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Chris Berry, Flexiteek Deputy CEO Retires

Press Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 05/06/2024. Flexiteek International has announced the retirement of Chris Berry, their Deputy CEO, based in the UK. The announcement comes five years after Flexiteek acquired Wilks (Rubber Plastics) MFGS Co. Ltd based in Tollesbury, where Chris had been joint Managing Director with his brother Scott Berry. Wilks was started […]

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De Antonio D37 Alinghi Redbull Racing Launches on Water

The limited edition De Antonio D37 Alinghi Red Bull Racing boat was recently launched on the water, consequently capturing attention worldwide. Unveiled at boot 2024, the boat was developed as a tribute to the sailing racing team to the Alinghi sailing team, who recently clinched victory in the America’s Cup. With only 37 units being […]

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Chris Berry, Flexiteek Deputy CEO Retires

Chris Berry, the Deputy CEO of Flexiteek International has recently announced his retirement. This news follows over four decades of dedication and an exceptional contribution to the marine industry. The announcement comes five years after Flexiteek acquired Wilks (Rubber Plastics) MFGS Co. Ltd based in Tollesbury, where Chris had been joint Managing Director with his […]

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Summer Celebration with the Flexiteek International Ltd Team

Once again, the Flexiteek International Ltd team which is based in Tollesbury, Essex, enjoyed another summer celebration on May 31st.  This much anticipated event is the equivalent to a Christmas celebration, with the same high spirits, while hopefully enjoying better weather. Unfortunately, the English weather did not allow the team this pleasure, but a good […]

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Decking Designs: Transform your Boat with Flexiteek

Flexiteek is known for its innovation worldwide, but this isn’t limited to just the product itself, it also extends to the expert teams that install Flexiteek. Our global distributor network are responsible for high quality, finished synthetic teak decks that suit the boat’s practical requirements and the design brief. The style of the deck can […]

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New Flexiteek Jacuzzis on Upgraded Beloved Cruise Ship

Flexiteek is not just for boat decking! The impressive Birka Gotland cruise ship has recently been updated and improved and is ready to set sail once more. Now featuring its two new Jacuzzis fitted with Flexiteek in Teak with Black Caulking! The recently updated pleasure cruiser, Birka Gotland, is set to offer cruises from Stockholm […]

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The De Antonio D37 at boot 2024 with Wilks Fendering

The prestigious sailing racing team, Alinghi, recently won the America’s Cup representing the Swiss club Société Nautique de Genéve. Since then, De Antonio Yachts unveiled at boot 2024 their latest addition to the fleet of the D37 Alinghi Redbull racing as a tribute to the team. This exquisite vessel, was showcased at the boot 2024 […]

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Arcona 50: European Yacht of the Year 2024

This weekend at the European Yacht of the Year 2024 at boot Düsseldorf, the Arcona 50 was awarded the Best Luxury Cruiser amongst other fierce competition. Flexiteek is proud to feature on the latest flagship of the Arcona fleet. Especially in such a gorgeous combination of Flexiteek 2G Bleached with Grey caulking. The Arcona 50 […]

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Flexiteek on D50 Coupé: Best for Family Winner at BOB 2023

On the 30th of November in Berlin, renowned as the water capital of the world, Boat & Fun Berlin was underway. During one evening in the middle of the show’s four day run, the Best Of Boats 2023 (BOB) awards took centre stage. They unveiled winners across a variety of different categories in the presence […]

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The Impact of Your Decking Choice

Choices are everywhere in life; what to eat for breakfast: what to do today, what decking to select for your boat, although these choices vary in the degree of impact, but each one is important! For example, when you decide to use Flexiteek 2G for your boat deck, it doesn’t mean you only get a […]

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High praise for the Arcona 50 featuring Flexiteek

The Arcona 50 recently debuted at the Orust Sailboat Show in August 2023. She has been met with praise around the world. Flexiteek is proud to feature on the latest flagship of the Arcona fleet in a gorgeous combination of Bleached with Grey caulking. This is the first model designed by both Jeppesen & Pons. […]

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Flexiteek and Wilks are Attending METSTRADE 2023

Flexiteek is back at METSTRADE 2023. Flexiteek will be present at two stands for this year, including main Spanish distributor, Baitra and Flexiteek international. The Flexiteek stand will also display market-leading marine fendering, Wilks. The Flexiteek International team have decades of expertise and will be ready to answer any questions that visitors may have regarding […]

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Managing Quality Control

Consistent quality is integral to the Flexiteek 2G and Wilks production process. One that we try hard to maintain throughout the many stages of our product production. One crucial factor that determines the quality we achieve is the teamwork amongst the different departments across the business. The people here are essential to our company, from sales to […]

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Protecting Animals with World Land Trust

Flexiteek is proud to work with the World Land Trust! Despite supporting their ‘Plant A Tree’ programme, trees are not the only wildlife supported. As well as having a positive impact on the environment, the planted trees expand fragmented habitats for birds, reptiles and mammals that have been forced into increasingly smaller areas. This wider […]

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Flexiteek to Attend IBEX 2023

