Boat Grab Bars and Door Handles

Grab bars and door handles are essential components of any boat. Grab bars are designed to make it easier to safely get on, off, and stand on your boat. » Read More

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Why are Grab Bars and Flush Handles Important on Boats?

Grab bars are special safety devices that are designed to make it easier for you to get on and off a boat, and also stay safe while standing and maneuvering around the wet and slippery surfaces of your vessel. Since they are most often used when boarding a boat these handles are often referred to as boat boarding grab handles or boat grab handles. They are also crucial to safe boating when navigating through choppier and rougher waters. Read More

What You Need to Look for When Buying Grab Bars or Grab Handles for Your Boat

As there are a variety of different grab bar options out there, you may find it a little overwhelming trying to choose the very best for your boat project. To give you some help, we have put together a list of the different aspects of grab bars you need to consider when purchasing them. Be careful not to mistake door handles or grab bars for mechanical cabin door handles, or latches that are used to both open doors and hatches, and keep them closed. Read More

Grab Bars and Flush Handle Materials

When it comes to boat grab handles, the choice of materials can greatly impact both aesthetics and performance. Stainless steel offers durability and a sharp look, while aluminum provides lightweight corrosion resistance. We're big fans of King Starboard for its strength and low maintenance, making it a great choice for custom grab handles that last. Read More

Fender Cleats

Boat handles and rails often deteriorate over time. When looking to replace them you can explore the many options at If you cant find a perfect match, we can custom replicate your grab handles and rails or any part out of marine grade starboard!

When Boating Use One Hand Rule

The majority of experienced and seasoned boaters follow the one hand on the boat. That is, they always have at least one hand on the boat while they are moving about, whether they are below or above decks. Therefore, when choosing locations to install safety handles, many will install them absolutely everywhere, including countertops, arches, towers, T-top supports, Bimini tops, seatbacks, and windshield frames.

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