Carbon Gangway

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat 2012

On this wonderful Olin Stephens design from 1937 the wooden passerelle needed to be light but strong.athena passerelle

Being on a wooden boat, the finish needed to be “varnished wood”.


The  solution  of  a  carbon/infusion  process construction was chosen for weight consideration. The finish is perfect “wood like” paint. (being close to the real teak bulwark capping rail would not allow an approximate result)

The pleasure of handling a light passerelle is now compatible with the respect of the wooden style of sailing yachts.


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