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Ballast for the New Electric Powered Maid of the Mist

April 27, 2020

MarsKeel Technology is proud to have provided two new Maid of the Mist vessels with 62,400 lbs of 2” x 4” x 8” custom cast rectangular lead bricks, with each brick weighing 26 lbs. The weight was important because the ballast had to be installed by hand. The shape was critical as it had to […]

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The Virginia Project Inc.

April 27, 2020

Maine’s First Vessel This was a ballast project for a reproduction of the 1607 “Virginia”.  She was the first vessel made in Maine. The ballast required for the reproduction was made in 6 custom cast lead sections. The total weight of the project was approximately 18,142 lbs. The shape of the ballast section was rectangular […]

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Case Study: MarsKeel Yacht Bolt Replacement Project For Lead Keels

January 23, 2020

Bolts are used to secure a keel to the base of a boat. If the bolts are damaged, the safety of the vessel can be compromised. MarsKeel, a North American leader in keel technology, recently worked on a keel repair project for a Virginia-based client who owned a Hunter...

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Keel Bolt Replacement in Lead Cast Keels

January 22, 2020

Do I need to replace the keel bolts? Why? This is why. Safety. The entire reason that a bolt needs to be replaced is safety. A corroded bolt can impact the safety of the boat and those on board. MarsKeel Technology has developed a proven and cost-effective methodology...

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Happy Holidays From MarsKeel Technology

December 17, 2019

Season’s greetings. All of us here at MarsKeel Technology want to wish you Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year. Our Holiday Hours December 24th to January 1st: Closed January 2nd: Open (Regular Hours) Our sales team will be monitoring emails and phone calls to ensure...

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MarsKeel Powers Saildrone’s Historic Transatlantic Voyage

November 29, 2019

Saildrone (SD 1021), the world’s first unmanned surface vessel (USV), made use of MarsKeel’s unique lead ballast system to complete its record-breaking 3,402-nautical mile transatlantic voyage. Engineered to withstand the harshest ocean conditions on the planet, the...

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Lyman-Morse : Custom Keel for ANNA

March 06, 2017

Marskeel was pleased to be asked to manufacture a complex custom keel for ANNA, a cold-molded 65′ modern classic daysailer under construction at boatbuilder Lyman-Morse. This beauty was designed by Paul Waring and Robert Stephens of Stephens Waring Yacht Design and...

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2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results – 99.4% !

January 26, 2017

As part of our ongoing commitment to quality and ISO 9000 certification, we recently conducted our annual 2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey and sent out a questionnaire to our customers. We asked the following questions … 1. How would you rate the Quality of our...

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