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PRODUCT REVIEW - THE DO550 ROPE CLUTCH read
THE LONDON BOAT SHOW 2015 read
DISTRIBUTOR FOCUS: PLASTIMO read
PARIS BOAT SHOW read
NEW PRODUCT - CARBON TILLER EXTENSION read
METS 2014 - ROUND UP read
METS INTERNATIONAL TRADE SHOW read
ANNAPOLIS SAIL BOAT SHOW REPORT 2014 read
BARTON MARINE ANNNOUNCE NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR read
NEW - DISTRIBUTOR FOCUS read
SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW read
NEW PRODUCT - WINCH HANDLE POCKET read
RYYC REGATTA WEEK 2014 read
K CAM PILLAR FAIRLEAD FITMENT read
NEW- K CAM PILLAR FAIRLEAD read
SAILING TODAY - ROPE CLUTCHES ON TEST read
MEDWAY EVENING SERIES read
THE ULTIMATE PRODUCT TEST... read
BRENTA 24 'WILDEBEESTE IV' WINNER OF IRC 4 SCOTTISH SERIES read
AROUND THE WORLD IN A MAXUS 22 read
DAVID COLEMAN read
PBO PROJECT BOAT - DECK HARDWARE BY BARTON MARINE read
HIGH LOAD EYES read
HANSE 320 REMOVABLE MAINSHEET TRAVELLER - OWNER'S VIEWS read
YACHTS & YACHTING CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE WINNER read
AIMING FOR GOLD IN RIO read
HOW TO LEAD YOUR LINES AFT read
HELSINKI BOAT SHOW FEB 7TH - 16TH read
STOCKHOLM BOAT SHOW FEB 28TH - MARCH 9TH read
RYA DINGHY SHOW MARCH 1-2ND read
NEW DELUXE SCREW HATCH COVER read
FISHER OWNERS ASSOCIATION WINNERS 2013 read
LONDON BOAT SHOW - A TELEVISION FIRST! read
2014 DUSSELDORF BOAT SHOW read
NOT JUST FOR SAILING read
PRODUCT REVIEW - THE DO550 ROPE CLUTCH
Varianta swivel cleat K Cam and double rope clutch
Varianta swivel cleat K Cam and double rope clutch

Introduced in 2008, the DO550 is proving to be a rugged and reliable design with some 4,500 units to fitted to boats all over the globe and in industry as well.

THE LONDON BOAT SHOW 2015
The London Boat Show 2015
The London Boat Show 2015

Barton Marine will be attending the CWM FX London Boat Show early next year, commencing on January 9thto the18th.

DISTRIBUTOR FOCUS: PLASTIMO
Distributor Focus: Plastimo
Distributor Focus: Plastimo

Plastimo has been a long term partner with Barton Marine for over 40 years, since right back in the days of yellow oilskins and yellow wellies!

PARIS BOAT SHOW
Paris Boat show
Paris Boat show
The show runs from December 6th through to the 14th and our French distributor Plastimo will be exhibiting on booth C62 in Hall 2.1
NEW PRODUCT - CARBON TILLER EXTENSION
Tiller joint
Tiller joint

Tiller joint: manufactured from engineered Polymer for maximum performance 30% lighter than conventional aluminium extensions

METS 2014 - ROUND UP
METS 2014 - Round up
METS 2014 - Round up

Barton Marine enjoyed a successful METS show, meeting with Distributors, Dealers and Boat Builders from around the world. Very positive feedback was received for our range of new pillar fairleads, winch handle pocket and new Carbon Tiller Extensions, launched for the very first time at METS.

METS INTERNATIONAL TRADE SHOW
METS Marine Equipment Trade Show 2014
METS Marine Equipment Trade Show 2014

Held in Amsterdam, Holland from the 18th -20th of November, this is the World's largest Marine trade show and where the Barton team look forward to discussing business with established and new Distributors and Dealers.

