Category Archive: Marine Hardware

Mar 28

David Morgan to Deliver Cable Railing DIY Seminar at Strictly Sail Pacific on Thursday April 10 at 1:00 PM.

Plymouth, MA – March 25, 2014 – David Morgan, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Atlantis Rail Systems, will be a The seminar will be held at 1 pm on April 10th. The seminar is free for all ticket holders at the show….read more  

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Nov 07

Measuring and Customizing Eye Bolts

Measuring Eye Bolts When ordering standard eye bolts, it's best to record the desired specifications including eye diameter, shank length, thread size and thread length. Use the picture below for eye bolt measurement reference. Customizing Eye Bolts For thread lengths exceeding 18", Suncor Stainless offers custom eye bolts to fit your desired specifications. Custom eye …

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How to install Quick Attach Lifeline Kits from Suncor Stainless

Here is a very informative and detailed video, from Sailrite, on how to install Quick Attach Lifeline Kits made by Suncor Stainless.

 

 

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Sep 12

Newport International Boat Show

The 42nd Annual Newport International Boat Show starts on September 13th and runs until September 16th. The show will feature new sailboats and powerboats, and thousands of products and services from both domestic and international exhibitors. Here is the homepage link: http://www.newportboatshow.com/  

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Aug 29

Things to Know About Anchor Chain

Here is a nice article detailing what you need to know about when purchasing anchor chain. The article covers Strength, Working Load Limit (WLL), Proof Testing, Minimum Break Load (MBL), Chain Grades and many other important factors to consider when researching & purchasing anchor chain. Things to Know About Anchor Chain

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Jul 25

Good Old Boat – The Sailing Magazine for the Rest of Us!

Just found this great Sailing Website called Good Old Boat. It's a sailing community website with links to online resources for sailors, classified ads, videos, boat reviews, supplier's directory, etc.. They also have information on sponsored regattas and technical articles that focus on maintenance and upgrade issues. Be sure to check them out at: www.goodoldboat.com.   …

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May 25

Stainless vs. Galvanized Material

Both stainless and galvanized steels prevent corrosion by forming a "sacrificial" layer of protective oxides. Stainless forms an almost invisible layer of chromium oxide and galvanized forms a (comparatively) thick layer of zinc oxide, according the Metallurgical Consultants website.   Eventually, the galvanized steel's zinc oxide coating will wear away, leaving it vulnerable to corrosives …

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May 18

Stainless Steel Boat Steering Wheel

This stainless steel steering wheel features a diameter of 15 1/2" and has a hub color of black. It is made of grade 316 stainless steel for maximum corrosion resistance and durability, making it ideal for ocean boating.

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May 07

Selecting a cleat size for your boat.

There is no standard Cleat size per boat size because cleats can be used for different things, but as a general rule of thumb you should gauge by the amount of force you will have on the cleat and the use. For example, are you Towing with the Cleat or just tying to a dock? …

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May 01

Stainless Steel Plow Anchor

The Plowmaster™ Anchor is precision cut and polished from grade 316 stainless steel and is suitable for both sailboats and powerboats. These anchors range in size from 25 lbs. to 150 lbs. The Plowmaster™ Anchor is made from Grade 316 Stainless Steel.

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