This 425 Sailboat Arch has it all Photos Gallery of the Catalina 425 equipped with a Klacko Marine Davit Solar Arch.
NEW SOFTGRIP ROPE CLUTCH Optimised SOFTGRIP braid technology. Drawing on experience in both mechanical and textile product design the new XTX Soft Grip Clutch uses a combination of new materials to offer mid load rope holding in a lightweight, compact device. Using an innovative new braided ‘soft grip’ technology to engage and hold a loaded line, the XTX benefits from being
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Klacko Marine is proud to be chosen as the marine metal fabricator for a complete restoration of a Tayana 37 in Upstate New York. From bow to stern, new hardware was custom built to replicate the original manufacturer’s design combined with some modern updates. 316L Stainless Steel was used throughout and mirror polished to the
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Science, Art and Experience Came across this really well put together Anchoring article. Click here for the full version Canadian Yachting May 2020 edition. We really enjoy our subscription and learn something new with every edition. Subscribe today and support Canadian Yachting. Hinterhoeller got it right early in the game with their bowsprit anchor roller
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We’ve been meaning to post this product for awhile now. We were introduced to these guys by an arch client who needed a motor bracket that fit their 1.25″ diameter sternrail. They have two styles that are available in both 1″ and 1.25″ fitments. The construction is simple but very strong which is something we
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Any boat that has a wet exhaust with a discharge opening of about three inches or larger, is at risk. Because, a Muskrat, Water Rat, Otter, or other vermin, can and will swim up into your exhaust. They chew through a coupling hose to the inside of the boat or make a den. Rodents &
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Design and Fabricate some small lasecut hardware for a clean and understated branding initiative. The Bruckmann brand is synonymous with the down east style of yachts for their custom build quality and attention to detail on every front. This detail must include subtle luxury and clean lines throughout from stern to bow. We weld blind
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A regular item on our shop bench. The Klacko trifold swim ladder is excellent at getting more steps below the waterline. Mounted at the midship gates this side boarding ladder make entry and exit easy. These ladders are an absolute must on boats like the Niagara 35/42 and any boat with a high or davit
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We often get requests to reproduce the stainless and bronze parts on the very popular Tayana 37. As some of these boats are getting on in years, their original stainless is starting to corrode or fatigue past safe limits. We are also seeing a number of these vessels being refitted and refurbished to their former
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We were asked to create some custom exhaust tips for a Cigarette in order to incorporate aftermarket baffles that were proud of the boat’s transom. Laser cut rings were made to duplicate existing bolt holes and 5″ stainless steel polished tube was cut, welded and polished to the owner’s high standards.
Built to carry solar panels and ease dinghy lifting, this Dufour 44 Davit arch complements the lines as if it were an OEM option. This Klacko Marine Arch includes the following options; multiple AIS, GPS and Wifi Antenna bases removable Radome tower heavy duty lifting rings seamless 1″ side rails to fwd gate extended sternrails
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Custom built swimladder for Midship boarding on a Niagara 42/35 At the request of a long time client, we created a stainless steel tri-fold boarding swim ladder. The aft ladder on the Niagara Yachts are not the most accessible, especially when fitted with an arch davit and dinghy. They traditionally are also too short and
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Helpful ideas for solar based power systems on your boat. Below are some interesting links that we have collected from some of our cruising clients. At Klacko, we do our best to give the best advice on eco based power as possible, however our strength is in fabricating strong ocean ready methods to hold your solar
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A Selection of Klacko Marine’s Arch fabrications
A winning partnership with Precision Canvas Captivating Curtains Project details Fabric 1 name: Stamoid Open Fabric 1 producer: Serge Ferrari North America Inc. Fabric 1 supplier: Manart-Hirsch Co. Inc. Fabric 2 name: Soltis 92 Fabric 2 producer: Serge Ferrari North America Inc. Fabric 2 supplier: LaSalle Canvas and Ropes Inc. Engineer: Doug Gierula, Klacko Marine
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Integrated Solar and Davits, make this arch a must have Catalina option Catalina 445 Stainless Arch. Constructed to the high expectations of the client. A robust arch was built to provide mounting for 400W of solar power, misc antennae for GPS, Wifi, VHF and future wind turbine. The dinghy lift was fabricated to fit the
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Klacko & Klacko:Sparring Partners Be sure to pick up the November issue of Good Old Boat Magazine. Klacko Marine is featured in an article by Rob Mazza chronicling the history of Klacko Marine and the contributions we’ve made over the last 60yrs. We are avid readers of Good Old Boat Magazine, if you have not
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Robust and simple Beneteau Arch A recent build on a beautiful Beneteau 41 Oceanis. The client chose the minimalist swing arm davit design to keep thing compact, clean and pleasing to the eye. The swing arm davit system has been very successful in and enjoyed on over 60 arches built by Klacko Marine. Note the
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Bruckmann Quality Yachts Bruckmann Yachts has been building quality yachts since 1964.
