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Spotlight on... Mark Chaplin, Machine Setter

Spotlight on... Mark Chaplin, Machine Setter

By The Wilks Team 6 August 2019
Step inside the Wilks factory and make your way onto the production floor with Mark Chaplin.
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Spotlight on... Daniel Marlow, Toolmaker

Spotlight on... Daniel Marlow, Toolmaker

By The Wilks Team 3 July 2019

Have you ever wondered what exactly a Toolmaker does? Here, Daniel Marlow provides an insight into the career.

BUMP! simple to fit fendering which performs superbly

BUMP! simple to fit fendering which performs superbly

By Scott Berry 13 April 2017 No comments

The new fendering system from Wilks which is simple of fit and performs great!

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Traditional look fendering system fitted to a classic open launch

Traditional look fendering system fitted to a classic open launch

By Scott Berry 17 January 2017 No comments

The Dockland Scout Project used PVC 2085/6 from our Traditional Range when refitting an 8.25 metre ex-Admiralty motor whaler.

Boat deck design - the flexibility of synthetic teak

Boat deck design - the flexibility of synthetic teak

By Scott Berry 3 May 2016 No comments

Have you given much thought to deck design using modern materials?

Synthetic teak boat decking is now a well established material that provides a superb alternative to traditional teak wood decks.

Sunseeker restoration project

Sunseeker restoration project

By Scott Berry 2 April 2016 No comments

In 2005 Sunseeker celebrated their heritage with the restoration of a Sunseeker Sovereign 17 - a craft which they first built in 1970.

Wilks were approached to assist in this project with the supply of aluminium fendering to provide a classic look to their elegant sports boat.

Dek-King is anything but standard

Dek-King is anything but standard

By Scott Berry 16 March 2016 No comments

Dek-King has been used across a number of different industries to offer enhancements and custom features to a variety of applications.

In this blog post we look at a selection of projects highlighting a variety of uses.