ANNAPOLIS SAIL BOAT SHOW REPORT 2014
Beneteau 22
Beneteau 22

Barton Sales Manager Christian Brewer flew to out to the US Sail Boat Show in Annapolis in mid October, working with the Ocean Accessories team lead by Jeff Cox supported by Linda Frink, Jim Wallis, Kelton Kenney and Wade Dale on the Ocean Accessories stand D40.

BARTON MARINE ANNNOUNCE NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR
Paul Botterill
Paul Botterill

Barton Marine, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sail and deck hardware, has announced that Paul Botterill will become Managing Director effective 1 November 2014. With experience in all areas of Barton’s production, sales and administrative departments, Paul has an impressive history with the company spanning nearly 30 years.

NEW - DISTRIBUTOR FOCUS
NEW – Distributor Focus
NEW – Distributor Focus

Over the next few months we will be choosing an international distributor on which to focus. As its September and the Southampton boat show this month we focus on the UK Market - Marathon Leisure.

SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW
Southampton Boat Show
Southampton Boat Show

If you are visiting the PSP Southampton Boat Show this year there is a special treat for you. There are a number of beautiful boats on display with Barton gear.

NEW PRODUCT - WINCH HANDLE POCKET
New Product - Winch Handle Pocket
New Product - Winch Handle Pocket

The new Barton winch handle pocket is being launched this month, part number 21 053.

RYYC REGATTA WEEK 2014
RYYC Regatta week 2014
RYYC Regatta week 2014

The 157th Annual Regatta of the Royal Yorkshire Yacht Club was held at the beginning of August with Barton Marine sponsoring the Guy Shackles Race held on Saturday 9th August.

K CAM PILLAR FAIRLEAD FITMENT
K cam pillar fairlead fitment
K cam pillar fairlead fitment

To fit a Pillar Fairlead, introduce the correct size K Cam into the base with jaws opening towards the stainless steel hoop base, add the top cap when fitting the fixing screws.

NEW- K CAM PILLAR FAIRLEAD
New- k cam pillar fairlead
New- k cam pillar fairlead

This Autumn we announce an important re-design to our K Cam Pillar Fairleads. Part numbers 70 105, 70 205, 70 305.

SAILING TODAY - ROPE CLUTCHES ON TEST
Sailing Today - Rope clutches on test
Sailing Today - Rope clutches on test

Sailing Today recently carried out a rope clutch practical comparison test, see Sailing Today June issue 2014.

MEDWAY EVENING SERIES
Medway Yacht Club
Medway Yacht Club

A total of 25 different yachts took part in the 5th Annual Wednesday evening series hosted at Medway Yacht Club and sponsored by Barton Marine.

THE ULTIMATE PRODUCT TEST...

The ultimate product test...
Featured in Barton News at Dinghy Show, winner concours elegance, Mike Lennon's Moth was fitted with the new high load eyes.

BRENTA 24 'WILDEBEESTE IV' WINNER OF IRC 4 SCOTTISH SERIES
Brenta 24
Brenta 24

Craig Latimer has been very busy over the winter optimising his Italian built Brenta 24 for the Scottish racing circuit this year. The brief being to include the very latest in race boat thinking- light weight, efficient, strong so he turned to Barton when specifying his high load eye systems. We think you will agree the results are stunning and look so cool!

AROUND THE WORLD IN A MAXUS 22

Barton Marine in association with Polish distributor Aura is sponsoring a Maxus 22 with deck hardware equipment in her round the world voyage commencing later this year.

DAVID COLEMAN
David Coleman
David Coleman

It is with great regret that we wish to announce the passing of David Coleman on Tuesday 13th May, 2014. David Francis Coleman Memorial Announcement

PBO PROJECT BOAT - DECK HARDWARE BY BARTON MARINE
PBO project boat
PBO project boat

Practical Boat Owner’s deputy Editor Ben Meakins and Editor David Pugh have undertaken a restoration project on  Snapdragon 23 ‘Hantu Biru’ over the last two years and she is very near completion as shown in the pictures and article from the recent Beaulieu Boat Jumble where she made her debut. http://www.pbo.co.uk/gallery/34550/1/beaulieu-boat-jumble-2014.

