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Andrew Grogono

Andrew Grogono

Andrew Grogono, a Chartered Engineer and life-long sailor, used his engineering experience to design this simple solution to damage to gelcoat surfaces caused by chafe from lines and ropes. Called ‘WearAndTearPads’, they are comprised of ultra-thin marine-grade stainless steel sheets with a high spec self-adhesive backing. They have been in use on Andrew’s own Beneteau for several years and have been well reviewed in yachting magazines worldwide. Unlike other anti-chafe products made of carbon fibre, Kevlar, PTFE,Pur Clear etc. our stainless steel pads are guaranteed to never wear through.

New for 2019 A new, higher spec, adhesive developed with “3M” tested during 2018 season.

Global sales have been achieved with many encouraging comments – see the Testimonials page.

We are the leading company in the manufacture and distribution of anti chafe pads for yachts – with over 11,000 having been sold so far – the original and the best. Accept no imitations!

For Product Information click on WEARANDTEAR PADS above.

 Now 2 pads in each pack for the same price as for 1 until Jan 31 2019

The Original WearAndTearPads Anti Chafe Gel Coat Protection

 STOP PRESS! See offer below

We have surplus stock of our original ‘STEP ON FENDER’ which we are selling at half price ie £35.00 each. For more information, press the yellow button “STEP ON FENDER”above. If you would like to take advantage of this offer, please Email Andrew Grogono directly on andrewgrogono@gmail.com and he will arrange payment and despatch.

Note The ‘Step on Fender’ occupies a fraction of the space normally taken by fender steps.



Contact: andrewgrogono@gmail.com

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