WearAndTear Pads

Product Information

WearAndTear Pads provide long lasting*gelcoat protection against chafe to gelcoat surfaces caused by sheets and furling lines and also to many other areas subjected to chafe on boats and yachts. Easy to fit and visually attractive in polished marine grade stainless steel, these self adhesive strips unobtrusively protect your cockpit and cabin sides from rope chafe damage. Gelcoat repairs should be carried out before applying these anti-chafe pads for boats and yachts. (* Guaranteed never to wear through.)


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What are ‘WearAndTear Pads’?

WearAndTear Pads comprise strips of ultra thin, flexible, marine grade stainless steel, fitted with a high specification self adhesive double sided backing, ready for immediate application. They can be fixed semi-permanently to any flat or curved gelcoat or varnished surface.

What sizes are available?

WearAndTear Pads are available ex stock in 2 standard lengths; 6″ (150mm) and 9″(225mm).  Both lengths are 2″ (50mm) wide.

What limitations do WearAndTearpads have?

‘WearAndTear pads’ will not stretch around complex curvatures.  They are therefore only suitable for straight sections of cabin tops and cockpit sides, etc. They are not suitable for applcation to teak wood or porous surfaces.

We make the original and best anti chafe pads for boats and yachts on the market. Accept no imitations.

Technical Specification

Material spec: Marine grade stainless steel

Thickness: 0.002″ (0.05mm)

Width: 2″ (50mm)


- Type A 6″ (150mm)

- Type B 9″ (225mm)

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