HIGH LOAD EYES
High Load Eyes
High Load Eyes

Our high load eyes are finding lots of uses on all types of boats, from high tech. dinghies right up to top end Cruising yachts.

HANSE 320 REMOVABLE MAINSHEET TRAVELLER - OWNER'S VIEWS
Hanse 320 Barton system
Hanse 320 Barton system

Keith Garside owns Hanse 320 which he sails out of Kip Marina on the West Coast of Scotland. He fitted our Size 2 removable mainsheet traveller assembly in April 2013. He has enjoyed some lively passage sailing on the West Coast and is delighted with the performance.

YACHTS & YACHTING CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE WINNER
Yachts & Yachting Concours D’Elegance winner Mike Lennon
Yachts & Yachting Concours D’Elegance winner Mike Lennon

Yachts & Yachting Concours D’Elegance winner Mike Lennon and his International Moth kitted out with our 60450 and 60451 high load eyes for the extreme high load applications where conventional blocks fail and for the tiniest of control lines, some 1mm thick.

AIMING FOR GOLD IN RIO
Aiming for gold in Rio
Aiming for gold in Rio

Barton Marine employee David Hawkins is aiming for Gold in Rio in 2016. David is the mainsheet trimmer and tactician for 2013 World Blind Sailing champion Lucy Hodges.

HOW TO LEAD YOUR LINES AFT
Leading Lines Aft
Leading Lines Aft

At the recent London Boat Show this was the most talked about topic by visitors to the Barton Marine stand. 'How can we set up our boats to make sail handling possible from the safety of the cockpit?' and 'what advice can you offer on what equipment I should purchase?'.

HELSINKI BOAT SHOW FEB 7TH - 16TH
Helsinki Boat Show 2014
Helsinki Boat Show 2014

Held in the beautiful city of Helsinki, this Boat show kicks off the Scandinavian show season, usually in temperatures of -15c outside

STOCKHOLM BOAT SHOW FEB 28TH - MARCH 9TH
Stockholm Boat Show 2014
Stockholm Boat Show 2014

Barton distributor  Navinordic will be exhibiting on stand C11:31. This new company was formed last year after the closure of Navimo and is run by Industry expert Mikael Andersson and his team. Be sure to visit their booth to see the latest range of Barton products.

RYA DINGHY SHOW MARCH 1-2ND
RYA Dinghy Show 2014
RYA Dinghy Show 2014

Held annually at the Alexandra Palace in North London, this is the ‘must attend’ event in the dinghy calendar.

NEW DELUXE SCREW HATCH COVER
New deluxe screw hatch cover
New deluxe screw hatch cover

Available in three sizes, the new Barton deluxe hatch cover hides the fixing holes and base ring completely, these also featuring smooth rounded edges, pleasing on the eye and practical too! They come complete with an optional  securing strap.

FISHER OWNERS ASSOCIATION WINNERS 2013
Going South (And Then North Again)
Going South (And Then North Again)

Fisher Owners Association Commodore Chris Morris contacted us last year to request support for prizes for their annual awards for best log and Personal achievement award and we were pleased to accept.

LONDON BOAT SHOW - A TELEVISION FIRST!
London Boat Show 2014
London Boat Show 2014

The London Boat Show is the first European Boat Show of 2014, the event took place at Excel in London’s Docklands in early January.

2014 DUSSELDORF BOAT SHOW
Dusseldorf Boat Show 2014
Dusseldorf Boat Show 2014

Boot Dusseldorf is being held from the 18th - 26th January, attracting International visitors from all over the World, making this by far the biggest Boat Show held.

NOT JUST FOR SAILING
Not Just For Sailing
Not Just For Sailing

Sauber Motorsport Aerodynamic chief, Willem Toet, has recently installed Barton blocks in his home gym to aid recovery from his downhill mountain bike crash. Willem (60 ish!) found what he was looking for after an exhaustive research visit to his local chandlers.