The mooring maneuver is one of the most delicate and the fender has the precise function of parrying the shocks to which the boat can be subjected during docking operations and when parked in its place. Various types of fenders are on the market and the most common are the cylindrical fenders , marked with the initials SERIE F , and those in the shape of a ball (also known as pear-shaped) marked as SERIES A. Fenders are a fundamental nautical accessory on every boat, without them mooring becomes a constant risk and damage to the boat is insured.
The F series fenders of the Norwegian brand are cylindrical fenders with an elongated shape in white or gray with a Navy Blue or Black head. The function of the F SERIES fenders is clear and simple: to maintain the mooring distances between one boat and another, between the boat and a quay or between a boat and the pier. In any case, their work is precious, they absorb shocks and guarantee the right safety even in the event of adverse weather conditions. It is important to choose them of an appropriate size for the boat . For smaller boats and dinghies it is advisable to opt for a Polyform F1 or F2 fenders, for medium and large sized boats and dinghies you can opt for Polyform F3 and F4 models.
The cylindrical Polyform F series are the most popular. These models usually have two eyelets at the ends for attaching the tops. This detail gives us the possibility to use the fenders either vertically or even horizontally in an emergency.
Polyform A series fenders are spherical fenders, or more correctly defined pear fenders, with a much more voluminous shape than cylindrical ones. Thanks to this feature they are suitable for large boats or alternatively they are very good for protecting the stern . In fact, there is not always enough space in the rear part of the boats at the mooring to hook more fenders, in this case a large pear-shaped one can be useful. For smaller boats and dinghies it is advisable to opt for a Polyform A0 or A1, for medium and large boats and dinghies you can opt for Polyform models A2 A3 and A4 series
The Polyform F series and Polyform A series fenders are a necessary and indispensable tool , both for those who practice fishing and for pleasure craft, able to guarantee protection from abrasion to the hull and prevent the part exposed to the outside from being damaged during maneuvers. mooring or in case of approach between boats. It is no coincidence that they are used all over the world: from small hulls to large yachts.