Current News From Barton Marine ..
NEW BARTON FURLER
Barton Marine announced an upgrade to the furling drum range at the METS trade fair in November. The new Furler is now in production and available to purchase through our network of Distributors and Dealers globally.
LONDON AND DUSSELDORF BOAT SHOW ROUND UP 2016
The London Boat Show appears to have turned the corner, now attracting 90,000 visitors with lots of interest in the Mediterranean boating pool and the classic yacht feature with Peter Methven’s Altricia on display, fully kitted out with Barton deck hardware.
INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW SEASON!
The Boat Show season continues this month with shows in Sweden, Finland and Holland.
SPINDRIFT RACING TO TRIAL BARTON DECK PADS
Spindrift Racing, based in Saint Philibert near La Trinite sur Mer in Brittany, are currently trialling the new Barton Kevlar and Carbon fibre protection pads. Led by two exceptional skippers, Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard, Spindrift Racing has excelled since their creation in 2011 thanks to its five multihulls tailored for racing.
LONDON BOAT SHOW – MAINSHEET TRAVELLER KIT OFFER!
Barton Marine has teamed up with Dealers TCS Chandlery, Jimmy Green Marine and Arthur Beale, to offer a great Boat Show offer on pre-packaged Mainsheet traveller kits, including the new removable Mainsheet traveller kit.
PRODUCT REVIEW – MAINSHEET TRAVELLER SETS
Barton Marine manufactures a full range of re-circulating ball bearing mainsheet and Genoa systems for boats from 6m up to 14m and in three sizes.
THE LONDON BOAT SHOW
Barton Marine will be attending the London Boat Show early next year, commencing on January 8th to the 17th. Come and meet the team on stand B035 to discuss your winter boating project or get some top tips on how to get the best out of your deck hardware.
NEW FURLER DESIGN LAUNCHED
Barton Marine’s new design furler makes controlling the jib a breeze, thanks to its improved performance and design features.
US SAIL BOAT SHOW REPORT 2015
Probably one of the friendliest on-water Boat Shows in the World, Annapolis hosted a grand and upbeat event with more yachts and catamarans in the docks than ever before.
METS INTERNATIONAL TRADE SHOW
METS runs from the 17th through 19th of November at the Rai Centre, Amsterdam.
PROTECT HER WITH BARTON MARINE’S NEW PRODUCTS
Launching at this year’s METS, Barton’s new PUR clear wear pads bring the same material used on race cars to protect them from chips and abrasion now to mariners to keep their boats in tip-top condition.
NEW VICTORY HERITAGE RANGE OF CLASSIC HIGH PERFORMANCE WOODEN BLOCKS
Combining high performance engineering and classic design, a new range of wooden blocks is being launched by Barton Marine at this year’s METS.
INTRODUCING A HIGH-END LINE OF MARINE HATCHES
Adding to its comprehensive collection of high performance marine products, Barton Marine introduces a new exclusive marine line of high-end T Lock Hatch Covers.
SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW 2015
This year’s show runs from September 11th to September 20th and promises to be a great event. It is the UKs largest on-water Boat Show attracting over 100,000 visitors.
SOUTHAMPTON SHOW K CAM OFFER!
Quote our special purchase code Barton BAR001 and claim a free K Cam for each one purchased! Yes, buy one, get one free! Visit TCS Chandlery & Jimmy Green Marine to take advantage of this special show offer, while stocks last!
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: K CAMS
Barton K Cams continue to deliver great performance for a great price! Manufactured from Dupont Kevlar/Zytel on our own injection moulding machines, they offer great holding power and light weight, just 17grams for the mini K Cam which has a holding power of up to190kg.
RBYC CADET WEEK 2015
Barton Marine was pleased to support the Royal Burnham Yacht Club Cadet Week this year, which saw over 70 new and returning Cadets make their mark on the water during races and sailing challenges in August.
THREE LITTLE SCOWS
Barton Marine was proud to support scow sailors Diana Lewis, Mark MacFee and Sue Law Shapiro on their adventurous sail down the River Thames from London's Putney Bridge to Burnham on Crouch, Essex!
