Retractable Gangways

Swim 350 is a retractable gangway designed for mounting on small and large yachts. Swim 350 is just one example of Compass Marine's achievements; the company's know-how lies in the custom design of accessories for boats.

Movements and Dimensions

Swim 350 is made up of three sectors, two of which are extracted furniture and one can be extracted from the garage. The total length of the gangway at maximum extension is 330cm. The maximum width is 50cm. The minimum width at the tip is 45 cm. Vertical excursion +/- 10 °. The gangway is equipped with limit switch sensors and the electro-hydraulic drive is controlled by an electronic PLC programmed with software that can be modified for specific application needs. The movement can be controlled by means of a control panel and by a radio control supplied.

The Structure

The supporting structure is made of AISI 316 stainless steel, the platforms in EASY TEAK composite material manufactured by Compass Marine itself, can be customized on request. The vital points of the mechanics are secured by pins and screws in AISI 316 stainless steel specially built in the factory. The pistons are extremely sturdy, built entirely in AISI 316 stainless steel. The fittings to the pipes are stainless steel. The handrail can be folded down automatically. The Swim gangways are built to support considerable weights, at maximum extension they are however guaranteed for 150Kg. The dimensions are summarized in the diagram below.


The possible customizations on this type of gangways are as follows:

length and width measurements
handrail presence
decking material
lighting along the walkway
writings and drawings

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