Bavaria 46 Vision Davit

Dinghy Davit Bridle

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[…]

Klacko Marine Newport RI

2022 Davit & Solar Arch Projects

2022 has been very busy at Klacko Marine. We’ve had some great arch projects on yachts by Beneteau, Dufour and Bavaria. Each arch was designed specific to the client’s needs both locally and remote from. The Beneteau 50 in Rhode Island, Dufour 530 Lake Champlain, Beneteau 423 Kingston, Benteau 45 Oceanis Grimsby, Beneteau 46.1 St.Clair[…]

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[…]

klacko arch fail

Built to withstand the harshest environments

Klacko arches are fabricated to the highest standards and materials. Each solar davit arch is engineered to endure even the worst scenarios… we come out looking like a champ!From CAD engineered design to professional welding & fabrication, a Klacko Arch stands apart from many of its competitors.As you can see by these unfortunate scenes, both[…]

Hanse 415 davit solar arch

Great Arches!

At Klacko Marine, we’ve been busy in the workshop this 2018 sailing season. It was a full house as we fabricated custom integrated arches for Hanse, Catalina, Beneteau, Hunter, Jeanneau, Island Packet and Bavaria. All the davit and solar arch creations were custom made for each client to their exact specifications. Klacko aided with seasoned[…]

Klacko Dufour 44 Arch

Dufour 44 Performance Arch

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[…]

catalina 445 arch

Catalina 445 Solar Arch Design

Solar davit arch installation on a brand new Catalina 445 Klacko Marine has partnered with Swans Yacht Sales. Four 160W Canadian Energy panels were custom mounted for seamless power while off the dock. We integrated the existing Catalina seating sternrail into the arch and 1 inch siderails to the first gate. All wiring for speakers[…]

Beneteau Oceanis 41 Arch

Beneteau 41 Oceanis Arch Davit

Robust and simple Beneteau Radar 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[…]