A couple of years back I approached Nautical Structures as I was looking to upgrade our passerelle. I was familiar with their products as back in the 90s, when I was a deckhand on M/Y Blue Narwhal, Rick and his team installed a passerelle after a stern extension, and I always remembered how good it was.

So when I was in that same position of selecting a new passerelle myself, I contacted Nautical Structures at the Monaco Yacht Show. The design phase with our requirements was soon complete and we moved on to the construction phase. About mid way through I was fortunate enough to visit the factory close to Tampa, Florida and see the passerelle coming together, with some great hospitality to go along with my visit.

The Installation was carried out at Monaco Marine in La Ciotat, with Nautical Structures technicians and LM Hydraulics technicians from Palma assisting. The passerelle's operation two years down the line has been faultless and we are extremely happy with our Nautical Structures' passerelle.