The end of 2020 also brings with it one of the most anticipated award ceremonies of the entire year. DAME, the award that is usually given during METS in Amsterdam, the world’s largest marine accessories trade show, all dedicated to B2B. This year’s fair was canceled due to the pandemic, but the DAME Award ceremony was held anyway and in an unprecedented way with Metstrade Connect 2020, a virtual platform, active until December 31. The digital event saw as many as five Italian accessories in the finals testifying to how made in italy, even in this peculiar year, was able to invent and amaze.
DAME 2020: the best accessories for boating
The self-sanitizing handle F.lli Razeto & Casereto S.p.A.
The company F.lli Razeto & Casereto S.p.A. made it to the finals with the CentEsiMo self-sanitizing handle. Topical product consists of a self-sterilizing door handle. They are made of light alloy and finished with ESI Anti microbial System . Through anodic oxidation followed by a sealing microporosity based on silver ions (Ag), the handle is self-disinfecting. Cent is tested for complete self-sanitization in 15 seconds, which also affects the hand and the environment.
Besenzoni The Eco-Sustainable Walkway
Besenzoni’s Eco Friendly Walkway. It is made from recyclable materials and without the use of wood or plumbing oil. A highly innovative product that demonstrates how the company is always attentive to the latest needs of the market and also the environment. An ambitious project that of The Catwalk whose parts are thermally welded. This accessory is constructed from UV-stabilized PVC planks so as not to have discoloration, cracks or deformation.
PROtect Tapes IR-X
A new class of transparent polymers arrives from Protect Tapes. It all starts with an acrylic casting that can shield heat-producing and UV radiation, which contribute to the aging of materials. What are these polymers used for? For hatches, hatches, windows, covers and doors. In short, a solution designed to last longer with an eye on the wallet as well.
Cariboni Srl with E-asy Control
The goal of E-asy Control is to enable small sailboats to use an electro-hydraulic system. The main obstacle to date was that the main electro-hydraulic control instruments on the market was the high cost. They are on the market today have a high economic impact, so we used and adapted a Raspberry Pi system integrated with a touch screen to let people use the system, set parameters, and view and control the hydraulic system.
Osculati Telescopic Retractable Davit
Osculati is among the best with this anodized aluminum retractable dinghy davit. When it is in the retracted position, it hides under the deck and leaves the deck free without thus hindering passage. It has two operating positions. The telescopic tube has a handle that allows the length to be adjusted according to the needs and type of dinghy. It will be available from May 2021.