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APM

World superyacht leader in modern, efficient and reliable keels and keel components, founded 1990.

The full CNC machined finished, tested and ready for on board installation APM package includes telescopic keels, lifting keels, carbon trunks, fixed keels, pivoting keels, daggerboard keels, crash safe or standard lead bulbs.

Custom made engineering package is provided for each project. Complete and detailed 2D and 3D drawings, full structural study and FEM stress analysis, including grounding and fatigue events.

DNVGL approval. Installation instructions with keel systems, adjusting and operation manual.Lifting cylinders custom made, sub sea heavy duty cylinders in Duplex stainless steel, carbon or titanium.

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Fixed Keels

The basic solution, but built to perfection.

Crash safe bulbs

The same happens in every case of crash concerned different kind of vehicles.

News

The latest version of the APM pivoting keels

Pivoting keels by APM: it is several years that APM engineers and produces pivoting keels, installed by the most famous yards in the world. The latest one we have in costruction now, due to be delivered early 2024, has been designed to have the best performance with minimum draft, to be used in very shallow…

APM telescopic keels made for excellence

APM Telescopic Keels: one of the reasons why the APM telescopic keels that we are building and supplying to the major yards of the yachting world since years, is obvious but a bit hidden. Before arriving to the final result of the keel ready to be installed on the yacht, the working phase of the…

The new SW96 Nyumba GT christened in Cape Town

Last weekend the latest SWS 96-4 has been lauched and she is added to the SWS family, our best compliments to all team of Southern Wind Shipyard for this latest achievement, and the great result with this yacht of the new generation. We are always very proud to be part of the SWS new creation…