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1505, 2024

The Lifespan of Advanced Mooring Systems:
What You Need to Know

May 15, 2024|

When it comes to mooring systems, traditional chain moorings have long been the standard. However, these systems typically require replacement every few years due to wear and tear Save Our Seabed. In contrast, advanced mooring systems (AMS) offer a more durable and long-lasting solution. Lifespan of Advanced Mooring Systems The ...Read more

905, 2024

World’s Largest Floating Solar Installations

May 9, 2024|

Floating solar farms, a cutting-edge fusion of renewable energy and innovative use of space, are gaining traction globally. These installations, set on bodies of water, not only conserve valuable land but also benefit from the cooling effects of water, enhancing their efficiency. As part of the broader expansion in renewable ...Read more

205, 2024

Top 5 Elastic Mooring Manufacturers:
Comparing Products and Quality

May 2, 2024|

Elastic mooring systems have revolutionized the way we secure floating docks, pontoons, and buoys. These systems provide a smooth, shock-absorbing mooring experience that reduces the stress on both the mooring and the vessel. But with so many manufacturers on the market, how do you choose the right one for your ...Read more

2504, 2024

Floating Solar Moorings and 5 Reasons They Are Used

April 25, 2024|

Floating solar moorings refer to the technology used to install photovoltaic (PV) panels on bodies of water, typically on reservoirs, lakes, and sometimes on coastal areas. This innovative approach to solar energy harnesses unused water surfaces to generate electricity, addressing land use issues and water conservation simultaneously. Incorporating mooring systems ...Read more

1804, 2024

Sailboat Mooring Memes:
The Hilarious Side of Docking Disasters

April 18, 2024|

Sailboat mooring – it's a necessary evil of sailing life. While the open sea beckons, eventually, every sailor must face the music and dock their vessel. For many, this is the most stressful part of the journey. One wrong move, and you've got mangled metal, scraped paint, or worse – ...Read more

1304, 2024

Recent Marina Dock and Mooring Renovations:
Environmentally Sustainable Facilities

April 13, 2024|

Marinas around the world are undergoing exciting transformations in support of environmentally sustainable facilities. From cruise ships to waterfront resorts, these renovations showcase a commitment to providing modern technology and improved boater experience. Let's take a look at some of the most recent marina dock and mooring renovations making waves. ...Read more

204, 2024

Mastering the Art of Mooring Your Sailboat

April 2, 2024|

Mooring your sailboat is an essential skill every sailor needs to master. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, securing your vessel properly is crucial for its safety and your peace of mind. In this post, we'll cover the best practices for mooring your sailboat, so you can ...Read more

2903, 2024

Why You Need Hazelett’s Dock Master System – Superstorms

March 29, 2024|

Predicting Superstorms on Coastal Marinas As we gaze into the future, one thing becomes increasingly clear: our coastal communities and marinas are on the frontline of climate change. Rising sea levels threaten to submerge parts of our coastline, while the increased frequency and intensity of storms can devastate marina infrastructure ...Read more

2103, 2024

Elastic Mooring Systems Mitigating Hurricane Damage to Coastal Marinas

March 21, 2024|

When hurricanes barrel toward our coasts, marina operators and boat owners hold their breath, bracing for the potential devastation to vessels and infrastructure from these not-so-rare superstorms. Traditional mooring systems have often been found wanting in the face of such superstorms. However, there's a ray of hope in the form ...Read more

1403, 2024

Adapting Marina Infrastructure for Climate Change:
Lessons from Recent Coastal Storms

March 14, 2024|

In recent years, storms have been felt more intensely along our coastlines than ever before. The increase in frequency and severity of coastal storms has not only raised alarm bells for environmentalists but has also put marina operators in a tight spot. As these extreme weather events become more common, ...Read more

703, 2024

Identifying When to Replace Your Moorings |
Anchoring the Future

March 7, 2024|

In the world of boating and sailing, the anchor that holds you steady isn't just a piece of equipment; it's your lifeline. Mooring systems play this critical role, keeping your vessels securely in one spot despite the unpredictable nature of weather. Here's the thing, even the sturdiest moorings have a ...Read more

