No more falling on deck. Three non-slip solutions for your boat

THE PERFECT GIFT!

Give or treat yourself to a subscription to Boats in Motion print + digital and for only 39 euros a year you get the magazine at home plus read it on your PC, smartphone and tablet. With a sea of advantages.

At Milan Yachting Week – The Digital Boat Show, our digital boat show, find all the solutions for no-slip boating: from paints to non-slip tapes via natural materials.

The non-slip paint you apply “do-it-yourself”

The first non-slip solution is KiwiGrip (found in Indemar‘s booth), which is ideal for your deck and for do-it-yourselfers. It is a water-based, weather-resistant acrylic paint. KiwiGrip is non-toxic and does not contain solvents.

The application is done with a special roller, you can decide the thickness and “grain” of the anti-slip depending on the pressure you apply. The product’s light weight and affordability make it one of the most popular choices used by sailors who care about substance or performance: there are many ocean sailors, for example, who rely on non-slip paints!

DISCOVER IT HERE.


The boat anti-slip inspired by Hawaii’s surfers

Another solution was devised by Harken and was inspired by surfers in Hawaii who had a practical problem. Finding a way to attach something to the board that would not make them slip at crucial moments in the surf and that would not be abrasive to the feet.

Marine Grip Harken non-slip decking

Here, Harken Marine Grip has taken the best of this invention and transferred it to the boat. This tape, which can be cut out as needed, fits on any boat treading surface. It is non-abrasive and also not made of foam that could absorb water, it is easily installed anywhere without the need for specialists.

DISCOVER IT HERE.


Cork as a non-slip

We close with Marinecork, the cork for boating: it stands as theOnly true natural alternative to teak. Easy to easy installation, has a ‘very high mechanical strength; in addition to being a perfect anti-slip is a very good thermal insulation, precisely because of this it is not hot to the touch; finally it is stain-resistant and insulating acoustic; last but not least pleasant underfoot, guaranteeing you full relaxation on board.

non-slip deck solutions

DISCOVER IT HERE.

EXPLORE THE ACCESSORIES PAVILION AT MILAN YACHTING WEEK NOW

Share:

Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Are you already a subscriber?

Sign up for our Newsletter

Join the Sailing Newspaper Club

Powerboats, its stories, from small open to motoryachts. Sign up now for our free newsletter and receive the best news selected by the editorial staff each week. Enter your email below, agree to the Privacy Policy and click the “sign me up” button.

Once you click on the button below check your mailbox

Privacy*


Highlights

You may also be interested in.

Jeanneau DB 37 fuoribordo

Jeanneau DB 37 (12 m): the outboard weekender to watch TEST

French experience, outboard engines and American-style hull, Italian style. A boat with an international scope that propels Jeanneau’s DB walkaround family into the high-end. Let’s talk about the new 37, outboard version. Weekender style with a deck that is extremely

Dracan 42 Sport Top

Dracan 42 Sport Top (12 m), the super-spacious weekend boat

Catamarans, of all sizes and for all uses, are now an increasingly common feature of the power boating market. And on closer inspection. Admittedly, there are notable differences from more traditional solutions, but the gain made in terms of onboard