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? Can TotalBoat Wet Edge Topside Paint be used below the waterline on a boat? Is TotalBoat Topside Primer safe for use below the waterline? Can wax be applied to TotalBoat Wet Edge? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.