C&C Landfall Stanchion Base

Klacko Marine is offering members of the Landfall Community reserved stock on our OEM Alloy Stanchion Bases and 1″ C&C Stanchions. This is the last of our stanchion base stock and we will not be producing these in the future…once they are gone, they are gone. All prices are in CAD and subject to applicable[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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Anchoring 101

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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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[…]

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

Protect Your Powerboat 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[…]

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Triple Folding Stainless Boarding Ladder

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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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.

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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[…]

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Solar Power Choices

Helpful ideas for solar based power systems on your boat. Disclaimer – This is purely for educational and research purposes, We are in no way responsible for any monetary loss/gain you make using this, I highly encourage you to view this as a learning resource and not as professional advice. Below are some interesting links that[…]

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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[…]

Ranger Tug custom canvas enclosure

Custom full enclosure bimini for Ranger Tugs

All Season Enclosure for Wanderer 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 were able[…]

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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[…]

Beneteau 48 Klacko Arch

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[…]

Abaco 40

Bruckmann Abaco 40

Bespoke Eastcoast Class Conceived as a stylish but practical day cruiser with accommodation for occasional longer ventures, the Abaco 40 finds favour with those who want fine sea keeping and performance in a boat with classic aesthetics. The hull configuration, which utilizes broad chine flats aft on a modified deep vee form was first proven[…]

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CB750 || Collaboration with NVP Custom Motorcycles

Honda 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[…]

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[…]

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[…]