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Traditional Rope Fenders
These three legged bow fenders are a new addition to my product line. They offer flexible but solid protection against scrapes and bumps to the bow of your vessel, and will keep your bow from doing mischief to someone else's hull. Available in 6" and 12" legs and in custon sizes.
Tri-sided Bow Fender 6" 93.00
Tri-sided Bow Fender 12" 112.00



A sailor's sea chest was often finished with elaborately knotted decorative handles, called beckets. My beckets are as sturdily made as any from centuries past and are available in three different styles.
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Chest Becket (pair) - left 890.00
Chest Becket (pair) - center 480.00
Chest Becket (pair) - right 220.00



Manila Side Fenders
These useful fenders are hung from the side of a boat to protect agains scuffs and scrapes when coming alongside a dock or another vessel. Made only from the finest #1 grade manila, they are available in a range of sizes.
2 1/2" X 10" 28.00
2 1/2" X 15" 34.00
4" X 12" 38.00
4" X 24" 62.00
5" X 16"



The Splicing Handbook
The only book devoted completely to splicing today's ropes, this fully illustrated, step-by-step guide has been expanded and enhanced in this new edition and now covers wire splices, and splices in Spectra and Kevlar ropes as well as Dacron braid and traditional three-strand. The Splicing Handbook includes every splice project a boater will ever need.
Third edition $20.00



Manila Bow Fenders (Pudding)
This is another type of bow fender, sometimes called a bow pudding. Made of white synthetic (not polypropelene) or manila rope, they are among my favorite fittings and are flexible enough to conform to the sharpest bow. The fenders pictured here range from 2" x 20" to 10" x 72".
3" X 22" 68.00
4" X 24" 81.00
5" X 36" 102.00
5" X 48" 117.00
8" X 48" 158.00
8" X 60" 240.00
10" X 72" 440.00
12" X 72" 525.00
10" X 96" 625.00



Turks Heads are optional, per quote.



Fluffy Manila Bow Mats (Collision Mats)
These large bow fenders are bushy golden mats that offer real protection and industrial strength durability for larger vessels. Available in three standard sizes and custom sizes.

Custom sizes priced by the square foot at $48.00 / S.F.
Our stock prices and sizes are as follows:

24" X 18" 96.00
24" X 24" 132.00
36" X 24" 240.00
48" X 30" 310.00
72" X 66" 610.00


White Rope Side Fenders

4' x 12' $46.00


The Marlinspike Artist / 360 C Gooseberry Rd. / Wakefield, RI 02879 / (401) 783-5404 FAX (401) 822-3545