Stainless Steel and Galvanised Shackles
Force 4 Chandlery stocks a massive range of shackles for your boat. High quality, hard wearing, durable, marine grade shackles available in a variety materials and styles.
Shackles come in quite a variety of shapes and styles, the 2 most common are Dee Shackles and a more rounded open style known as Bow Shackles. These are used all over boats for a variety of different jobs, securing blocks and pulleys, attaching lines to pad-eyes and d-rings - any job where you need a secure and durable connection.
Dee and Long Dee Shackles are narrower, useful in places where space is limited. Bow Shackles, being rounder and having a more open shape are very good for applications when it maybe under an agled or lateral load, often used for to connect anchors to chain or other mooring applications.
They come in Marine Grade A4 316 Grade Stainless Steel, having excellent corrosion resistance as well as excellent strength and durability. There is also a range of Galvanised Shackles, capable of withstanding the rigours of working in the wet marine environment.
There is also excellent lightweight and incredibly strong Dyneema Shackles to consider, very popular for attaching blocks and pulleys around the boat.