The brands we distribute are brands with experience both on the water in the marine industry as well as industrial applications.
Allen Sailboat Performance Hardware celebrated 60 years in 2016 and continues to produce high performance dinghy hardware developing new products to keep up with the demands of today's high performance foilers and Skiffs.
Antal's range comprises of over 350 items of deck hardware with a very wide range of sizes to choose from to suit any kind of boat.
Forespar is widely recognised for their Pole Ends, Davits, Hoists and Flopper Stoppers.
Schaefer Marine's products, from blocks to furlers, are built of the finest materials available and designed with a real-world understanding of the forces at work on a sailing yacht.
New Allen Dog Bones
As tie on blocks become ever more popular Allen Brothers have produced their own version of a “dog bone” making rope attachments much more user friendly and simple.
Removing Corrosion with Vinegar
White vinegar will effectively dissolve salt in the workings of marine hardware fittings.
Allen Threaded Deck Bushes - New sizes available
New sizes now on our website! Allen's Aluminium threaded deck bush come in a variety of different styles to suit your rope leading needs. A perfect fit to your deck and stops abrasion both top and bottom.
New blue carbon tiller extensions
A new range of tiller extensions is now available from Allen. The blue carbon tiller extension range features a larger outside diameter than previous Allen models, as well as a peel-ply grip that runs the length of the tube.
Friction on Rings
Produced in different versions and many sizes that exploit the excellent sliding of Dyneema lines, replace sheaves and blocks for more and more maneuvers.
New Aluminium Rope Guide
Aluminum rope guides, a great addition to the Allen range of different Deck Bush styles to suit your rope leading needs.
Goldspar - Continuing the Journey
Goldspar sailing products now being supported and available through DeckHardware
It was a very happy Allen Day at the Aussie Skiffs
Allen Sailing proudly supporting the Aussie Skiffs \\ 13 & 16 Footers.
A Little Bit of Downwind Sailing
Sailing downwind is a great way to get to your destination whether racing or cruising. Using a whisker pole to hold your jib or genoa and go wing on wing is the best use of the combination of both the main and foresail.
Allen Catalogue Featuring Eric's Storage 16ft Skiff
10 Years ago Mel was on her way to the Dusseldorf Boat Show to meet up with Allen confirming we would be part of the Distribution Network moving forward.
Celebrating our wonderful partnership with Allen
10 years ago Mel had just made her way back from England and Europe where she had spent time getting to know the team at Allen and confirming our distribution.
Low Friction Rings
Efficiency of Low Friction Rings with different angles and lines.
Why a Walder® boom brake?
Jibing remains a delicate and dangerous maneuver for even the most experienced sailor.
Walder Installation instructions
A good installation for maximum efficiency.
Frequently Asked Questions
Questions and answers about the Walder® boom brake
Product Feature – Through Deck Bush
A through deck bush, also known as a fairlead, is designed to protect a surface from a rubbing rope or wire, they can also be used to act as a deflecting point.
Product Feature – Blue Carbon Tiller Extensions
Working alongside our Team Allen sailors we developed a range of carbon tiller extension.
Take Control of Your Downwind Sails with a Forespar Whisker Pole
If you need to get downwind and have a conventional non-planing hull, flying a jib, genoa or asymmetrical sail with a whisker pole is the fastest, smoothest and easiest way to get there.
New Product – Flanged Aluminium Deck Bush
Allen are pleased to announce a new range of flanged aluminium deck bushes is now available.
High Load Thimbles – Why, When, Where?
Also known as low friction rings these handy bits of hardware are used across many different areas of a sailboat. But they’re nothing new.
How To Use Sailing Dog Bones
We know what you’re thinking “how can a dog bone be used on a sailboat? We’re not playing fetch!”.
Barton Marine Boomstrut Fitting Instructions and Spare Parts Lists