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Quick release hinges with sun protection
A new range of quick release hinges from Accon Marine provide critical protection from harmful UV rays with a range of models available for different mounting locations. 27 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Harken sponsors Oracle Team USA
Harken is to sponsor Oracle Team USA, providing hardware for its America’s Cup yachts. 18 Oct 2016 - Boating Business
New winch range from Andersen
Andersen has launched its latest self-tailing winch. The winch has been redesigned with a flush drive shaft, countersunk screws and three-screw mounting for the self-tailing arm. 22 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Spinlock entertains royalty
After being awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise in recognition of its export sales, Spinlock has now received a visit from HRH Prince Philip at its production facility in Cowes. 15 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Weight reductions from Lewmar
By investing in tooling and development, Lewmar has reduced the weight of its V10 windlasses by 20 to 30%, a significant amount when taken from the bow of a boat, writes Katina Read. 04 May 2016 - Boating Business
Automation will help prevent sailors ‘switching sides’
Developments usually are in reaction to long-term trends – in terms of deck hardware these include more automation, writes Katina Read. 04 May 2016 - Boating Business
Traditional market is growing
Even though people sail traditional craft, they still want modern blocks in order to cope with the high tech lines, writes Katina Read. 04 May 2016 - Boating Business
Holt expands replica Laser range
Buying spare parts from OEMs can sometimes be more expensive than buying replica parts, writes Katina Read. 04 May 2016 - Boating Business
New anchor chain stopper tensioner
Among the new products from Vetus is a Maxwell anchor chain stopper tensioner for 10mm to 13mm chain, writes Katina Read. 04 May 2016 - Boating Business
Cleaner and clutter free decks are required
Like other aspects of deck hardware products, Nemo is following the trend towards cleaner decks with its deck hatches and doors, writes Katina Read. 04 May 2016 - Boating Business
Greater strain is placed on blocks
Over the past ten years or so, huge improvements have been made to rope cores making lines stronger with less creep, writes Katina Read. 04 May 2016 - Boating Business
Improvements to product design and aesthetics
Throughout recent history, technology has driven not only improvements in materials but also product design and aesthetics, writes Katina Read. 04 May 2016 - Boating Business
Italy is a growth area for Makefast
While the USA is still Makefast’s largest export market, the company says a growing area - despite the current Euro exchange rate - is Italy, where strong growth is being seen, writes Katina Read. 01 Mar 2016 - Boating Business
Ranges are expanding for smaller boat use
With owners of smaller craft demanding the same ranges of powered equipment as previously only supplied to larger vessels, manufacturers are looking at ways to cater for this trend, expanding their ranges to make life easier for those on board who previously missed out on such luxuries. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business
Better quality and higher performance required
The main factors that have influenced developments in deck hardware products over the last couple of years are that sailors require better quality, higher performance products, says Allen Brothers director Liz Adams. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business
RWO’s Mighty Stick is replaced
With designs and aesthetics constantly being adjusted and developed, RWO Marine Equipment has updated the design of two of its tiller extension ranges, the MSR-2 tiller and the carbon tiller extensions range. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business
Testing is carried out in the Florida sunshine
Vetus has been producing cowl ventilators for around 30 years but this year has launched a new range made of silicon rather than PVC which has been the traditional material for production sailing boats writes Katina Read. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business
Market conditions stay flat
Despite market conditions remaining difficult in the marine industry, many manufacturers are using the opportunity this presents to expand and enter different markets, writes Katina Read 14 May 2013 - Boating Business
Weight and strength are always important
With its high strength to weight ratio, carbon fibre has been used for many years in the marine industry, writes Katina Read. 14 May 2013 - Boating Business
It’s all in the style
While many companies are turning to the latest modern designs for their deck hatches and port lights using the most up to date technology, some are returning to classic, even retro designs, writes Katina Read. 14 May 2013 - Boating Business