Bavaria 46 Vision Davit

Dinghy Davit Bridle Setup 6:1

Just a quick set of photos showing the process of setting up your dinghy bridle on a Highfield 310CL and Klacko Swingarm Davit Arch. Yacht is a Jeanneau 50 DS. Photos courtesy of GG. Bridle lines were roughed in using spare line, to get the right balance of swingarm angle and boat height off the[…]

Strength in Stainless

Stainless Steel Welding on Boats: Ensuring Durability and Safety at Sea Welding is a critical process in the construction and repair of boats, and when it comes to materials that can withstand the harsh marine environment, stainless steel is a top contender. Known for its corrosion resistance and strength, stainless steel is an ideal choice[…]

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Care and Cleaning of your Stainless Steel Hardware

Clean and shiny stainless steel fixtures on sail or power boats — from cleats and fishing rod holders, to mast shrouds and winches — can really make a vessel “pop” and serve their purpose well if maintained properly.  Of course, boat owners have a more vested interest in caring for onboard stainless steel equipment, but[…]

Beneteau 46 Davit Arch

Birds Eye view of a Beneteau 46 Oceanis

Some awesome aerial sailing footage from Take the Waters Added entertainment to check out with some breathtaking aerial drone footage by an awesome cruising couple. Definitely a favourite YT channel here at Klacko Marine. Subscribe and check out their blog & patreon site which they have posted some great articles and sailboat projects. UPDATE from[…]

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Take The Waters | Beneteau 46

Adventure awaits Recently had the pleasure to work for Brian and Mandi Russel to design and fabricate a custom davit and solar arch for their Beneteau 46 Oceanis sv Shonto. The results were well received and the arch has already found some interesting uses (see video below). They have been chronicling their up & down[…]