Renew your deck with a natural alternative to teak: cork!


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If you are deciding to freshen up your boat’s deck, you are probably quite confused. This is because there are now many possible alternatives to teak for deck covering, both synthetic and natural. One of the best natural alternatives is cork, such as that from MarineCork.


Teak: beautiful, but how many disadvantages!

If you are among those who cannot give up the look and to the tactile feeling Of the teak we understand you, but know that even when installing a new deck you will have to put in the a lot of periodic maintenance. Wash and oil the teak periodically, replace the rubber chute when it deteriorates, sand areas where the wood has absorbed liquids…with all that these jobs entail in terms of time, effort, and cost. In short, teak is an aesthetically very beautiful material, however, it has several “critical points.” That is why we are increasingly seeing decks made of alternative materials installed on many boats today.

So cork replaces teak for the deck

If you want to replace teak with another natural product, the solution is called cork. This wood, when processed in the proper manner, is perfect for nautical use, as evidenced by
. Pressing cork, in fact, produces a material that is extremely resistant to impact and wear, does not absorb stains, and increases grip when wet. It is also extremely lightweight: weighing just over 2.5 kg/m², with a thickness ranging from 6 to 8 millimeters.

Calculate the cost of your new cork blanket

To get a tailor-made quote, simply walk into MarineCork ‘s booth at Milan Yachting Week. Fill out the
mail form
entering your boat’s details to get an immediate idea of the cost for cork deck installation.



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