HEAVY DUTY DOORS

The Houdini marine heavy duty door is perfect for offshore vessels operating in harsh environments and where a high degree of weather tightness is required. The boat door is robust yet lightweight and practical; all fittings and fixtures have been carefully selected to ensure long-term trouble free operation.

 

Each door is designed and manufactured specifically to meet your operational requirements.

         DNV TYPE APPROVAL
Houdini’s heavy duty doors were granted type approval from Det Norske Veritas Germanischer Lloyd (DNV-GL), following extensive testing.
Features:

 

  • Doors come complete with hinges and locks and employ clamp frame technology which requires no drilling of the vessel’s structure, ensuring very quick and easy installation on structures ranging from 3mm to 60mm

  • Frames are marine grade aluminium alloy with the joints in the bulkhead frame welded for extra strength

  • Door panels are made from a GRP/foam composite with aluminium frame for stiffness, durability and excellent strength to weight ratio

  • Top quality stainless steel mortice locks and handles

  • Cast stainless steel hinge bodies with phosphor bronze hinge pins

  • Double synthetic rubber seals to ensure security and weather tightness

  • Outward opening only

  • As standard, frames are supplied white powder coated

Boat Door

Independently operated dog handles

Companionway door

Double door with key lock and dog handle

Options:

 

  • Fixed or opening framed window

  • Half-glazed door incorporating a fixed glass panel in the top of the door (it is not possible to fit dogs into a half-glazed door, a separate window must be specified if dogs are required)

  • Corners can be either mitred or radius (with an aperture corner radius of 100mm)

  • Independently operated dog handles

  • Single lever operated 3 dog handle closing system 

  • The number and positions of hinges, dog handles and locks can be specified according to size and location of the door and degree of weather tightness required

  • Heavy duty hold-backs to secure door in the open position

  • Locks can be keyed alike

  • Frames can be supplied in a wide range of powder coated colours

  • Wheelchair friendly thresholds available on request

Watertight Door

'LINKED' THREE DOG CLOSURE

Linked three dog door

Single operation multi-point locking dogs

A new development for our highly successful boat heavy duty door is a single operation multi point locking system.

 

The door can be provided with a 3 point full stainless steel lock, operated by a single handle.  This allows easy and quick operation of the door whilst achieving maximum watertightness.

Single operation locking handle

(the outside)

Single operation locking handle

(the inside)

LIGHT DUTY DOORS

 

The light duty boat door provides an economical option for a lightweight internal door or a sheltered external door.

Features:

 

  • Quick and easy installation using the clamp frame system, avoiding the need to drill the vessel’s structure

  • Frames are marine grade aluminium alloy and all joints are fishplated and screwed together

  • Hinges are moulded nylon with a stainless steel pin

  • Handles without locks are fitted as standard

  • Door panels are made from a GRP/foam composite panel with aluminium frame for stiffness, durability and excellent strength to weight ratio

  • Synthetic rubber seal fitted to door to provide a good degree of watertightness

  • Standard fixing frame will fit structures from 3-25mm thick

  • Outward opening only

  • As standard, frames are supplied white powder coated

 

Options:

 

  • Doors can be provided with a glazed top panel in the door – or separate framed window

  • Corners can either be mitred or radius (aperture corner radius 100mm)

  • High quality all stainless steel mortice locks can be supplied with key locks or toilet privacy locks

  • Stainless steel louvre vents can be fitted to a toilet door

  • Frames can be supplied in a wide range of powder coated colours

  • These doors cannot be provided with dog handle

Boat Doors
Light Duty Door Cross-Section

Half glazed

light duty door

BULKHEAD SLIDING DOORS

 

The weathertight bulkhead sliding doors are for fitting to the side or aft of a vessel’s structure and mounted on the external surfaces.

Features:

 

  • High quality stainless steel marine sliding door lock with key operation and thumbturn internal operation

  • Door panels are made from a GRP/foam composite panel with aluminium frame for stiffness, durability and excellent strength to weight ratio

  • Stylish aluminium garage with face fixing flange

  • Brush seals fitted to garage and back of door to provide weathertightness to door

  • 4-wheel roller hangers made from high performance moulded nylon and stainless steel

  • Stainless steel hanger track and bottom guide rail

  • Moulded nylon torpedo bottom guides

  • Only available with mitred corners

  • As standard, frames are supplied white powder coated

Options:

 

  • Fixed boat window or glass panel (single or double-glazed) in top of door

  • Locks can be keyed alike 

  • Frames can be supplied in a wide range of powder coated colours

Sliding Door Boat
Bulkhead Sliding Door Cross-Section

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Based in Southminster, Essex, UK

Light Duty Door Cross-Section