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Clothing and crew accessories
Products: Technical clothing for watersports
SANDILINE is a producer of technical clothing for watersports, with 30 years of experience. Our main focus is on three groups of watersports: kayaking, sailing and canyoning. Our main target group are professional and recreational athletes from the above mentioned watersports. We are always looking for perfection, and our philosophy is to produce watersport technical clothing that provides an ideal microclimate, protection and is as unobtrusive as possible. This is only possible with constant clothing development (cuts, designs, protection) and field testing, using state of the art materials.
Our products and brand are highly appreciated by many professional users. Up until now athletes wearing technical clothing made by us, have won more than 30 Olympic and 400 World & European championship medals. Our gear development is supported by the world’s kayak competitors, sailors & coaches, and other professional water sport technical gear users.
Deck equipment, sails and rigging
Products: TPC gangways, Customized 3D formed interior paneles
CAP successfully combines decades of polymer innovations with state-of-the-art craftsmanship. Our main focus is delivering automotive technologies into the marine & caravanning sector. Thus we can help our clients reduce mass, improve mechanical properties and the aesthetic appearance of their products.
In the marine sector we feature world first, thermoplastic composites with our unique TPC gangways and customised 3D formed interior panels, combining their superior properties with state of the art solutions. In addition, our GFC technologies deliver the best manual gangways on the global market, which we supply to all the main EU shipyards.
Products: Rubber boats
FJORD has become a well-known manufacturer of high-quality rubber boats. Our Manta rubber boats (between 3 and 7 metres long) are a result of the valuable experience we have gained over the years and our development of unique manufacturing techniques. Vacuum infusion is one of them. With this technology we ensure our product is firmer, lighter and uses less material, therefore the production is much cleaner.
To maximise the advantages of vacuum infusion technology, we exclusively use materials from world-renowned suppliers. This gives us a great foundation so that we can be very flexible and allows us to always strive to meet our customers’ wants and needs.
Products: Carbon GanwaysCarbon and GFC Steering Wheels
GS COMPOSITE is a producer of award-winning carbon gangways and carbon & GFC Steering Wheels. With high numbers of tests to ensure their safety and ease of use for customers, GS COMPOSITE has invested many years in developing a hi-tech, ultra-light and wear resistant carbon gangway. Our unique manufacturing technology enables the GS COMPOSITE gangways to be extremely lightweight and the construction to be extremely solid. Our gangways received the elite DAME award in 2009; this is the most respected and most talked about design competition for new marine equipment and accessories in the world.
Besides gangways, we manufacture GS COMPOSITE carbon & GFC steering wheels, made using non-bonding technology for the ultimate modern and minimalist design. The cleverly incorporated hub is customised to the customer steering system. With a wide range of available dimensions (800, 900, 1000 and 1100 mm) and two profoundly different designs, we allow each boatman to choose the right steering wheel for their boat. They can pick between the 3-spoke ultra-slim model, designed for elegant sailing boats, and the classic 4-spoke model designed for all nautical enthusiasts with a racing spirit.
Products: Multipurpose boat hooks, Different deck equipment for mooring or docking
SPINAKER designs and manufactures multipurpose boat hooks and related accessories that enable smooth and easy mooring or docking. Boatasy, their brand of innovative deck equipment, includes four products in its latest product line: GHOOK, HOOKLINKER, DOCKHOOK Standard and DOCKHOOK Carbon.
Boatasy GHOOK (DAME Special Mention 2017) is an innovative rotating G-shaped hook, developed to help the crew by ensuring hassle-free mooring line transfer. Boatasy HOOKLINKER is a boat hook attachment that includes a spring snap-hook for easy mooring to a buoy or ring and an LED flashlight for night mooring. Boatasy DOCKHOOK Standard and DOCKHOOK Carbon are patented telescopic multipurpose boat hooks for boaters who are looking for the easiest and fastest way to attach or release the dock-lines from onboard. All products can be used on various types of boats.
Interior equipment, furnishings, materials and electrical fittings used in cabins
MIZAR JOŽE d. o. o.
Products: Elements for superyachts, private jets, and private residents’ interiors.
