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    How many fenders do I need for my boat? – A complete guide

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    Boat fenders, sometimes known as boat bumpers, are an essential piece of equipment for protecting the hull from contact with docks, pilings or other boats. They are an essential for avoiding damage to your boat and other boats around you. This blog will take you through the basic types of fenders, and help give you an estimate of exactly how many fenders, and what size, you need for your boat.

    Fendress Fenders – No Compromise Inflatable Yacht Fenders

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    Started 15 years ago in the French riviera, Fendress are specialists in inflatable yacht fenders. These fenders are designed to be light, strong and ultra-resistant. Plus, they look great!

    Fendertex: blowing apart the fender business!

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    Traditional fenders have remained much the same for decades. The experience of lugging big lumps of vulcanised rubber across the deck and over the side is an experience many sailors are familiar with. Big, heavy, cumbersome rubber tubes, which take up valuable storage space; they do an important job but there must be a better solution? Sure enough, new materials and technology are penetrating all areas of the sport and bringing real benefits. Here we discuss one new manufacturer to look out for – Fendertex, and their inflatable textile fenders.

    We are constantly reporting on the latest innovations in the marine industry which offer weight savings whilst, at the same time, increasing safety factors. The result: lighter, faster, safer and more exciting sailing.

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