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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

APM telescopic keel mirror polished on the new MSY Y9

When even below water the finishing is important…. Following the first lifting version of the keel made for the MSY Y9, here we are with the second yacht’s keel of this series, built in the telescopic version. Mirror polished down to the the best resolution. Thanks to MSY for the onkeeping trust in our products!…

APM telescopic keel on the new SWS 105-5

Keeping up the long terms cooperation between APM and SWS, we are delighted to send out the latest telescopic keel for the fifth yacht of the successful series of the 105’ sloop. She is leaving our premises for South Africa, to be soon installed and sail around the world! SWS, Southern Wind Shipyard in Cape…

APM lifting keels history 2

Again the history, and the years passing by: 60′ sloop yacht lifting keel 10 years old just refitted, and 70′ sloop telescopic keel brand new. You can see the differences, imagine the trunk inside the yacht with the lifting keel, and the saloon of the 70′ in open space….