MIZAR JOŽE is a manufacturer of elements used mainly for montage/assembly/installation of super-yachts’, private jets’ and private residents’ interior.
With more than 15 years of experience, we specialize in the production of above-mentioned elements. Our commitment to the extraordinary quality and surprisingly low prices of products can not be beaten by any of our competitors.
BOLTA LEDER MAJSTER Boštjan Golob s.p.
Products: Upholstery for superyachts
The company BOLTA LEDER MAJSTER relies on 30 years of experience in leather manufacturing, combining experience from saddlery, upholstery, auto-upholstery as well as leather care and maintenance. For the last 5 years, our company has successfully implemented its knowledge from all of the above industries into upholstery for superyachts.
Our professionalism has been proven by the reliable support we provide to the Oceanco and Amels shipyards. By carefully selecting established business partners to work closely with, we can proudly say we can provide anything a customer wants.
HOMEYACHT Milan Milostnik s.p.
Products: Bespoke mattresses, Bedclothes, Protective coverings, Terry towels, Tablecloths
Specialised in marine equipment, the HOMEYACHT team is devoted to the most useful, practical and unique details their users look for. With a very wide spectrum of colours (more than 500 shades), diverse types of materials and different levels of quality we ensure every effort to satisfy our clients’ wishes in marine linen.
You will be fascinated by the handmade details and convinced by the accurate and on time delivery.
MODIC METAL Klemen Modic s.p.
Products: Steel manufacturing
MODIC METAL turned from a hobby into a growing business with extraordinary enthusiasm, run by a young and passionate team. From showcases on cruise ships to polished stainless steel aft doors on yachts, our work revolves around yacht interiors and exteriors.
Our products intertwine various types of metals with diverse finishes, combined with other materials and then assembled into demanding designs, which are either technologically advanced or plain simple. Regardless of the material or the aesthetic factors, quality is one thing we never compromise on. All you need is a concept, and we will do everything to make it happen.
Products: Compact air condition units
COLD-CHILLI is a brand that represents a family of small compact marine air conditioning units for leisure and professional use. Our most popular products are 12 and 24 V, super compact, and efficient, all-in-one battery-powered air conditioners that are designed for direct installation in individual cabins and are therefore virtually noiseless.
Our units are designed with a long service life, with as little maintenance as possible and ease of installation in mind. Built from corrosion and saltwater resistant components at our shop in Celje, Slovenia (by parent company Klimal), we also provide our customers with technical and service support worldwide.
STEKLARSTVO Resnik Janez s.p.
Products: Windshields, windows and interior glass solutions for yachts
STEKLARSTVO RESNIK is a company with more than 40 years of tradition in the field of processing, completion and installation of flat glass. Our company has always strived to achieve high quality and competitive advantages with the goal of satisfying the increasingly demanding needs of the market.
Since the establishment of the company in 1977 up until today, the company has majorly contributed to the development of the glass industry in Slovenia. With committed employees, modern technology, large selection of raw materials and broad and rich experience, the company can offer its clients a full service of development and implementation of quality solutions in the boating industry.
We offer a “one stop shop” for our clients from the development phase, prototype design, and then to full production of windshields, windows and interior glass solutions for yachts. Our trademark ResnikGlass has become the symbol of high quality you can always count on.
YACHTING 2000 Sebastjan Bržan s.p.
Products: Professional marine teak decking, Handmade tables
The company YACHTING 2000 specialises in teak decking and manufacturing of handmade and unique tabletops, which can include optical fibre lighting.
Due to our attention to detail and the scrupulous choice of materials, Yachting 2000 products have gained the status of market leaders.
Lifesaving and safety equipment
KAAS Atos Kocjančič s.p.
Products: Boat rescue system for sinkink, fire or marine pollution
We are an innovative company manufacturing the revolutionary BRS SYSTEM for the protection of boats from sinking, fire and marine pollution. By providing protection to boats, Boat Rescue System (BRS) eliminates the subsequent high costs of lifting boats from the seabed and the remediation costs from sinking damage.
