What the advantages of MastWalker?
are neat unobtrusive when closed (Like a clam shell). They
cannot foul halyards when closed.
They can be fitted between the gooseneck and deck, where
fixed rungs would foul everything.
Won't they rattle when the engine is running?
- a nylon set screw in the rung is adjusted after installation
to provide a friction fit against your mast profile.
Surely a closed loop rung is safer?
- MastWalker is not intended to replace enclosed rungs but
to offer greater security aloft to yachtsman and women who
would not otherwise fit mast rungs.
will depend upon the agility and leg length of intended
users. It is best to err on the side of caution and fit
rungs between 40-50cm (18-20") apart.
How are they fitted to the mast?
3 x 6mm c/s machine screws (Use 12mm long maximum on standard
Can MastWalker be rivoted to the mast?
it can be but the two lower holes would need to be drilled
at a slight angle (approx. 5 degrees) to allow the rivot
gun clear access.
What are MastWalkers made from?
lightweight, high-strength casting alloy.
Why aren't they anodised?
reasons, firstly because the moving rung could then damage
the mast's anodising and secondly because the marine grade alloy is extremely
Technical advice can be obtained from the distributors below