The Life Aquatic Klacko Marine’s work has been recently featured in July 2016 Edition of House+Home Magazine. For more photos look to our post https://klacko.ca/katina/
Making Cruising easier and a lot more fun! For many years, Klacko have worked with the team at Cruising Solutions. Cruising Solutions was founded and developed by people like you who enjoy the cruising lifestyle and pursue it at every opportunity. The challenges they faced in acquiring the “right” equipment to support life under sail and
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Abaco 40 by Bruckmann Yachts Abaco named 25 Prettiest Boats Congratulations to Bruckmann Yachts of Port Credit, Ontario. Press release here
Looking for replacement hardware? Klacko stocks Niagara and Nonsuch Pulpits, Bowsprits and Sternrails. We also have access to large number of Mast, Rigging and cast metal fabrications. Just completed a very nice side boarding swim ladder with a triple fold.
Klacko: OEM Manufacturer of C&C Yachts Parts Klacko Marine was the chief manufacturer of metal hardware for C&C Yachts. The most requested parts are stainless steel 1″ and 7/8 stanchions, aluminum stanchion bases (Type A,B,C,D and Landfall), Bow Pulpit, Stern Pulpits, Mast bracket goosenecks just to name a few.
Saga Yachts Klacko was proud to be the OEM metal hardware supplier for the Saga 35, 43, 48 and 409. We actively work with the Yahoo Saga Owners group to give advice and provide OEM solutions. We are able to reproduce or refurbish most metal hardware on your Saga Marine Yacht. The Radar arch on
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Full season coverings for Wanderer Ranger 21 Klacko Marine and Precision Canvas were tasked with providing a spacious and functional enclosure on a Ranger Tug. Wanderer finds it’s home on the North Channel where a full enclosure is necessary for comfort and weather protection. The clients spent the summer living aboard and were very pleased that we
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Bare bones arch out for sea trial on a Catalina 445 Notice there are no sternrails yet…..see next post to see how they turned out!
Dinghy Arch addition to a Jeanneau 409 French Kiss’ new addition Thanks to the owners of sv French Kiss for the photos of the arch complete with new canvas and dinghy. Klacko marine fabricated a dinghy arch that would accomodate solar panels, wind generator, multiple GPS, VHF and wifi antenna, and lift their Highfield dinghy
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Beneteau Oceanis 48 Cockpit Arch Custom arch fabricated for Beneteau Oceanis 48 Gypsea Winds (New Port, RI). Klacko utilized the ever popular and useful davit swing arm system. Side rails to the first gate add extra security in the cockpit as well as much needed mounting space. Sternrail was also extended for added functionality. A central
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A Flock of Fifties Three Bruckmann B50s at a recent rendezvous.
Different Davits A different take on the traditional davit
A Bayport Beauty Brand new davit arch addition to a Jeanneau 45.2
Off to the races Just finished outfitting the newest Bruckmann Abaco 40. Dealer Link Bruckmann Yachts
North Channel Trekker Hanse 415 with custom davit arch system
Replace your bowroller Beneteau 352 Klacko took the existing aluminum casting and recreated a polished stainless steel version with an extended roller to accomodate today’s modern anchors.
Custom Seat for the ‘Captain’
Modern House Boat A truly remarkable vision by the owner and executed tastefully in a modern aesthetic…Katerina was a total refit done by Bruckmann Yachts. All metal work was upgraded by Klacko Marine. MFA Award Winning Canvas and upholstery by Precision Canvas
Sunware TX panels and Superwind Textile Sunware TX flexible solar panel and Superwind 350 (sw 350) quiet wind turbine. Klacko Marine is the authorized distributor of Sunware and Superwind. Please contact us for updated pricing and technically information. The Superwind turbine is the leading micro windturbine on the market. It is the only product that
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A great way to lift your dinghy with a single line to the winch on the Klacko Swing Arm Davit system Note that a custom Harken or Ronstan fiddle block with cam cleat was used.
T-top and Arch work on a Rib Today we had a new visitor in for some custom stainless work. This is ther flagship RIB…the STRONG 680
Delivered: Saga 43 on a Saab 92 Wagon
SW 350 Superwind Installation Maz Ocean was tasked with installing a Superwind 350 on the stern of a large catamaran. http://mazocean.com/blog/installation-of-a-superwind-wind-turbine/
BUILT TOUGH! Custom Steel Boats in Oriental, North Carolina This ocean tough trawler is built to travel the world in style but spares no expense or luxury.
Professional Marine Arch for Bluewater Cruising Custom arch built for a professional cruising couple
Fully integrated arch and davit system
Professional Rigging Services and C&C OEM Distributor South Shore Yachts Great source for replacement C&C yachts hardware. Rob and Cody are a wealth of information for anything marine related
Dockside Chandlery & Marine Website and Directions; Great Chandlery in Bronte