stainless steel klacko

Care and Cleaning of your Stainless Steel Hardware

Bright, shiny stainless steel fixtures on sail or power boats — from cleats and fishing rod holders, to mast shrouds and winches — can really make a vessel “pop” and serve their purpose well if maintained properly.  Of course, boat owners have a more vested interest in caring for onboard stainless steel equipment, but boat[…]

swim ladder midship

Trifold Midship Ladder

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]