103, 2024

Conservation Mooring:
The Future of Sustainable Docking

March 1, 2024|

Mooring systems have long been a crucial part of maritime infrastructure, providing a secure way to dock vessels in various water conditions. However, traditional mooring methods often come with environmental drawbacks, particularly in sensitive marine ecosystems. This is where conservation mooring comes in – an innovative approach designed to minimize ...Read more

2202, 2024

Environmentally Friendly Swing Mooring Systems

February 22, 2024|

Protecting Our Oceans One Mooring at a Time As boat owners, we have a responsibility to minimize our impact on the marine environment. One way to do this is by using environmentally friendly swing mooring systems. These innovative systems are designed to reduce or eliminate the negative effects that traditional ...Read more

1502, 2024

Environmentally Friendly Elastic Rodes: Developing Sustainable Moorings

February 15, 2024|

As the maritime industry seeks more sustainable practices, one solution stands out from the rest - environmentally friendly elastic rodes. These innovative mooring components are transforming the way we secure vessels, prioritizing both the safety of boats and the preservation of delicate marine ecosystems. What are Elastic Rodes? Elastic rodes ...Read more

802, 2024

Environmentally Friendly Dock Master System:
Versatile Applications for Sustainable Mooring

February 8, 2024|

The Hazelett Dock Master System has established itself as a leading solution for environmentally friendly mooring, with applications spanning from floating solar docks to large-scale marinas. This innovative system, developed by Hazelett Marine, has been installed worldwide, showcasing its versatility and effectiveness in a variety of contexts. Key Applications of ...Read more

102, 2024

Development of Advanced Mooring Systems

February 1, 2024|

As the recreational boating industry evolves, marinas are turning to innovative solutions to enhance operations, reduce environmental impact, and improve the overall boating experience. One such solution gaining traction is the Advanced Mooring System (AMS). In this post, we'll explore how AMS technology is transforming the way pleasure craft moor ...Read more

2501, 2024

Weathering the Storm:
How AMS Are Transforming Marina Resilience

January 25, 2024|

Advanced Mooring Systems (AMS) have demonstrated their ability to withstand the fury of these powerful storms. As the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events increase, marinas are facing growing challenges in ensuring the safety and reliability of their mooring infrastructure. Traditional mooring methods often involve cumbersome chains and anchors ...Read more

1801, 2024

Marina Renovation:
Trends, Benefits, and the Future of Waterfront Development

January 18, 2024|

Marina renovation is a hot topic in the world of waterfront development, with projects underway from San Francisco to Clearwater, Florida. These initiatives are transforming outdated facilities into modern, sustainable hubs that enhance the boating experience while minimizing environmental impact. Renovate and Redesign Marina renovation offers numerous benefits. For one, ...Read more

1101, 2024

Top 10 Sustainability & Energy Awards 2024

January 11, 2024|

The energy sector is undergoing a significant transformation, driven by technological and digital advancements, as well as economic and environmental pressures. As the sustainable energy awards evolve, world leaders are making hefty contributions to the energy industries. Various awards recognize these visionaries – individuals, companies, governments, and initiatives – that ...Read more

401, 2024

When Disaster Strikes:
Why Mooring Systems Matter

January 4, 2024|

In January 2023, a bomb cyclone unleashed a massive swell that decimated a marina in Southern California, spotlighting the vulnerability of coastal infrastructure to extreme weather events exacerbated by climate change. The storm's damage also left hundreds of thousands without power, while falling trees resulted in at least three deaths. ...Read more

2812, 2023

Hazelett Marine: Your Trusted Provider of Marine Mooring Services

December 28, 2023|

At Hazelett Marine, we offer a range of marine mooring services to support your needs. From inspection and maintenance to design and engineering, we're committed to providing solutions that exceed your expectations. Marine Mooring Inspection and Maintenance Services Our elastic mooring system is designed to be durable and low maintenance, ...Read more

811, 2023

Mastering Marine Mooring:
Essential Tips from Hazelett Marine

November 8, 2023|

At Hazelett Marine, we understand that successful marine mooring is the backbone of a safe and efficient maritime operation. Whether you're managing a commercial harbor, private marina, or any marine facility, the reliability of your mooring system is paramount. In this blog, we'll guide you through the essential aspects offering ...Read more

111, 2023

Growing Resilient Reefs

November 1, 2023|

Reef Life Restoration deployed IntelliReefs at three sites in Sint Maarten! IntelliReefs: "Smart Substrates for Super Corals", developed by Reef Life Restoration have been installed at three sites in St. Maarten in a continuing effort to restore marine bio-diversity habitats devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  Scientists, filmmakers, photographers, ...Read more

