CARBON GANGWAYS

With the numerous tastings to insure safety for users, GS Composite developed the perfect structure, hi-tech, ultra light and resistant carbon gangway.

GS Composite carbon gangways are a leap forward in nautical accessory design and are the first gangways manufactured by the VARTM system. Their extraordinary design, technological innovation and practical value launched GS Composite carbon gangways into the top tier of nautical equipment manufacturers and are now a must-have aftermarket accessory.

In 2009 they were awarded with The Prestigious DAME Award for Design and Functionality.

Carbon gangway

advantages

Advantages of GS Composite gangways at glance

  • Extremely light and easy to use.
  • Square shape prevents any wrapping on the torsion.
  • 0 % corrosion.
  • Non-slip finish on a walking surface certified for the nautical industry.
  • Integrated, acid free wheels adjusted for lifting rope.
  • Unique, acid free aluminium male deck fitting and hinges.
  • Head of gangways is designed not to get in contact with boat even when moving.
  • Gangways are processed on a full surface.
  • Easy theft protection with safety female fitting.
  • Possible customization with color, teak, boat name…
  • Low profile design provides simple and thin storage.
  • GS Composite gangways float on water!
  • Made in the EU.

gangway models

Choosing the right gangway is simple, because we offer carbon gangways from 200 cm and up to 320 cm. Different models offer diversity so picking the right gangway is easy.

All models are made in the same aluminum mold. They are made entirely from carbon fiber and have a non-slip finish on a walking surface. There are different models (based on the color). Structurally all models are the same. 

Carbon gangway GS Composite

Full carbon

Model FULL CARBON is ideal for boats owners who appreciate quality and technical perfection. The basic white color of the gangway assures protection against long sun exposure. 

The FULL CARBON model is in basic white color and non-slip finish is in light/dark grey color (or any other color of non-slip finish).

Length: 200, 220, 260, 320 cm

Prestige carbon

Model PRESTIGE CARBON will satisfy even the most demanding boat owners who appreciate not only quality, but also high design.

Visible carbon fiber on the full surface gives an exquisite look of a technically completed gangway. The gangway is coated with a special transparent UV resistant finish, protecting the gangway from UV radiation or sea damage. 

Length: 200, 220, 260, 320 cm 

Carbon gangway GS Composite
Carbon gangway GS Composite

Carbon look

CARBON LOOK gangway has visible carbon fiber on the top of the gangway and gives the exquisite look of a boat name and design in carbon fibers. Bottom of the gangway is in white color

Non-slip finish is in light/dark grey color (or any other color of non-slip finish).

Length: 200, 220, 260, 320 cm 

Dark blue line

DARK BLUE LINE gangway is a version of model Full carbon with added dark blue pigment (RAL 5011) in the production process. This line suits perfectly to all dark blue boats.

Non-slip finish is in light/dark grey color (or any other color of non-slip finish).

Length: 200, 220, 260, 320 cm 

GALLERY – DARK BLUE LINE

Carbon gangway GS Composite
Carbon gangway GS Composite

Custom color gangway

CUSTOM COLOR model can be produced in any color (via RAL chart), enabling the gangway and the boat to be fully matching.

This model is ideal for boat owners who appreciate quality and technical perfection.

Length: 200, 220, 260, 320 cm 

Teak look

The TEAK LOOK model of carbon gangway is ideal for boat owners who like teak, but they don’t like its weight. Model TEAK LOOK looks like it has teak on a walking surface, but it is a non-slip finish in brown color. It doesn’t add any weight on the carbon gangway and it is not slippery. Design can be customized, so it matches perfectly with the boat.

Length: 200, 220, 260, 320 cm

Carbon gangway GS Composite
Carbon gangway GS Composite

Carbon gangway with teak

Carbon gangway with TEAK on the walking surface is perfect for boat owners who would have a lot of teak on the boat and would like to have most things on the boat in TEAK.

Boat name/logo can be included on the teak surface. Color of caulking can be discussed with customers, we always try to adjust it to the existing color on the boat.

Length: 200, 220, 260, 320 cm 

technical data

Length:
200 cm
220 cm
260 cm
260 cm
260 cm
Width:
35 cm
35 cm
35 cm
45 cm
45 cm
Type:
solid
foldable
foldable
foldable
foldable
Weight:
6,5 kg
8 kg
9 kg
15,5 kg
16,5 kg
Static load capacity:
250 kg
350 kg
350 kg
350 kg
350 kg

accessories

Carefully designed GS Composite accessories make these gangways even more versatile.

Different female stainless steel fittings assure a proper and safe fixture on varying boats. All gangways have installed aluminum men fixing part Ø 25 mm. This is proper for standard female deck fitting. On some boats it is recommendable to use more female fixing parts because of high and low tide.

Female deck fitting
Female deck fitting

Standard female deck fitting.

Material: stainless steel

Female deck fitting
Safety female deck fitting with wire rope

Safety female deck fitting has hole which is already prepared for wire rope. Gangway can be locked directly on the female fitting.

Material: stainless steel

female deck fitting
Mirror female deck fitting

With this fitting gangway can have a different incline.

Material: stainless steel

Cover for fitting
Cover for fitting

Cover for fitting is an ideal solution for keeping the female deck fitting clean from water and dirt when the gangway is not in use. Cover can be used on all female fittings.

Cover is easily removed with a special pin that comes in the package.

storage bag for gangway
Storage bag

Extremely durable bag protect the gangways, and yachts, from scratches even when stored in a lower deck or locker among other equipment.

Smart lock
Smart lock

Smart lock (safety side fixation) is an innovation for turning a foldable gangway into a solid model.

Carbon handrails
Carbon handrails​

For an even safer way on the boat, the gangway can be equipped with lightweight carbon handrails on the left or right side.

Stabilization wheels gangway
Male T-part stabilization wheels

Stabilization wheels are appropriate for wider gangways (45 cm). They help stabilize the front part of the gangway.

Carbon trapeze
Carbon Trapeze​

For using a gangway on a lifting line, carbon trapeze is the perfect choice.

customization

All GS composite carbon gangways can be fully customize. With boat name, your logo or special design each gangway is unique

Carbon gangway Chip
Name of the boat or logo on the gangway

All models can be customized with a boat’s name, logo, registration number… Boat name on the gangway and special design makes the gangway unique. You can send us the name of the boat and fonts or send us a good photo of name and we will prepare few suggestions for gangway design and together we find the perfect design for you.

Designs for gangways
Design on the gangway

All gangways comes with chosen design. We are offering some of standard designs.  Presented designs are already included in price.

Non slip finish gangway
 Non-slip finish

GS Composite’s special non-slip finish not only provides a safe and unique passage to the boat. Top of the gangway is coated with polyurethane non-slip finish, available in different colors, certified for the nautical industry, with small rubber parts for better grip. This provides safe boarding especially when wet. No special maintenance is required on any non-slip finish.

Carbon gangway green foldable
Custom color

To provide a perfect color match of gangway to the boat, all gangways are available in any custom color via RAL Chart.