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Ø1500mm Gannet Navigation Buoy


JFC Marine is delighted to introduce our latest addition the Gannet G1500 Navigation Buoy to our range of marine aids to navigation solutions.

The G1500 is a 1.5m diameter rotationally moulded polyethylene buoy designed for use in moderate seas. Both cone and can daymarks are available with a high focal height (2.0 – 2.3m) and are available in all the IALA recommended colours and configurations.

The modular design has a unique central core steel arrangement from lifting eye to mooring eyes for superior strength and durability. The central core design incorporates two mooring eyes fitted with a unique replaceable bushing system  extending the operational life of the buoy. The use of a twin bridal mooring provides greater stability and mooring flexibility when used in locations with fast currents.

In addition it is fitted with two lifting eyes for ease of manoeuvrability during installation or servicing purposes. The design also allows for the modular float sections and daymark to be easily replaced on station if necessary during service life.

G1500: Gannet Ø1500mm Navigation Buoy

Diameter 1500mm
Focal Height 2000mm – 2300mm (depending on Marine Lantern used)
Over all Height 3300mm 
Weight 355kg
Colours In accordance with IALA Maritime Buoyage System
Life Expectancy 15 – 20 Years

Features & Benefits

  • High visibility design with cone or can daymark
  • Rotationally moulded using marine grade (UV stabilised) virgin polyethylene
  • Complete galvanised Structural Steel centre core (other materials available on request)
  • Centre core also available with marine grade paint
  • Solid ballast plate for extra protection to buoy hull
  • Handrail located at top of daymark for safe and easy maintenance when servicing the light
  • 316 grade stainless steel top mark and hand rail
  • Reduced hydrodynamic drag, watch circle and mooring requirements
  • Fitted with two large eye lifting eyes for ease of installation and maintenance purposes
  • Two mooring eyes (bridle system) for increased stability in harsh marine environment
  • Mooring eyes fitted with sacrificial wear bushings
  • Sits upright on deck of vessel for ease of storage on site.
  • Slip resistant surface on hull deck
  • Sacrificial anodes for corrosion protection
  • Open central core for data applications available
  • Product customisation such as warning signage application optional.  Contact JFC for further information.

Quality Assurance

Manufactured to ISO 9001:2008 quality assurance systems

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