Can a topside marine paint be submerged for more than a couple of days? Annette DiOrio August 18, 2021 13:13 Updated Marine topside paint is not formulated to withstand extended submersion for more than one to three days. Continuous submersion will cause blistering and other damage to the paint film. Related articles Can I apply wax to cured TotalBoat Wet Edge topside paint? What type of surface preparation is needed before applying marine topside paint? Can I apply TotalBoat Aluminum Boat Paint below the waterline? Can I apply TotalBoat Topside Primer below the waterline? Can I apply TotalBoat Wet Edge topside paint over TotalBoat TotalBilge epoxy bilge paint? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.