yep, my guess is you have RMR. 2 of my RMR boats did that and they only warrantied the first one..... I have since upgraded to HYSIDE and could be happier with it.
Bottom line- you aint gettin that sticky goo off. And RMR may or MAY NOT do something about it!
"Yeah I called her up, she gave me a bunch of crap about me not listenin' to her enough, or somethin'. I don't know, I wasn't really payin' attention."