Simple to use, the system can be handled by almost every crew member. BRS contains a CO2 fire extinguisher, a patented BRS filling nozzle, and buoyancy bags. Just one 2 kg CO2 extinguisher and our innovative BRS filling nozzle can fill up to 5100 litre buoyancy bags in up to 3 minutes. Due to the very short operating time of the system, it is possible to rescue a boat in most cases when their is water ingress. The BRS SYSTEM also enables control and immediate remediation in case of spillage of dangerous liquids, such as motor fuels, engine oils, chemicals and others.
The BRS SYSTEM is a perfect solution for a wide spectre of professional users: SAR divisions, coast guards, boat and yacht manufacturers and dealers, boat and yacht rental companies, insurance companies, boat and yacht clubs, as well as individual owners of boats or yachts.
Machinery, propulsion, mechanical and electrical systems and fittings
Products: Rotational and injection moulding (polyethylene, polyurethane), Welding, bending, machining, Assembly
APLAST is one of the leading companies providing a wide variety of types of rotational moulding in Europe. With the multiple advantages of roto-moulding compared to conventional plastic processing techniques, we are able to manufacture high-quality products that meet the highest standards of efficiency and safety. Our company is fully committed to ensuring a reliable business partnership with constant further development, the latest technology, quality control and a warehouse system with JIT (just-in-time) delivery.
Besides polyethylene seamless products we offer an extensive range of marine products that we have been developing using the latest technology and techniques. These include welding, bending, machining, injection moulding, polyurethane injection, assembly etc.
Products: Wireless Yacht Control Systems, GSM Alarm and Control Units, Underwater LED lights (including EQUATOR series), Interior/Exterior LED lights (multiple series)
Since its launch in 2004, ASTEL MARINE has been one of the leading brands in the marine industry. The company manufactures wireless yacht control systems, GSM alarm and control units and the most innovative LED interior/exterior and underwater LED lights for yachts and superyachts, including the EQUATOR series of underwater LED Lights. The EQUATOR series is the world’s first compact ultra-thin LED underwater light with a built-in driver. The main feature is that it can be installed all around the hull, under the waterline. The light is patented and the design is registered at the Office of Harmonisation for the Internal Market (OHIM).
Besides the Underwater LED Lights designed for superyachts, the company offers the very innovative interior and exterior LED light series, ARCUS, INTENSA and ASTRA.
ELEKTRO ŠTUMPFL d.o.o.
Products: Electrical cable harnesses, Switchboards and panels
ELEKTRO ŠTUMPFL is a family business that successfully combines a 50-year-old tradition and the latest innovations in electrical installations. We specialise in electrical installations in facilities, low voltage switch blocks and electrical installations/equipment for different kinds of nautical vessels.
As the nautical world is constantly changing, our main goal is to stay ahead of time with our products. With electrical installations for over 700 motorboats and over 100 sailboats, we are devoted to making custom-designed products that will please our customers. To make our product assortment complete, we can offer our clients solutions from Victron Energy and Fischer Panda.
Besides the electrical cable harnesses, switchboards and panels we offer to our consumers, we are seeking new challenging projects to leave a lasting impression on the nautical world.
ESVA SISTEMI d.o.o.
Products: Antifouling systems
SMART SYSTEM is a brand of electro-telecommunications company ESVA SISTEMI. Since 2010 our company has been committed to research and development in the field of environmentally friendly, pollutant-free protection against underwater fouling, based on ultrasonic technology.
Over the years of laboratory and in-field testing, several state-of-the-art ultrasonic antifouling systems were developed. Using a hydrophone to measure the strength of ultrasonic vibrations in the water, the optimum balance between ultrasonic frequencies, power consumption, burst continuance etc. was achieved.
Whether for recreational or commercial marine or industrial applications, SMART SYSTEM provides a solution to protect underwater surfaces and parts against fouling. The feedback we get from satisfied users in fresh and salt waters around the world are our stimulation for continuous development. All SMART SYSTEM products are developed, designed and manufactured by our team in Slovenia, EU.
ROTO, a leading European manufacturer with over 45 years of experience in roto-moulding, proudly presents a new motorboat, the ROTO 450s. Our innovation will bring some freshness into the marine industry.
