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CLAMSEALT REPAIR PRAISED BY OWNER
A RIB driver has praised the effectiveness of the Barton ClamSealT when used on his 7.5m Ribtec safety boat during the Bursledon regatta. Given the device as a birthday present, Andrew kept it on his boat, convinced he would never really need it. During the Optimist racing, for which the RIB was a main safety boat, he came alongside the pontoon puncturing the main collar of the boat on a protruding piece of metal. The boat needed repairing instantly to enable the team to head back out to take up their position.
BARTON GEAR ONBOARD FOR THE ALPHA GLOBAL CHALLENGE
On Friday 28th October, Adrian Flanagan set sail from Hamble Point Marina on his quest to become the first yachtsman to attempt a solo non-stop circumnavigation via the Polar Regions. Barton Marine, a sponsor of the Alpha Global Expedition, supports Adrian with his challenge and has provided complete deck gear for his yacht Barrabas, a Trireme 38 Mk IV.
BARTON MARINE INTRODUCES NEW ROPE HANDLING DEVICE
Barton Marine is pleased to announce the introduction of the Line Tamer, a new rope handling device for boat owners. Stray halyards and lines can be secured around the Barton Line Tamer to ensure that they are kept neat and untangled whilst sailing or on the mooring.
UPGRADED SNATCH BLOCKS FROM BARTON
One of the UK's leading manufacturers of deck gear for sailing yachts, Barton Marine, has upgraded its range of Snatch Blocks for yachts up to 14 metres.
BARTON BACK A GIANT KILLER
The appropriately named J39 "Assassin" took some impressive scalps at the IRC Championships in the Solent. Although pushed into second place overall she took great pride in beating Sydney -Hobart winner, Quokka.
THE BARTON MAST SUPPORT FOR TRAVELLING DINGHIES
Normally associated with deck hardware for cruising and racing yachts, Barton Marine has introduced the innovative Barton Mast Support for sailing dinghies. The support secures the lowered mast at the aft end of the dinghy and prevents damage to the mast and deck when trailed. Designed to slot into the boat's rudder fittings, the support is fully adjustable to suit most transoms. The crosspiece incorporated into the support will allow for a light/number plate board to be fitted.
SALTWATER APPOINTED BY BARTON MARINE
Saltwater Communications has been appointed to handle the PR and advertising for Barton Marine, one of the UK's leading manufacturers of deck hardware. Established in 1949, Barton was one of the first companies to introduce laminated plastic (Tufnol) and stainless steel in the manufacture of lightweight yachting blocks.