The 10 Best Boat Cleaners

This review has been updated 2 times since it was first published in August of 2019. There is no question that boats require a lot of maintenance, but with a high-quality and effective cleaner, keeping them looking great doesn’t have to be too laborious. Whether you are in search of something for a weekly wash, to remove built-up stains and rust, or to get rid of unsightly mold and mildew on vinyl, we have found the best options for you. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the review.

Editor's Choices
Top 10 2 Boat Cleaners

10. Poli Ox Heavy Oxidation Remover

  • Works well for polishing chrome
  • Requires a lot of rubbing
  • Can cause damage if left on

9. 3M Liquid Marine Restorer & Wax

  • Protects against uv damage
  • Good for the deck and hull
  • Requires a lot of time and patience

8. 3M Mildew Stain Remover

  • Penetrates deeply
  • Usually removes all stains
  • Bleach-based formula

7. Boat Bling Hot Sauce

  • Contains high-gloss wax sealants
  • Wipes off quickly
  • Strong vinegar smell

6. Star brite Sea Safe Wash

  • Won't strip wax or polish
  • Doesn't get too foamy
  • Has a nice fruity scent

5. Simple Green Marine

  • Can be used on carpet
  • Good for removing oil residue
  • Safe for painted surfaces

4. Meguiar’s Gel Wash

  • Sheeting action reduces drying time
  • High-sudsing formula
  • Made with biodegradable detergents

3. Star brite EZ-On EZ-Off

  • Buffered hydrochloric acids
  • Foams to show it is working
  • Restores vessels to a like-new look

2. Boat Juice Exterior

  • Removes mineral deposits
  • Quick wipe on - wipe off application
  • Pleasant tropical aroma

1. Spray Nine 26901S

  • Eliminates bacterial odors
  • Removes bait scum effectively
  • Requires very little elbow grease

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