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28 Miles Street
Mulgrave VIC 3170

03 9561 4301

High performance fenders to protect any vessel while it's in dock. Designed and manufactured in Melbourne for Australian conditions.

D Fender Installation

Boss Marine Fenders are simple to install, requiring no specialised skills. These instructions are for the Light-Weight D Fender, Heavy Duty D Fender and the D Fender With Lip.

Please remember to employ the proper safety procedures when working in and around water and heights.

Required Equipment

  • Aluminium or Stainless Steel Fixing Strip (can be purchased at Bunnings)

  • Appropriate Fixing Screw (adjust screw type according to fixing surface)

  • Measuring Tape

  • Power Drill

The following symbols are used throughout this manual for ease of use.

1. Aluminium/Stainless Steel Strip 2. Screw 3.Drilled Hole

Installation Instructions

Step 1: Measure and mark the location of the guide holes at a maximum of 450mm apart (from centrelines).

Step 2: Laying the fender on a flat surface, use a power drill to drill the guide holes at the peak of the fender. Remove the drill swarf and burrs.

Step 3: Slide the aluminium/stainless steel fixing strip inside the fender along its base.

Step 4: Depending on its length, have somebody help you hold the fender in the desired position. If you are installing the D fender with lip, rest the inner edge of the lip against the top edge of the pier.

Step 5: Using a power drill, fix the screw into position.

FRONT VIEW:  Fender with guide holes

FRONT VIEW: Fender with guide holes

SIDE VIEW:  Installed D Fender with Lip

SIDE VIEW: Installed D Fender with Lip

SIDE VIEW:  Installed Light-Weight or Heavy Duty Fender

SIDE VIEW: Installed Light-Weight or Heavy Duty Fender

If you have any questions, please contact Boss Marine Fenders on +61 (03) 9561 4301 or send us an email at