theres no getting away from how good teak looks on the outside of a yacht hence its almost a pre-requisite that even in standard trim many new boats have teak cockpit seats, any plenty of owners are tempted into paying to upgrade to a full teak deck.
the planking we use in our custom teak decks and teak deck panels is precision milled from the finest burma teak logs. we select the lumber and planking for each project individually to achieve the most consistent and uniform appearance. all of our decking is 100% vertical grain, which produces a surface of superior wearability.
one of the most eye-catching boats at the newport boat show last fall, the scandinavian cruiser 20, is a fast daysailer with a narrow hull and a traditional teak deck. at least it looked like teak. as i was checking out the sc20, something about those decks struck me as being a little off. then it hit me: they looked too good, too clean to be real. the fact that i had to ask to make sure they
re-caulking of structural teak decks is a continuous process which commences about 10 minutes after the deck was first laid and continues until the boat is abandoned. teak should never be laid over steel plate decks. inevitably the teak seams will leak and the trapped water will rust the steel causing it to swell and lift the teak off. on steel
why marine teak decking? marine teak decking is what you think of when you think of the finest built boats in the world. marine teak decking is functional, beautiful, and long lasting. it give grip, warmth, and lasts in the rugged conditions that are common at sea.
teak deck company fabricates and sells ready to install teak decking and flooring products for boat manufacturers, boat owners and professional contractors. we install teak decks in the united states and on mega-yacht decks worldwide. in business since 1996, teak deck company is the second largest teak deck manufacturer in the usa.
teak wood is not only used for making furniture and household items, they are also often be used as materials for some boat parts. it has been known that teak wood has excellent performance and
yacht refits, boat repairs and teak deck replacements. slipway can be a simple upgrade of anodes and anti-fouling to all over re-paints, warranty work, major extensions, new teak decks or interior refurbishments. due to the growth in the number of luxury yachts around the world many major yacht refit facilities now offer super yacht refit
teak decks can also get very hot with direct sunlight, and the heat may be uncomfortable for those who walk on the deck with bare feet. homeowners who are happy to have their teak decks weather and fade to the silvery gray color will not have much in the way of maintenance, but those who want to retain the shine and luster will need to seal the
can also be used for exterior applications such as boat decks, transom finishing, as well as hatches. finishing: recommended to seal the wood when being used in exterior marine applications including decks, transoms, hatches and cabin soles. properly protecting teak and holly can prevent from high rot and decay and preserving the woods appearance.
when cleaning teak decks, scrub across the grain with a soft plastic-bristle brush. scrubbing with the grain, particularly with a stiff-bristle brush, will take the softwood out of the teak plants and make them ridged, shortening the life of the deck. there is no need to add coats of teak sealers or oils, other than for the cosmetic appearance.
anything is possible but it always costs. replacing a teak deck is a massive job. to replace the decks on a 9m 30ft boat is six weeks work three months for a 15m 50-footer . we are talking about many thousands of pounds and your boat out of action for a while. there are other considerations before you decide on a teak deck.
replacing teak decks is a monumental job. and yes, i knew that teak decks were becoming scarce on new boats and seen as a liability on older boats. but that didnt stop me from bragging about teaks unrivaled nonskid capabilities and excellent insulating properties. but it was a mugging in trinidad that hastened the demise of my
the primary use for this teak wood is for outdoor furniture applications, cabinetry, moulding, and small marine repairs. although trinidad teak wood is high in silica content, making it able to withstand the elements, its life expectancy is not as long as feq burmese teak wood. the life expectancy of trinidad teak wood is approximately 25 to