Important information regarding our opening hours in response to Covid-19
We are pleased to report that to date, our Barton Marine Staff are healthy and we remain open and working and responding to your requests and orders. In order to reduce activity in our shipping department, no despatch or deliveries will be actioned on Fridays.
Our offices remain open Monday through Friday and ready to respond to your requests.
For reference, please contact one of the team as required:
General Inquiries / Reception and Main Offices: +44 1227 792 979
The appropriately named J39 "Assassin" took some impressive scalps at the IRC Championships in the Solent. Although pushed into second place overall she took great pride in beating Sydney -Hobart winner, Quokka.
Assassin is supported by Barton Marine, who supply the yacht with all its blocks and control gear. Barton's Paul Botterill is especially interested in keeping Assassin's deck fittings working fast as he is also halyard man on board. "We specialise in making high load blocks for yachts like Assassin," commented Paul, "so its essential for me to experience them working flat out. The IRC Championship certainly did that as it was blowing over force 6, and while it was disappointing not to take the trophy, our second place in such a powerful fleet was extremely satisfying. I was delighted to see that the performance of our blocks under pressure was fantastic!"
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