MEDWAY EVENING SERIES
Musical Express retains Barton Keelboat Trophy at Medway YC Wednesday evening series. With 2 bullets in the last 2 races Musical Express, a Hunter Sonata helmed by Mike Harrison and extensively fitted out with Barton products won the trophy for the second year running. The boat has been crewed during the series by Bartons M D Paul Botterill and they were joined for the last race by Paul's son Liam.
CLASSIC COWES WEEK
Barton Sales Manager competed at this years Classic Cowes Week with regular helm Stuart Jardine and son Robbie aboard his Barton equipped X One Design Lonestar. This regatta has grown from strength to strength over the last 7 years and now boasts a larger fleet than the traditional Cowes Week held in August.
CALLING ALL CLASS ASSOCIATIONS: DECK LAYOUTS
Barton Marine follow a number of Class Associations on their forums which is a good way to monitor new and old ways of getting the best out of your class of boat and to offer helpful sailing advice associated with deck hardware.
Sail control is an important factor in getting the best performance and enjoyment from your yacht. The amount of control required varies according to your type of sailing, either cruising or racing and on your budget.
DISTRIBUTOR FOCUS: CARIBBEAN
Island Water World is the Caribbean Retailer and Distributor for Barton Marine products, and what a fabulous place to do business! With over 40 years of experience in the Islands, they have proven adept at meeting the needs of our many Barton Customers.
DISTRIBUTOR FOCUS - BELSHIP
Dutch and Belgian Distributor Belship has been working closely with Barton Marine for nearly 30 years supplying the major dealers, riggers, boat yards and more recently some large industrial accounts.
HOW TO FIT - MAST BASE ORGANISER
Our example is a Westerly Centaur built in the 1970s, typically the mast control lines were lead to mast mounted winches and cleats which involved going up on deck to make adjustments.
PRODUCT FOCUS - MAST BASE ORGANISER
Barton Marine introduced the innovative mast base organiser (product # 81 550) into the range to help overcome one of the problems of leading lines aft on older yachts.
Barton Marine will be attending Seawork, Europe’s largest International commercial marine and workboat show for the first time. This three day event starts on June 16th in Southampton Docks and brings together 600 exhibitors and 7,500 visitors.
DISTRIBUTOR FOCUS: DISMARINA
DISMARINA, the Barcelona-based Marine Distribution company was founded by Salvador Bagunyà and Carme Manén in 1998.
INDUSTRY REGATTA WINNERS
Team Barton convincingly won this years Boating Business Marine Industry Regatta!
PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT: WEAR PADS AND DISCS, HOW TO FIT WEAR PADS AND DISCS
Barton Marine’s new Carbon Fibre and Kevlar wear and protection pads and discs are available now in all good Chandleries throughout Europe and the USA.
DINGHY FOCUS: SAILBLADES STREAKER
Look out for Peter Lawson’s brand new build Streaker dinghy on the circuit this year. You will not be able to miss its bright orange colour scheme with bold Barton branding!
DISTRIBUTOR FOCUS: FORNITURE NAUTICHE ITALY
Forniture Nautiche Italiane was founded in 1983 by Sandro Farina and Nenella Montanari.
PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT: MAINSHEET TRAVELLER SYSTEMS - IN A BOX!
Barton Marine manufactures a comprehensive range of ball bearing mainsheet travellers for dinghies up to 45ft yachts.
START OF SEASON MAINTENANCE
The beginning of the season can sometimes bring about a rush to launch your boat without simple checks on the rig and deck hardware, failure to do so can result in major downtime when afloat.
BARTON MARINE ANNOUNCE NEW APPRENTICE
Barton Marine’s management is pleased to announce that Jed Toole, 21, has joined the engineering team on a Manufacturing Operations (PMO) apprenticeship.
DISTRIBUTOR FOCUS: OY MARITIM AB
In September 1912 a company named Finska Yachtförmedlingsbyrån, Innehafvare Geitlin och Brandt, was established in Helsinki. The philosophy of the company was to serve the boating people by fulfilling all their needs concerning boating.
NEW HIGH LOAD LOW FRICTION EYE/RING ANNOUNCED
We have enjoyed great success with our hard anodised high load eyes, now used in a number of racing classes to include the International Moth (National Champion 2014) and 49er class (2012 Team GBR).
2015 DUSSELDORF BOAT SHOW REVIEW
Boot Dusseldorf was held from the 17th - 25th January, attracting International visitors from all over the World.