Combining high performance engineering and classic design, a new range of wooden blocks is being launched by Barton Marine at this year’s METS. Designed for mariners who appreciate elegance and want technical excellence, the new heritage range has been named in honour of the flagship of the British Navy – the HMS Victory.

Crafted by sailors for sailors, the new Victory blocks are manufactured in the UK from traditional ash wood. Available in a natural unfinished ash or glossy varnished finish, the blocks can be painted or varnished to compliment the aesthetics of a dinghy or yacht. Victory blocks are bolted together allowing for servicing or refinishing.

The Victory range of wooden blocks not only look good, but are highly durable and designed to withstand many years of use in harsh marine environments. The sleek classic style wooden plates conceal the modern technical workings of Barton’s proven high performance blocks, Delrin ball bearings and Torlon needle bearings, gun-metal shaded sheave and brass fittings.

The Victory range of blocks are keenly priced and currently available in four sizes with 30, 45, 60, 80mm sheaves and maximum working loads from 245 to 1200kgs.

The new Victory range will be available from Barton Marine’s global network of distributors and chandleries.

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