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THE PARIS BOAT SHOW 2012
The Paris International Boat Show runs from December 8th to the 16th.
THE LONDON BOAT SHOW 2013
Barton Marine will be attending the Tullett Prebon London Boat Show early next year, commencing on January 12th.
YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS VISIT BARTON MARINE!
Last month we were pleased to welcome a group of ten budding Young Entrepreneurs from The King’s School Canterbury.
TOWABLE T TRACK SLIDERS UPGRADED
Our towable 20mm, 25mm & 32mm T Track sliders have been a regular Barton Marine top seller. This product offers the advantage of exact adjustment from the safety cockpit but without the huge price tag of comparable re-circulating ball bearing systems.
NEW REMOVABLE MAINSHEET TRACK SYSTEM
For our customers not attending the trade exhibition, here's a sneak preview of our upcoming new products.
METS 2012 - MEET THE BARTON TEAM ON STAND 01.440
For companies visiting this trade exhibition, November 13th, 14th & 15th are this year's dates for the METS trade show held in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
J/80 NATIONALS 2012 - J2X REIGNS
A fleet of 27 J/80s recently competed for the UK National Championship hosted by Hamble's Royal Southern Yacht Club.
ANNAPOLIS SAIL BOAT SHOW REPORT 2012
Barton Sales Manager Christian Brewer crossed the pond recently to attend the Annapolis Sail Boat Show and to help man the Barton Stand, set up and ably supported by Ocean Marketing’s Chris Beaudry, Jeff Cox, Jim Wallis and Linda Frink.
SOUTHAMPTON SHOW 2012
This year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show is being held between the 14th and 23rd of September. This is our first major boat show of the season with plenty of water displays and lots of retail opportunities!
HILARY LISTER VISITS BARTON MARINE
Record breaking quadriplegic sailor Hilary Lister paid a visit to Barton Marine at the end of last month with project manager Toby May.
VIVE LE BOOMSTRUT!
Barton Sales Manager Christian Brewer recently competed in the first ever XOD regatta held abroad with regular helm Stuart Jardine last week (which they won!).
PREPARING FOR COWES
Sales Manager Christian Brewer has been busy helping prepare Stuart Jardine’s XOD Lonestar for Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week this month.
BARTON SPONSORS MEDWAY YACHT CLUB WEDNESDAY EVENING SERIES
A total of 27 boats took part in the 2012 Wednesday Evening Open Series hosted by Medway Yacht Club and sponsored by Barton Marine.
WINNING FOR MIKEY AT THE SONATA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Sonata National Championships was a tightly fought battle this year. 23 boats lined up at the start line on the Medway in bright sunshine and a good sea breeze.
SAILORS STEVIE MORRISON AND BEN RHODES
Another boat fitted with Barton fittings is Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes double-handed men's Skiff, a 49er class boat. Stevie has fitted 16 of our very smallest High Load Eyes (part number 60450) on board.
JOHN AND ALEX CARIBBEAN ADVENTURE
Latest news from Barton customers John and Alex is that their Hallberg Rassy ‘Free Spirit' is now safely ashore in Grenada for the duration of the hurricane season.
AN EXTREME ARCTIC ADVENTURE!
Skippers Alasdair Flint and Tim Loftus recently received the prestigious Tilman medal from the Royal Cruising Club in recognition of their extreme 2011 Arctic expedition, in which they sailed to the Beerenberg volcano on Jan Mayen.
PIP HARE IN BARTON MARINE SPONSORED UK MINI TRANSAT RACE
Sailors Pip Hare and Christa Ten Brinke are near to completing the double handed Solent 650 Mini Transat Race, an event part sponsored by Barton Marine.
PRE-SEASON CHECK LIST
Blocks, Sheaves, Mainsheet Traveller and Genoa Car Checks
It’s that time of year again to check your deck hardware for signs of wear and tear, especially mast sheaves and blocks. A little time spent now can save a lot of grief and aggravation during the sailing season and will save you money in the long run.
LEADING LINES AFT
We have compiled a comprehensive guide on leading lines aft: what to fit, how to lay out the equipment for the best performance and most importantly how to fit to your boat.
FIND BARTON MARINE ON FACEBOOK
We now have a brand new Facebook page to keep you up to date with the very latest Barton news from around the World.
BARTON MARINE LAUNCHES FRENCH WEBSITE
We are delighted to announce that a French version of our award-winning, interactive website is now live.
RYA VOLVO DINGHY SHOW 2012
Visit one of our top retailers Jimmy Green Marine (stand D10) at the RYA Volvo Dinghy Show, at Alexandra Palace in London on March 3rd and 4th. There’ll be many of the UK’s dinghy and catamaran boat classes for you to see in addition to training and practical workshops.
2012 DÜSSELDORF BOAT SHOW PREVIEW
German distributor, Robert Lindemann KG will be displaying Barton products in Hall 12, stand A18 at this year’s boot Düsseldorf. Robert Lindemann has been a major distributor of marine equipment in Germany since the early 1930s and is a long term partner of Barton Marine.
DOUBLE TANG BLOCK RANGE EXTENDED
We have extended our ever popular range of double tang blocks to include Series 5, 6 and 7 (part numbers 05090, 06090 & 07090 plain bearing and 15090, 16090 & 17090 ball bearing), adding to the current Series 1 to 4 block range.