solutions that work
We are problem solvers and for more than 40 years we have been delivering anchor deployment systems, deck hardware and hull appendages that work.
Bowmaster is recognised as the global leader in anchor deployment systems. We have an extensive record of satisfied clients and completed projects in the Military, Commercial, Superyacht, Power Boat and Sailing Yacht sectors.
As specialists we have a proven history of designing and manufacturing innovative, reliable, robust and certified equipment, delivered to shipyards around the world. Flush-fitting anchor pockets, stern anchor systems, submarine anchor systems and anchor deployment arms are just some of the anchoring systems we design and build.
We understand that as vessels increase in size and complexity it’s important that the system remains simple, reliable, robust and operational.
Our approach is always collaborative. We work with you, as part of your team. You know your strengths, we know ours; collectively we design and build innovative working solutions that are shaping the future of the marine industry. Innovation is in our blood. This makes us agile, nimble and responsive partners on your team.
It pays to have experts like Bowmaster on your side.
Eric Metz, VIKING 92FT SPORTFISHER
NZ Trade and Enterprise S/Y MIRABELLA V
How we work with you
We start every project by working with you to discover the underlying problems, restrictions, and requirements in place. Our design ethos is to create simple, robust, and cost-effective solutions that meet your requirements – we can only achieve this through an in depth and unequivocal understanding of the project. We encourage open dialogue as there are many different solutions that could work; it’s about finding the best one together.
Our team of in-house Marine Engineers, Design Engineers and Lloyd’s Register approved fabricators will work together to create a solution which best meets the requirements and restrictions of the project. We will then present preliminary concepts for evaluation, usually in the form of 2D drawings or a 3D model. When all the final elements are approved and all parties are happy, the final designs are agreed and signed off.
Prototype and Testing
The customised nature of what we do means that on most occasions, we build a full-size prototype from carbon steel, allowing us to test the system in a real-world environment. Sometimes this is validation only, sometimes we will learn, change and modify to resolve unforeseen issues. Only when the system has been tested and proven, construction can begin.
Uniquely by having our team of craftsman and fabricators working hand in hand through the design process, there is a seamless transition into the construction phase. Our DNVGL and Lloyd’s Register approved factory-use-only certified materials to bring the project to life. Regular client communication on progress and developments allow us to ensure we meet every deadline and stay within the strictest of budgets.
Our dedication to quality and workmanship has resulted in the development of on-site testing facilities. We use these to replicate real-world environments and ensure the delivery of a guaranteed system. Another integral part of the commissioning stage is our as-building process. To ensure the system is a perfect fit – we use 3D scanning equipment to create an exact digital measurement of the system, which will be sent to you for final approval.