The Original Stainless Steel Anti-Chafe Pads

Protect your boat or yacht from chafe damage caused by lines, sheets and ropes.

Wear And Tear Pads are the original and first of the type on the market. We have continuously refined and improved our pads based on real-world customer feedback. Wear And Tear Pads have been positively reviewed by most of the world’s leading boating magazines.
No More Gelcoat Damage

Eliminate damage to gelcoat and varnished surfaces caused by chafe from lines and ropes. Our pads are made from ultra-thin marine-grade stainless steel sheets with the world’s leading 3M VHB self-adhesive backing system. Unlike other anti-chafe products made of carbon fibre, Kevlar, PTFE, Pur Clear etc. — our stainless steel pads are guaranteed to never wear through.

No More Gelcoat Damage

Eliminate damage to gelcoat and varnished surfaces caused by chafe from lines and ropes. Our pads are made from ultra-thin marine-grade stainless steel sheets with the world’s leading 3M VHB self-adhesive backing system. Unlike other anti-chafe products made of carbon fibre, Kevlar, PTFE, Pur Clear etc. — our stainless steel pads are guaranteed to never wear through.

Long-Lasting Chafe Protection

Wear And Tear Pads provide super-durable gelcoat protection against chafe caused by sheets and furling lines and also to many other areas subjected to chafe on boats and yachts. Easy to fit and visually attractive, they unobtrusively protect your cockpit, cabin sides and hull from rope chafe damage.

Lasting Chafe Protection

Wear And Tear Pads provide super-durable gelcoat protection against chafe caused by sheets and furling lines and also to many other areas subjected to chafe on boats and yachts. Easy to fit and visually attractive, they unobtrusively protect your cockpit, cabin sides and hull from rope chafe damage.

Many Applications

In addition to preventing rope chafe (e.g. bow and stern lines, halyards, jib sheets, fender lines, etc.), there are many other places where Wear And Tear Pads can add significant protection. Consider adding to a foredeck to prevent spinnaker pole damage, or to the bow to hide and avoid accidental damage — even to interior woodwork in high risk areas.

Many Applications

In addition to preventing rope chafe (e.g. bow and stern lines, halyards, jib sheets, fender lines, etc.), there are many other places where Wear And Tear Pads can add significant protection. Consider adding to a foredeck to prevent spinnaker pole damage, or to the bow to hide and avoid accidental damage — even to interior woodwork in high risk areas.

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Wear And Tear Pads Features
  • Supplied ready to fit immediately   
  • Long lasting protection to gelcoat and varnished surfaces
  • No screws or fixing necessary unlike normal “rubbing strakes”.
  • Securely bonded in position (but removable if required)
  • Quick and easy to fit
  • Visually attractive in polished marine grade stainless steel
  • Unobtrusive stainless steel, used universally on boats and yachts
  • Particularly suitable for sheets and furling lines
  • Unlike other chafe pads, guaranteed never to wear  through
Specifications
  • Two convenient sizes: 2” x 6”  (50mm x 150mm) and 2” x 9” (50mm x 225mm)
  • Ultra thin, flexible, marine grade Stainless Steel to AISI 316
  • The world’s best 3M adhesive VHB backing tape
  • Easy peel corners for backing tape removal
Two Convenient Sizes
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