The Partners Network is about building relationships and sharing up to the minute information on new products, technologies and services.
Phil has a wealth of experience in the marine industry working with leading companies like North OD and Future Fibres
Phil produces some great article that help you to understand the options available and select the right winches, furlers and rigging equipment for your boat.
Allyacht Spars (Australia) design and manufacture aluminium rigs and provide a full rigging service for all of the yachts in our range. Allyachts know multihulls and they know about rig design. They're in Brisbane and if you're overseas the Aussie dollar is good value now.
Talk to Chris Somers
Lorima are established as one of the world's leading companies in the design and manufacture of carbon rigs, with special expertise in multihulls. Lorima have off the shelf pricing available for the Raku 52 and are able to quote for rigs for any of our designs on request.
Southern Spars design, manufacture and provide a full rigging service for carbon rigs. If you're considering a carbon rig for any of our designs Southern are well qualified to do the job. Talk to Torbjorn - he's been around multihulls and carbon fibre for as long as anyone I know.
Northstar are based in Capetown South Africa and are well established as builders of larger offshore sailing catamarans. Northstar are currently tooling up for a range of Grainger designed catamarans based on the Raku designs but also including day charter and power catamarans in the larger size range..
AUSTRALIAN CUSTOM MULTIHULL YACHTS
Jamie is not only recognised as one of Australia's leading multihull boat builders, but also lays acclaim to an impressive list of racing trophies including winning the Brisbane to Gladstone Race on handicap as well as line honours as the skipper of Flat Chat. Jamie specialises in custom projects, especially with an accent on performance.
Julian is renown for achieving high quality builds quickly and efficiently with experience across a range of multihull boats both power and sail. He has extensive sailing experience on his own cat and he skippered the Grainger designed Boatworks in Hamilton Island Race Week in 2015. Julian's skill are in demand so contact him early for your next project.
BALLOTTA CANTIERE NAVALE
Ballotta Cantiere Navale was founded in 1962 by the Ballotta brothers from Italy. They are based in Peru and have kept abreast of modern construction methodologies, building monohull and multihull yachts in composites including the construction of carbon fibre wing masts.
Ultramarine has been building boats in Pondicherry, Southern India for fifteen years. Pondicherry has a long maritime tradition and Ultramarine have experience with a wide range of boat types and construction methods including the construction of modern monohulls and catamarans in lightweight composite materials.
Nathanael Mallard firstname.lastname@example.org
Sebastian Mazza Campos is an established boat builder in Argentina with a reputation for high quality work in the constructions of monohull sailing boats, power boats and catamarans. We expect to have pricing for one or more of the cats in the Raku range in near future.
CCG is the engineering arm of the Diab group. CCG provides a range of consulting and technical services that we deploy to optimise the structural elements in our boats for light weight, stiffness and strength. Diab's head office is in Sweden but they have offices in Eight countries. If you're in Australia or South East Asia contact Todd Henry
ATL Composites design and manufacture the kits for our whole range of designs. They can also supply you with the full range of composite materials for the construction of your boat. They enjoy having happy customers and they have quite a few.
Talk to Anthony Basilone. He can set you up with a repair kit for your SUP or a full infusion system for your factory.
Anthony Basilone Anthony@atlcomposites.com
HELGE VON DER LINDEN
VDL/Von der linden based in Germany have been supplying resin systems and lightweight composite panels for our boats dating back the early 1990's. VDL carry a wide range of composite products and equipment including Diab PVC foams and West System Epoxies. They manufacture and sell ATL's Duflex panels for European customers.
Claude is the Australian and South East Asian rep. for Oceanvolt. He is a passionate follower of the technology and has extensive esperience in the field.
Ben's list of boats he's made sails for reads like a who’s who of high profile multihulls on the Australian racing circuit. In our own design range he's made sails for AYS Raider, Mad Max/Indian Chief, Dux Nuts, Trilogy, Barefoot (the green one), Turning Point and more. Ben is happy to provide quotes or advice on the sails for any of our designs, new or replacement, in any part or the world, regardless whether you are racing or cruising. Ben Kelly email@example.com
Rob is passionate about racing, sail plan design and trimming. His success on the race course is testimony to his dedication to his dedication to his craft and his talent at the helm. Rob can provide current pricing on Sails for the Raku 52 and any of other designs on request.
TASKER SAILS THAILAND
Rolly Tasker Sails Thailand are located right in the heart of Thailand's vibrant boating industry, Phuket. They have the largest custom designed sail loft in the world. Taskers have quoted competitive pricing on mainsails. jibs and code zeros for the Raku 40, 44, 48, and 52. They can deliver world wide. They also stock a broad range of deck hardware and rigging equipment.
Frédéric du Rivau
Feelnets are based in Castelnau de Medoc in France and supply nets to builders including Lagoon, Fountaine Pajot, Nautitech, Catana, Privilege and Sunreef. Nets are available in UV treated Polyester with 30 x 30mm and 13x 13mm mesh black or white.
Mal Betts' refrigeration systems are renown for low battery consumption and they come highly recommended by a host of boat owners and sailing masters including Julian Way from Catchus (recently changed hands) and Gary Martin, ex Tusk, ex Flat Chat, ex Cutloose and currently sailing master of MC60 Dragon.
Check out Mal's web site for good advice on your new or replacement refrigeration system.
Mal Betts www.iceer.com.au
BLUE PETER MARINE
Peter Jacops is a marine surveyor and CE inspector based in Thailand but regularly traveling world wide in the course of duty. Peter is an ex marine chief engineer. His services include pre purchase survey, CE inspections and helping to navigate the way through the bureaucracy sometimes associated with boat ownership. See Peter's web site: www.CEinspector.com
Peter Jacobs info@CEinspector.com
The Partners Network serves two purposes.
Firstly it connects our customers with reliable and trusted suppliers and technicians, in particular those who are familiar with our designs and are able to give you good advice based on their experience and knowledge of our design work.
We encourage our partners to keep us informed of new technologies, new products, or other developments in their field. We publish this information on our web site or social media pages from time to time.
Secondly the partners network helps us to keep up to date with the latest technologies and keeps us in the loop with advice and information that is relevant to our design work.
We also use pricing and specifications from our partners to provide our customers with realistic pricing guidelines for the various equipment categories.
Our Network connections also help us to coordinate important stages in the design process, particularly related to materials, rigs, sails and engineering.
If you have a quality product or service that you would like to see incorporated into our network please contact us with your details and we will give you or your company due consideration firstname.lastname@example.org
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