Beneteau Solar Arch

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[…]

Catalina Kestrel Solar

Kestrel’s Low Profile Solar Installation

Great way to mount rigid solar over your bimini We are constantly asked if a Standard Canvas Bimini can support rigid glass solar panels safe and effectively. The answer is a resounding ‘NO’. Of course we all have dockmates who have loaded their bimini tops up with one or two solar panels and sailed the[…]

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[…]

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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[…]

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[…]