1710, 2023

Eco-Friendly Mooring Methods:
Protecting Our Oceans and Marine Life

October 17, 2023|

The urgent need to review the effects of human activity on the environment has been more obvious in our constantly changing world. The maritime sector is one that has received attention due to its effects on the environment. Concerns have been expressed concerning the detrimental consequences of traditional mooring methods, ...Read more

310, 2023

Anchoring & Mooring Solutions:
A Deep Dive into Hazelett Marine’s Expertise

October 3, 2023|

When it comes to maritime operations, the importance of dependable eco-friendly anchoring and mooring solutions cannot be overstated. Whether it's securing boats  in a busy marina or ensuring the stability of docks or floating solar arrays, the reliability of these systems is paramount. In the realm of innovative mooring solutions, ...Read more

2109, 2023

Comprehensive Guide to Selecting Hazelett Marine as Your Mooring Partner

September 21, 2023|

Introduction Choosing the right mooring company is not just a decision; it's a commitment to safety, reliability, and operational efficiency. This guide aims to explore crucial factors to consider when selecting a mooring company, with a spotlight on why Hazelett Marine is an exceptional choice in this pivotal field. Why ...Read more

1409, 2023

Unveiling a Green Revolution:
Hazelett Marine’s Floating Solar Solutions

September 14, 2023|

In a world where the clamor for sustainable energy grows louder, Hazelett Marine is orchestrating a green revolution with its groundbreaking approach to solar power—Floating Solar Solutions. As we navigate a future hungry for eco-friendly alternatives, the innovation and efficiency embedded in Hazelett Marine's offerings stand out like a beacon. ...Read more

109, 2023

Eco-Friendly Moorings:
Exploring Hazelett Marine’s Contribution to Sustainable Marine Practices

September 1, 2023|

As maritime activities continue to grow and thrive, the need for sustainable practices becomes increasingly urgent. One such practice that has gained traction in recent years is the implementation of eco moorings. These innovative solutions are poised to revolutionize how boats and vessels anchor in our oceans, mitigating the impact ...Read more

2408, 2023

Energy Absorption is the Name of the Game

August 24, 2023|

Hurricanes and severe storms never fail to damage boats, yachts, docks, pontoons, and anything in their path.  In gale conditions, the chain in a conventional mooring extends until it is almost straight.  When this happens, the elasticity provided by the catenary curve is lost.  The chain becomes a rigid steel ...Read more

1608, 2023

Floating Solar & Elastic Mooring Solutions

August 16, 2023|

Floating solar is becoming an increasingly popular solution for renewable energy production – specifically in countries such as the Maldives, an island nation that is particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change such as rising sea levels and is dependent on importing fuel to power it’s grid. One of ...Read more

808, 2023

Hazelett Marine:
A Deep Dive into Maritime Excellence with Mooring Bridles

August 8, 2023|

In the expansive world of maritime operations, where precision and reliability are paramount, Hazelett Marine emerges as a beacon of excellence. At the heart of their innovative solutions lies a crucial element—mooring bridles. These engineered connectors are not just functional components; they represent a commitment to excellence, safety, and sustainability. ...Read more

2305, 2023

How-To:
The Hazelett Marine SPM Proposal

May 23, 2023|

A Single Point Mooring (SPM) is a mooring for one vessel in a harbor alone - or with other moorings - typically referred to as a mooring field. A SPM is a semi-permanent anchor for a specific vessel, or a transient mooring for short stays of different vessels. The first ...Read more

604, 2023

Conserving our Ocean, one Mooring at a Time

April 6, 2023|

Sadly, 75% of coral reefs are in danger today. Most people don’t realize how crucial coral reefs are to the balance of our natural environment. While coral reefs only cover 0.0025% of the oceanic floor, they generate half of the Earth’s oxygen and absorb nearly one-third of the carbon dioxide ...Read more

1611, 2017

Welcome to Hazelett Marine’s new website!

November 16, 2017|

We are excited to have launched our new website! Browse around and check out our new look.  We hope that our new platform will allow our customers and those interested in conservation elastic moorings to easily find the information they are looking for.  Our new look is more interactive, straightforward, ...Read more

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