Raw materials

Mahogany and Teak for yacht building

Feel the warmth and enjoy the beauty, which radiates from these exotic woods.

Raw material wood

There are things, which are not easy to describe - you have to feel and enjoy them:

Nevertheless, we would like to take this opportunity to explain to you just why we consider exotic woods as the ideal raw material for yachts.

Raw material wood

Teak

Teak (Tectona grandis) is also known as the "King of wood".

Raw material wood

Teak

Teak (Tectona grandis) is also known as the "King of wood".

OriginSouth Asian mainland, from India to Indochina and Java
Description Teak grows up to 40 m (130 ft) high.
The trunks can be branch-free up to 20 m (70 ft) and have a diameter of between 0,4 m (1 ft) and 1,0 m (3 ft), but are often not perfectly round.
The sapwood is narrow and grey.
The heartwood is yellow, later light to dark brown and is striped by black veins.
The spring wood pores are clearly marked.
Characteristics The dry width averages approx. 0,64 g/cm³.
It droops slightly.
The wood is easy to handle.
It is very durable.
Durability Teak is extremely weather resistant as well as resistant against fungus and insects.
Uses Teak is a building wood e.g. for interiors and exteriors.
We use it to a large extent for the deck.

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