Flexiteek USA has announced it’s plan to attend IBEX 2023. Flexiteek will be represented by both a main Flexiteek distributor, World Panel Products and a Flexiteek International themselves. Both teams are experts on the market-leading synthetic teak decking and will be more than happy to help and answer any questions the shows’ visitors may have. […]

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Moving Away From Hardwood and How Flexiteek Can Help

Becoming a Sustainable Business Here at Flexiteek, we take our responsibilities to the environment very seriously and are constantly improving and developing as a business to limit our environmental impact on the earth. We are working hard to strengthen our regular contributions to the ‘Plant A Tree’ Programme with World Land Trust and recently, Wilks, […]

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Aquadex to Attend Boatica 2023

Flexiteek’s main South African distributor, Aquadex, is heading to Boatica Cape Town 2023. Aquadex will be available to answer any Flexiteek questions of the 5,000 plus visitors that attend the show every year. Boatica, in Cape Town, South Africa is equal parts informational and entertaining. With an outstanding amount of interactive events including test sail […]

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Bonaventura Attending Grand Pavois La Rochelle 2023

Flexiteek’s main distributor in France, Bonaventura, is making its way to the Grand Pavois La Rochelle 2023 in September. The team will be on hand again this year to answer your questions about your synthetic teak decking needs. The large boat show welcomes nearly 800 brands and 750 boats! It encourages everyone to come and […]

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World Land Trust: Atlantic Forest Profile

Flexiteek and World Land Trust’s partnership is well documented. Since 2020, Flexiteek has funded the planting and nurturing of more than 33000 trees through WLT’s Plant a Tree programme. This blog series will explore where these trees are planted and why these areas are so significant to protect. In this update, we would like to […]

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Meet The Team: James King, Warranty and Claims Manager

Meet James King, a warranty and claims manager for Flexiteek and Wilks products. Tell us about your background. What did you do before joining the Wilks team? I am a fully qualified motor mechanic. However due to back problems, I came out of the workshop and joined customer facing roles for various car companies. Whilst […]

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World Land Trust: Elephant Corridor Profile

Flexiteek and World Land Trust’s (WLT) partnership is well documented. Since 2020 Flexiteek has funded the planting and nurturing of more than 32,000 trees through WLT’s Plant a Tree programme. This blog series will explore where these trees are planted and why these areas are so significant to protect. In this update, we would like […]

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World Land Trust Supports Armenia

Flexiteek and World Land Trust’s partnership is well documented. Since 2020, Flexiteek has funded the planting and nurturing of more than 32000 trees through WLT’s Plant a Tree programme. This blog series will explore where these trees are planted and why these areas are so significant to protect. In this update, we would like to […]

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Discover the Stunning Colours for your Flexiteek Deck

Your boat should be your boat. Designed exactly how you like it. That’s why Flexiteek values flexibility and choice. Carefully developed colour ranges, from natural teak colours to more modern and trendy tones which amount to over 30 different colour options for your decking. All colours have natural timber texture and graining, which gives it […]

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Flexiteek Appoints a New European Sales Manager

Press Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/07/2023 Flexiteek International has announced that Chris Pannell has been appointed as European Sales Manager. Chris, who will be based at the company’s British headquarters in Essex, joined Flexiteek in May 2023 and previously worked as a marine distributor in the UK supplying a wide range of products to […]

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Reforesting Our World With World Land Trust

The Importance of Addressing Deforestation and Supporting World Land Trust Environmental issues are being discussed more than ever. And rightly so! We lose nearly 5 million hectares of forest land annually (SOURCE: Hannah Ritchie). Every industry plays its part in this, including marine, with many boats and yachts being made of wood. Traditionally, there has […]

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Wilks Wins Excellence in Exporting Award

The British Marine Trades Association (BMTA) awards took place at The Grand, Southampton on Monday 12th June. The event was sponsored by A-Plan Insurance, Marine Resources, Barton Marine, Barrus, ASAP Supplies and Deep Blue Cloud DMS. The evening’s award announcements started with the David Coleman Excellence in Exporting Award, presented by Barton Marine’s CEO Suzanne Blaustone […]

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30,000 Trees Planted by Flexiteek

Flexiteek International has funded the planting of over 30,000 trees. This was facilitated by World Land Trust (WLT) and their programme ‘Plant a Tree’.   This collaboration was first announced in 2020 in celebration of Flexiteek’s 20th anniversary. The environmental pledge made was to donate £5 for every 10m² of Flexiteek 2G synthetic teak sold […]

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Fund for Cantiere del Pardo Employees Affected by Italian floods

Extensive flooding and bad weather have negatively affected millions of lives in North-Eastern Italy, specifically the Emilia-Romagna region. This area is home to 4.45 million people; homes have been destroyed, lives disrupted and for some people, they have lost family and friends. The floods settled after 3 days, but the damage left behind across the […]

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We’re Making Earth Day Every Day at Flexiteek

As a small business and market leader, Flexiteek acknowledges its responsibility to the environment. To try and help to limit the environmental impact of Flexiteek and the wider marine sector, we set out in 2020 to partner with World Land Trust. For the same reason, we developed a clear mission to donate £5 for every […]

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