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BARKE rudder

BARKE® high-tech flap rudder

• Oceangoing
• Havy duty flap rudder
• High manoeuvrability

There is only one true BARKE® rudder and that is made by Damen Marine Components.
Custom designed to your specifications, our BARKE® rudder ensures you the ultimate in manoeuvring and course-keeping. Its highly sophisticated flap design also provides maximum operational comfort.
The BARKE® rudder is the solution if you are looking to invest in today and tomorrow. The progressively operating flap linkage system is contained in a fully enclosed, grease-lubricated BARKE® housing. This results in minimum wear on the linkage components and eliminates the risk of sand entry or the problems caused by contact with floating objects or ice.
Install the original BARKE® rudder and reap the benefits for many years to come.

Specifcations

ADVANTAGES

Why choose BARKE® Rudder:

  • Fail-safe due to linkage overload protection
  • Excellent manoeuvring and course-keeping
  • Low noise and vibration free operation
  • Cavitation reduced to an absolute minimum
  • 45º rudder angle
  • 100º flap angle
  • Low maintenance
  • Flap overload protection
  • Long service life

Application

Best suited to oceangoing vessels in the medium-speed range:

  • AHTS and deep sea anchor handlers
  • Container feeders
  • Multipurpose vessels
  • Dredgers
  • Ro-Pax ferries
  • Passenger vessels
  • Large yachts and fishing research vessels

Package

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Robust, compact and exceptionally reliable, they have been designed to keep heat and noise to a minimum.

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Bulb

Retrofit-Bulb

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The installation of a rudder bulb results in reduced rotational losses of the propeller and a higher thrust at high loads.

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Barke Optimised Steering System (BOSS™)

BOSS

The BOSS is able to calculate the rudder forces for specific angles, which are not measured or displayed by any of the ship’s navigation systems.

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