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Finally a BETTER motor bracket!

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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Stainless Exhaust Otter & Muskrat Guards

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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Triple Folding Stainless Boarding Ladder

A regular item on our shop bench. The triple fold swim ladder is excellent at getting more ladder below the waterline. Having more steps below the waterline makes getting up the ladder much easier. We also integrate our custom stainless steps for zero maintenance and easy on the bare feet (bare tube just hurts too
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Custom GO FAST boat exhaust tips

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.

Hanse 415 davit solar arch

2018 Klacko Marine Arch Builds

At Klacko Marine, we’ve been busy in the workshop this 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 advice and
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Stainless Steel Arch Gallery Updates

Our Sailboat Arch Gallery has been updated See our latest work on some of the top yacht brands. Solar panel additions were very popular this year as well as the addition of heavy duty davits to make dinghy lifting a breeze.  In some cases we integrated the existing sternrails and in others we created a
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dufour 500 arch

Dufour 500 Arch

A stylish cockpit arch that compliments the sleek lines of this modern yacht. Outfitted with integrated dinghy davits, lifting a dinghy has never been so easy and secure. Future accommodations have been made for up to 600W of solar power. The client has also requested extended sternrail to offer more mounting space, better handholds from
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Solar Power choices in 2019

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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IFAI Awards

Award winning canvas fabrication

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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Very clean Catalina 445 Arch

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 Good Old Boat Magazine

Featured in Good Old Boat Magazine

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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Cruising Solutions

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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Klacko Saga 43 Arch with davits

Saga 43 Radar Arch

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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Ranger Tug custom canvas enclosure

Custom full enclosure bimini for Ranger Tugs

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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Jeanneau 409 Arch Davit

FRENCH KISS Jeanneau 409 Arch

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 48 OC Arch

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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CB750 || Collaboration with NVP Custom Motorcycles

CB750 Project Klacko was proud to assist NVP Cycles in their bold endeavour to meld the new with the old. For the single sided swingarm conversion Nick found a near new 2012 Ducati Monster 1100 Evo and was able to secure the entire back half of the bike, a very clever decision as retro fitting
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Katerina by Bruckmann

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

Gozzard s/v Riparian with Sunware & Superwind

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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Jeanneau 44i Arch at Sea

Cruising Video by Denis Dubois Aboard his Jeanneau 44i Here are some great videos shot by Denis. Klacko Marine is proud to have fabricated their custom arch system that allows easy lifting of their dinghy. It also provides a good structure for their solar panels and keeps all the electronics and cruising gear organized. Under
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Powerbarr Solar Charging Units

Interesting winter project here at Klacko. We were contracted to aid in a design/build of a prototype aluminum enclosure for an autonomous charging station.a After a very successful Kickstarter campaign, they are now doing a second production run of the POWERBARR ARGON. Made up of anodized aluminum, the enclosure is designed to be weather resistant and
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