There is no comparison to the old track I used to use.

I sailed with Tides Marine Track on my Class-A sloop “Red Stripe” in Best of the Best Regatta in Nassau, December 2018. On the track from Tides Marine… the difference is like night and day. It is absolutely perfect. I enjoy it so much and thanks to Tides Marine for allowing us to have them.

Hey Jeff, I want to say to you; the track is perfect. There is no comparison with the old track I used to use. I appreciate it very much thanks to you and hope to see you in the Bahamas soon. The sail slides up and down, not a problem at all.

Very Impressive,
Captain Lundy Robinson, Nassau

Read what satisfied customers have to say about Tides Marine

We wouldn’t raise our reef or mainsail without Tides Marine.

Jeff, For 48,000 nautical miles, over thirteen years of world sailing, we have relied on Tides Marine SailTrack and Slide Systems. From heaving-to in South Pacific gales, beating south to New Zealand, to 28 days of steady tradewind sailing across the Atlantic Ocean –...

The Tides Marine sail track is “magic.” Enough said.

Crazy Partner just installed a new sail track from Tides Marine. Bahamian Racing Sloops start at anchor with sails down, so sail track makes a huge difference in getting away fast from the starting line. At the February 2020 Farmers Cay Regatta, Crazy Partner jumped...

Exceptionally helpful; tracked down cause and delivered remedy.

When I recently bought a "new to me" yacht, it was fitted with a tides marine series one shaft seal. After some work done to rectify shaft alignment issues, the seal developed a leak. The cause was not obvious but the people at Tides Marine were exceptionally helpful....

20 flawless years in, zero failure after 45,000 operating hours.

I have used the Tides Marine rudder dripless seal on my commercial fishing vessel in Alaska for 20 years and 45,000 hrs of operations without failure. Just ordered a new one to bring everything back up to new specs and look forward to another 20 yrs of flawless...

Very impressive. Quick response and the issue resolved ASAP!

My Tides Marine track was installed in 2003 on our high performance, home built cat. Over the years, it has served us and the previous owner well with our 450 sq ft High Aspect main on a 43 foot wingmast. The large full battened fathead main slides up and down easily....

Strong Track keeps our mainsail dependable and I trust it.

Sailing Vessel "Carlyn" is a 61ft yawl, built in 1996 and designed and built by the Scarano Brothers in Albany, NY. She has been sailing her entire life here in the Salish Sea of Washington State and in the Inside Passage of British Columbia. We sail with children,...

18 years and 10,000 hours on my seal: thanks for the dry bilge.

Hi Dennis and thank you. Here is an update on my Tides Marine dripless shaft seal. So 18 years and 10,000 engine hours ago I got my first Tides Shaft seal. We are on our second one now, and I noticed for the first time that there was a little leak, a little salt on...

With gratitude for your generosity, professionalism, and staff.

Tides Marine, Thank you for donating the SailTrack system for “Ithaka,” our new Swan 441. Ithaka is the flagship of the Washington Yacht Club. Getting the mast usable for sailing was the key obstacle in getting this boat usable for our students and members. Your...

Excellent service and a firm that stands behind their products.

Dear Dennis, You will recall that we had correspondence last year with respect to a Strong Shaft Seal that refused to seal completely. You sent me a new unit, which I was unable to install until this spring. I wrote to you on May 13th that I had installed the seal and...

Sail that sets beautifully, and service to be proud of.

Dear Tides Marine, In 2010 we had a Tides Marine sail slide/track system installed in Fort Lauderdale. We now cruise the West Coast of Mexico and love the system. We use a sail cradle, with lazy jacks and let me tell you when we drop the main stand back. It comes...

A stand-out in customer service, an experience not often found.

Jeff, My name is Jeff Stack and I run a small custom sailboat service company out of Chicago (Chicago Marine Group LLC). My company takes on the projects that many of the boat yards do not want to tackle; cutlass bearings, installing davits, re-power & gen-set...

Lead Times Update:

Due to increases in demand, current lead times have been extended.

Standard SureSeals and Rudder Bearings not in stock: 10-12 business days
Standard Upper Bearings not in stock: 12-15 business days
Custom Parts (excluding Sailtracks): 28 business days

Sailtracks: 3-5 business days

We appreciate your understanding.

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