For over 45 years, Schaefer
Marine has led the way in innovative and
reliable sailboat and marine hardware. We
pride ourselves on having the toughest gear
on the water that will always stand up to
the rigors of the marine environment.
During the past few months we have had
several exciting developments at Schaefer.
This spring, the schooner “Athos”
sailed with her custom mast tracks developed
and manufactured by Schaefer Marine developed
through the performance of our in-boom furling
systems. This incredible yacht has passed
its sailing trials with flying colors and
is due to sail the waters of the Mediterranean
this summer. Look for more updates as we
keep tabs on Athos.
We have just introduced an 8” Carbon
Fiber Lock in winch handle. This handle
weighs ½ pound! These will be available
through our dealers and save a bit more
weight for those of you looking for every
Schaefer furlers have long been respected
as the finest furlers on the market and
that reputation continues intact. Our Boom
Furling systems have made sailing easier
for sailors around the world. Several hundred
systems on the water have proven to be strong
and easy to use. We continue to advance
our hardware and block line. Did you know
we X-Ray every investment cast piece of
hardware to enter our shop? This is the
“extra” step we go to ensuring
your safety. In addition, our finishing
process including the use of walnut shells
enhances the final appearance of our hardware
enhancing the look of your yacht.
In January of 2011, Schaefer Marine became
the US Distributor for Sea-Sure products
and Hawke Marine products both from the
United Kingdom. We will use our extensive
dealer network to get these exciting products
into your hands as quickly as possible.
For more information on their products go
As the social media revolution continues,
look for us on Facebook
for updates on new products and events.
As always, let us know what we can do to
make your sailing experience more fun!