated TotalBoat Elixir paint does not require any primers to achieve maximum adhesion to properly prepared wood, fiberglass, metals, or previously painted surfaces. Related articles How do I prepare a surface for marine topside paint? Do I need to apply a primer over gelcoat before applying antifouling bottom paint? Is TotalBoat Topside Primer safe for use below the waterline? Can TotalBoat Wet Edge be applied over TotalBoat Elixir? Can TotalBoat Wet Edge Topside Paint be used below the waterline on a boat? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.