The main advantage of the ROTO 450s is that it is roto-moulded in one single piece and made with 3-layer sandwich technology. This ensures the exceptional rigidity of the hull and high impact resistance, despite its low weight and high load capacity. The material itself also ensures amazing buoyancy, UV stability and low maintenance costs. The boat is 4.50 m long (overall width 1.80 m and overall height 0.82 m). The weight without the engine is 210 to 230 kg, the boat category is C/D.
Company ROTO is also striving to create environmentally friendly products, therefore the whole hull of the ROTO 450s motorboat is 100% recyclable and can be optionally produced from recycled materials.
Marina equipment, boatyard equipment and boat construction tools and materials
Marine electronics and marine related software
Products: Vessel Monitoring System (VMS), Ship Security Alert System (SSAS), Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
Over the past 25 years, EMA Group has become one of the leading marking, coding and traceability specialists in Europe. We have developed a wide range of solutions for intelligent transport systems and mobile communications.
EMA GROUP’s BlueTraker brand specialises in VMS systems for fisheries and commercial vessel solutions. In the field of satellite tracking in commercial shipping we have created solutions for remote control and identification of ships (LRIT). BlueTraker LRIT offers reliable, safe and secure, truly global LRIT operations for all types of vessels. With exceptional features, long life of operation and cost effectiveness, the system remains unparalleled on the market. For ultimate security at the sea, BlueTraker has developed a unique security and alarm system for vessels (SAAS), which is the only system able to withstand extreme Arctic conditions. Every BlueTraker product has successfully pushed the boundaries of possibilities in hybrid GPRS/Satellite tracking. With state of the art technology and comprehensive solutions for vessel tracking and monitoring, BlueTraker sits firmly at the forefront of the global industry leaders.
Products: Marina management software solutions
MARINA MASTER is a family-owned business with more than 28 years of experience in providing advanced Marina Management Software Solutions worldwide. MARINA MASTER cloud-based platforms are driven by marinas’ individual needs and are utilised by marina owners, managers, staff and boaters. The all-in-one solution includes CRM designed specifically for marinas, real-time marina overview and reporting, movement control, accountancy, payment system integration and more.
The agile development and support team is guided by professionalism and expert knowledge. Consulting on best practices in marinas worldwide is shared through the Marina Master Academy, currently conducting a free webinar series on how to Manage Marinas from Home. The MARINA MASTER team is proud that marinas worldwide appreciate MARINA MASTER’s flexibility, drive and willingness, and have identified significant benefits, higher profitability and improved customer experience. Vice versa “Every experience with our customer is a goldmine for our strategy,” said Tone Britovsek M.Sc., Owner and Vesna Pavlovic, M.Sc., CEO.
SENTINEL LABS d.o.o.
Products: Software solutions for monitoring and remote control, usage analytics, automated maintenance flows and operational insights
SENTINEL MARINE SOLUTIONS is the leader in the connected boat technology market and a trusted platform for bringing consumer digital services to the leisure boating industry. SENTINEL provides a full spectrum of software solutions to private boat owners, charter operators, boat builders and dealers, along with its own hardware for monitoring and remote control of modern boat systems.
Vertical integration is made possible for partners with existing IT systems in place, looking to extend their customer understanding with monitoring services, usage analytics, automated maintenance flows and operational insights for their teams.
Operating primarily as a B2B solution provider, SENTINEL MARINE SOLUTIONS has already grown partnerships with the biggest brands in the boating industry, helping them achieve a complete digital transformation of their products. Hence, for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) looking into solving data acquisition, connectivity and application development, SENTINEL can offer a turn-key solution, or become a trusted development partner.
Products: Smart monitoring and switching devices
SIMARINE develops and manufactures high-tech products in the field of marine and caravan electronics, focusing on ease of use, mobile connectivity and premium design.
SIMARINE offers the best price, quality and performance monitoring and switching devices, which offer lowest in class power consumption, smart phone connectivity and a superior product design.
We started our business with smart monitor systems and later on expanded it to control / switch panels for both the marine and caravan / RV markets. More and more world-renowned brands such as HanseYachts Group, X-Yachts, Elan Yachts and Greenline Yachts are choosing and trusting our equipment.
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