Mini crane to use in marine area to lift, manually or with winch, a dinghy


Hand Mini Cranes for Marine use

Flamingo model with base


These mini cranes are built in carbon fiber and this guarantee a safe use in the marine environment without corrosion problems.

In the version with fast locking base, this crane can be used to lift and to support the dinghies on the transom of the boat (sailboat).

The weight is very reduced and this permits you to handle easily.

The model Flamingo for dinghy includes two version:

  • Flamingo 1400.
  • Flamingo 1700.
The Femdavits range contains more model as you can see on the menu on the left.

Carbon davit model FEM Flamingo 1400 with base to install on the transom; reach 1400; SWL 150 Kg Carbon davit model FEM Flamingo 1700 with base to install on the deck; reach 1700; SWL 150 Kg
FLAMINGO 1400 transom
MAX BEAM = 1500 MM
SWL (per gru) = 150 Kg
WEIGHT = 10 Kg
FLAMINGO 1700 deck
MAX BEAM = 1800 MM
SWL (per gru) = 150 Kg
WEIGHT = 12 Kg

Technical specification and properties:

Dinghy davits
  • The davits are foldable;
    • so they need a smaller space to be stored.
  • Builded in carbon fiber (prepreg) and cured in autoclave;
    • this means they are very light and therefore very easy to handle;
    • Couple of carbon davit flamingo wich support an inflatable
      Fig 1 - Marine Crane for dinghy
    • no corrosion problems
  • The Cranes can be connected:
    • on horizontal surface, i.e. deck;
    • on vertical or inclined surface like the transom of a sailboat.
  • The connecting base are of three type:
    • a fast lock system with traslation ;
    • a fast lock system with rotation 45° (both the solutions need of only some second )
    • Sliding fasst lock system on marine davits
      Fig 2 - Davit base on transom
    • a system with 4 or five hand screws (it depend by the models) This is a cheaper system.
  • When the cranes are removed, the housings are covered by screwing plugs in polished stainless steel.
  • Winch Harken ( or Lewmar);
    • the winch are manual;
    • the winch and the clutch can be positioned also in the vertical side .
  • Purchase with ratio 3:1 (5:1 for solutions without winch).
  • Clutch of Spinlock ( or Lewmar).
  • Finishing: standard white or custom colours or carbon look.
  • Folding davit detail
    Fig 3 - Flamingo detail


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