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Selden Deck Hardware
Selden is a major player in the world
marine game. At the last Sydney International
Boat Show from the 52 yachts the most
popular deck hardware used was from Selden
whose local ambassadors are Alec Brodie and
Xavier Winston Smith 420 team representing
Australia in this year’s ISAF Youth Worlds.
Selden’s dealer in Australia is Chapman
High Performance Sailing at 3B Waltham
St, Artarmon just a few mins from the Sydney
CBD. It offers great parking even if you are
with your boat and trailer.
Andrew Chapman was amazed how many
customers were in need of a block or cleat.
He was looking to extend his service to local
sailors and add another income stream and
Selden were looking at more retail outlets.
“ The first batch of the popular Low
Friction Rings have all been sold,” Andrew
The range mainly caters for dinghies,
skiffs and OD classes but there are also plain
bearing blocks for yachts.
Selden Deck Hardware – seldenmast.com
The I-Sat T v range
comes in all sizes
to suit 20ft to 150ft
vessels. All I-sat
TV antennas are
auto skew feature,
engineers. The I-Sat
range have been installed in all major capital
cities in Australia.
With easy installation from the box,
unpack and install your antenna ready to watch
Call Inano on 1300 357 442 today to beat
the Christmas rush and have your satellite dome
sent ready for installation. See advertisement
in Afloat p51 for the I-Sat 38 pricing.
Inano – email@example.com
PRODUCT & INDUSTRY REVIEW
Marina Berth Swap
Marina Berth Swap operates through a
website which creates a database of people
with boats who are planning to cruise
By registering on the site, your marina
berth is offered by size, boat type and
available dates to others on the data base,
thus allowing free accommodation at your
preferred destination by swapping your berth.
Where we would normally tend to visit
marinas for the purpose of fuel, water,
extra food & laundry, free berthing gives an
opportunity for a longer stay, to become a
tourist, and explore the various attractions
in the area.
Keep the website and marina choices
growing – all boat owners – motor cruisers,
yachts or multi-hulls can register for $25.00
Marina Berth Swap –
I-sat TV antennas
Enjoy Foxtel or Vast ser vices onboard
Inano I-Sat Tv range is now available at
ver y affordable prices. I-Sat domes are a 3-axis
rotation designed for Foxtel and Vast services
These antennas use wifi programming
and come ready for simple installation.
Ocean Signal Man Overboard
The rescueME MOB1
has been nominated for a
prestigious DAME Design
Award in the ‘lifesaving and
safety equipment’ category
ahead of the 2015 Metstrade
show in Amsterdam.
The Ocean Signal
rescueME MOB1 is the
world’s most advanced Man
Overboard locating device,
incorporating both AIS and
DSC technologies within the
most compact product on
At 30% smaller than
similar products, the award-
winning device is designed
to easily integrate into life
ensuring the best chance
of rapid rescue for an MOB
in extreme conditions.
Weighing just 90g,
the MOB1 is automatically
triggered in the event of a
man overboard situation
as soon as the jacket
inflates, sending the first
alert within 15 seconds.
self-test facility and a
7-year battery life, the Ocean Signal rescueME
MOB1 has a RRP of $449.
All Sat Communications –
Specialists in innovative high quality
marine systems for propeller shafts, rudder
assemblies and mainsail track and slide
Tides Marine Sure Seal is a world leading
brand offering a truly low maintenance, 100%
Dripless Shaft Seal System, consisting of a PTFE
(Teflon) bearing for longer life of the unit with
no wear to the shaft which is housed in a strong
durable fibre-reinforced composite material.
The Sure Seal is easily connected to the
vessel via an articulating hose, that correctly
positions to the shaft and reduces side loads
when shaft misalignment occurs resulting in
an extended lip seal life.
The Sure Seal also has an optional spare
seal and carrier designed to allow vessel
operators to replace worn lip seals without
uncoupling the shaft from the transmission,
and can be done whilst the vessel is in the
water. No haul-out required!
Tides Marine – www.tidesmarine.com .au
CorrosionX prevents and stops corrosion,
as well as displacing moisture, salt crystals,
and other corrosion causing electrolytes.
It lubricates under heav y loads and high
temperatures and penetrates faster and
further through rust and corrosion.
It frees parts, bearings and valves that
are seized and will create a self-healing
protective film. It is safe to use on electrics
and electronics up to 36,000 volts.
“ Some say that CorrosionX is the world’s
greatest lubricant, penetrant and anti-seize.
It cleans contact points and improves
connectivity. It will prevent and eliminate
battery terminal corrosion without damaging
plastic or rubber,” said a company
CorrosionX meets the US Nav y’s
tough new corrosion prevention and
control performance requirements.
It is currently used in a multitude
of applications for Nav y Defence,
Aviation, Marine Auto, Agriculture
(food safe) and in the home.
Corrosion X is available from SOS Marine,
Whitworth’s, Southern Seas Marine and
leading ship chandlers.
*Google: CorrosionX water proofing
electronics – Tom Muller.
SOS Marine – www.sosmarine.com
CorrosionX proves you can fly a RC helicopter under water*
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