Tag 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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Jun 08

Why do boat cleats have different bolt patterns?

Question: Why do boat cleats have different bolt patterns? Answer: The bolt pattern on cleats has to do with the size and assumed work load that will be displaced on the cleat. Blue water cleats are heavier duty and have a wider base that allows for stronger mounting.  

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Jun 01

Boating Links – The world’s oldest and most complete boating directory

Boating Links

Found this great resource for all-things-boating and thought I'd pass it along. http://www.boatinglinks.com/ Enjoy!  

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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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Apr 04

Herreshoff Cleat

The Herreshoff Cleat is available in a variety of sizes ranging from 6" to 12" and is easily installed using1/4" or 5/16" screws. This cleat is made from grade 316 stainless steel for maximum corrosion resistance and durability, which is perfect for boat decks and docks.

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