Deck Hardware – Page 4

  • Barton's new wooden blocks
    News

    Traditional market is growing

    2016-05-04T08:57:00Z

    Even though people sail traditional craft, they still want modern blocks in order to cope with the high tech lines, writes Katina Read.

  • News

    New anchor chain stopper tensioner

    2016-05-04T08:53:00Z

    Among the new products from Vetus is a Maxwell anchor chain stopper tensioner for 10mm to 13mm chain, writes Katina Read.

  • Holt's Laser replica parts
    News

    Holt expands replica Laser range

    2016-05-04T08:53:00Z

    Buying spare parts from OEMs can sometimes be more expensive than buying replica parts, writes Katina Read.

  • Nemo's easy flush deck hatch from IMP
    News

    Cleaner and clutter free decks are required

    2016-05-04T08:47:00Z

    Like other aspects of deck hardware products, Nemo is following the trend towards cleaner decks with its deck hatches and doors, writes Katina Read.

  • Allen Bros new alloy thimbles
    News

    Greater strain is placed on blocks

    2016-05-04T08:46:00Z

    Over the past ten years or so, huge improvements have been made to rope cores making lines stronger with less creep, writes Katina Read.

  • Spinlock's new ceramic coated clutch
    News

    Improvements to product design and aesthetics

    2016-05-04T08:42:00Z

    Throughout recent history, technology has driven not only improvements in materials but also product design and aesthetics, writes Katina Read.

  • News

    Italy is a growth area for Makefast

    2016-03-01T17:04:00Z

    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.

  • News

    Ranges are expanding for smaller boat use

    2014-07-22T09:29:00Z

    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.

  • Allen Brothers' new mainsheet jammer is more robust
    News

    Better quality and higher performance required

    2014-07-22T09:29:00Z

    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.

  • The MSR-2 adjustable tiller extension from RWO Marine Equipment
    News

    RWO’s Mighty Stick is replaced

    2014-07-22T09:28:00Z

    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.

  • Vetus has embraced new materials with its silicon cowl ventilator
    News

    Testing is carried out in the Florida sunshine

    2014-07-22T09:28:00Z

    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.

  • Lewmar's Revo winch allows sailors to trim sails in and out at the touch of a button
    News

    Market conditions stay flat

    2013-05-14T08:35:00Z

    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

  • Larger windows are the biggest innovation in deck gear, says C-Quip
    News

    It’s all in the style

    2013-05-14T08:34:00Z

    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.

  • Antal's new Looper range of blocks
    News

    Weight and strength are always important

    2013-05-14T08:34:00Z

    With its high strength to weight ratio, carbon fibre has been used for many years in the marine industry, writes Katina Read.

  • Seldén blocks and hardware are finding favour
    News

    Playing for keeps

    2012-05-15T08:11:00Z

    It’s simply not a level playing field – and the hardware isn’t always determined on the most appropriate fit: Stevie Knight talks to a couple of old hands about the issues...

  • Seldén blocks and hardware are finding favour
    News

    Which horse for what course?

    2012-05-15T08:11:00Z

    However much it might seem easier just to get all the hardware from one manufacturer, each piece has its ''niche capability'' and you might be better off taking some time out to think about exactly what it is that’s needed.

  • It might look relaxed, but the hardware says otherwise
    News

    Something has to give

    2012-05-15T08:11:00Z

    IIt seems you get a plateau for a while, then suddenly you get something like a drop in prices of high tech rope, which puts enormous strain on the existing hardware.

  • Close-up of the dressing and stepping the full PBO Future Fibres rig on the mast of Lionheart, the world’s largest J-Class.
    News

    Revolution in the rigging

    2011-07-12T12:28:00Z

    It can seem technology is opening up an ever-widening gap between race boats and modest cruising craft, but the racing world may still have something to give the rest of us, writes Stevie Knight.

  • A Vancouver 34 with a pair of new Hood Vektron headsails makes for the horizon
    News

    Pushing the envelope - in our direction

    2011-07-12T12:28:00Z

    Sails are changing, writes Stevie Knight, and the trickle down of technology will have an impact even for novice sailors.

  • A globally adopted set of standards
    News

    ICOMIA produces first merged standard

    2011-07-12T12:25:00Z

    ICOMIA’s Global Conformity Guidelines were designed to help boatbuilders to export overseas by bridging the transAtlantic gap between ABYC and ISO Standards, says communications manager Maria Anckarsvärd.