Marine Components International, leading supplier to the UK leisure and commercial marine market, has been appointed as the exclusive UK marine distributor for the innovative mooring solutions company Boatasy.
The Boatasy range makes mooring simpler. It is available in the UK through MCI and includes, the modular telescopic Dockhook boat hook, Hooklinker, GHOOK med-mooring solution and the Boatasy Ropecleaner. This simple solution takes the hassle out of mooring in addition to keeping mooring lines clean and away from your decks preventing the ropes rubbing and seaweed getting on deck.
Poole-based MCI supplies a wide range of high-end marine products to leading yacht builders, chandlers, and shipyards worldwide, their sales and marketing manager David Ellis said he is delighted to welcome Boatasy to MCI’s portfolio and is looking for UK dealers within the chandlery sector. He said: “Boatasy has taken a completely innovative approach to the design process of a boathook, creating a modular solution that enables safe and speedy mooring or docking whether a buoy, dockside cleat, river pillar or med-mooring, the Boatasy is the only solution you need.”
Here’s how it works.
The Boatasy Dockhook is a telescopic pole that enables automatic attachment of loop line simplifying mooring, ensuring a fast and easy way to attach or release docking lines whilst remaining onboard.
A modular addition to the Dockhook is the Boatasy Hooklinker (Snap Hook and LED Flashlight) to enable easy attachment of a mooring line to a buoy or dockside mooring ring during daylight or nighttime hours.
A further modular addition or one that can be used in isolation is the Boatasy GHOOK. This simplifies Mediterranean mooring, for a hands-free clean solution it enables to easily pickup recover and transfer mooring lines without the need for handling the rope. The final product in the range is the Boatasy Ropecleaner, and it is exactly that. It is a tool for cleaning overgrown and dirty ropes.
Boatasy products are widely used on cruising yachts, racing yachts and powerboats, being versatile they offer many advantages over traditional boat hook designs. David from MCI added: “We are very excited by the potential of Boatasy in the UK market. Its team has had great success in recent years and as an established supplier of innovative mooring solutions and with our strong market experience, we are looking forward to working in partnership with Boatasy to help achieve their sales growth ambitions.”
Gregor Jeretič Sales Manager of Boatasy stated that “Everyone at Boatasy is very excited to be working with MCI, and their expertise in the UK market, not only in distribution, but in sales and the importing of technical products.”
MCI will showcase the range of Boatasy at Boatlife, NEC, Birmingham 15-18 February 2024 and at the 55th Southampton International Boat Show 13-22 September 2024, the UK’s largest watersports festival.
The firm also provides specialist import, warehousing, distribution, sales and technical support for marine equipment manufacturers including Revolve-Tec Rollable Boat Hooks, TEMO Electric Outboards, Duarry liferafts, Bennett trim tabs, Groco marine hardware, Lasdrop shaft seals, Dr.Shrink shrink wrapping and Rocna Anchors.
For more details on the Boatasy range or to arrange a product demo contact MCI’s sales team: Tel: +44 (0)1202 624244 email: visit: www.marinecomponents.co.uk