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Flexiteek Opens New Headquarters in Sweden

After more than 23 years in their original production facility, Flexiteek International AB has moved to a brand new state-of-the-art headquarters in Fagersta, Sweden.  This exciting move represents a significant investment by Flexiteek AB and its owners, Watrium, in response to growing global product demand whilst also supporting Flexiteek manufacturing hubs in the UK and […]


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 […]


Flexiteek at Allt för sjön 2024

Flexiteek is back at Allt för sjön 2024! Allt För Sjön is the trade fair that inaugurates the boating season in March each year and has been starting the boating season in Sweden since 1922! This show will be open from the 7th to the 10th of March with a short interlude in between and […]


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 […]


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 […]


Flexiteek at Boot Düsseldorf 2024

Flexiteek is back at Boot Düsseldorf 2024! Boot Düsseldorf is the largest international water sports show in the world, and takes place in Düsseldorf, Germany. This spectacular event gives you ample time to explore its vast offering of 16 exhibition halls and 1,500 exhibitors from a wide range of suppliers worldwide. Running for nine days […]


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 […]


Why Flexiteek is the Perfect Choice For You!

When it comes to your deck we understand the need for quality materials to ensure your deck is stunning and durable. With so many different deck options on the market, we delve into why Flexiteek 2G is the perfect choice for your boat. LOOKS THAT LAST Flexiteek is renowned for being the leading synthetic alternative […]


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 […]


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 […]


Saving Aquatic Life: Cleaning Your Boat Deck Responsibly

When cleaning your deck, it is important to protect the marine environment that surrounds us. It is also important to be mindful of the potential harm to aquatic life during certain cleaning processes. Using eco-friendly practices is crucial to maintaining the cleanliness of our waterways. This applies not only to when cleaning your boat on […]


Flexiteek Deck Designer: Design it your way!

Looking to customise your deck but don’t know where to start? Our Flexiteek Deck Designer might be the solution you are looking for. We understand the struggle when choosing your new deck to compliment your boat. Especially when you want it to reflect your personal preferences and lifestyle. Flexiteek’s Boat Deck Designer is the perfect […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Flexiteek Win Sustainable Business Award

Flexiteek International AB won the Sustainable Business Award at The Enterprize Gala in Fagersta, Sweden, yesterday. Our CEO Tomas Gustafsson picked up the award from Johanna Landin from Almi Mälardalen and Advisor Stefan Jansson. This was the first gala event in Fagerstra, so we are delighted to be the first business recognised for the work […]


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 […]


Flexiteek Features on Award Winners

Flexiteek is proud to see Flexiteek synthetic teak feature on winning boats across three prestigious awards. This January saw the return of the highly awaited award ceremonies at boot Dusseldorf. The international show provides the perfect location and backdrop for the awards, attracting international visitors besides some elite boating names. European Powerboat of the Year Awards – 2023 […]


Flexiteek Sustainability Commitment During 2022

Flexiteek International has continued its commitment to plant trees throughout 2022 in partnership with World Land Trust. More than 7,000 trees have been planted around the world during the year. This full year commitment has grown the total number of trees we’ve funded to over 25,500 with WLT through its Plant a Tree Programme. In 2020 […]


Flexiteek 2G Wins at Build4Asia Awards 2022

Flexiteek 2G wins the Outstanding Building Materials (Premier) Award at the Build4Asia awards, within the Innovation category. Organised jointly by Build4Asia and PRC Magazine, the Awards celebrate the achievements, innovations and developments within the building industry. Running for 39 years, Build4Asia has been one of the most trusted sourcing platforms for the building industries in […]


Flexiteek Distributor Meeting 2022

In November, our Flexiteek distributors joined us in the Netherlands for our highly awaited Flexiteek distributor meeting. Our first global face-to-face meeting since 2019, the weekend, was hosted in Sneek, The Netherlands. We were delighted to be joined by over 15 of our distributors and their teams for the meeting. Steve Moore, Marketing Manager, hoisted […]


Flexiteek Fund 20,000 trees!

Flexiteek International has funded over 20,000 trees in partnership with the World Land Trust (WLT) and its Plant a Tree Programme. In 2020 Flexiteek announced its environmental pledge. To fund the planting of one tree for every 10m2 of Flexiteek 2G synthetic teak sold worldwide. Over two years later, the partnership continues to grow, with […]


Flexiteek at 17,600 feet

Jeff Davies is the President of World Panel Products, and our American Flexiteek distributor. He is also the man who has set himself the challenge of trekking to Everest Base Camp in April 2022. Jeff Davies and Richard Slinkman, from Miami, will be trekking to the Everest Base Camp this Spring in order to raise […]


Sørvind: Southern Wind to the Mediterranean

The decidedly Nordic nameboard Sørvind graces the latest launch from Southern Wind Shipyard. It’s suitable, too. In her owner’s words, he wanted “a high-performance bluewater yacht for fast and comfortable sailing that embodies a Nordic Cool spirit.” Sørvind is the fifth hull in the shipyard’s SW105 series, which includes recent deliveries like Taniwha. The team behind the series includes Nauta […]


Practical Boat Owner – How to fit Flexiteek decking: Swan 43 Owner explains he did it.

For the full article, please visit How to fit Flexiteek decking: Swan 43 owner explains how he did it (pbo.co.uk) Giles Fraser takes on the challenging but rewarding task of replacing the teak deck on his Swan 43 ketch Elisabeth with Flexiteek synthetic decking… When we bought Elisabeth, our Nautor’s Swan 43ft ketch, in 2006 she […]


Motor Boat & Yachting 2022 Motor Boat Awards

Sunseeker 65 Sport Yacht wins the ‘Sportscruisers over 45ft’ award at this year’s Motor Boat & Yachting Awards. The sport yacht went against the Absolute 48 Coupe, Evo R6 Open and Solaris 48 Power in the sports cruisers over 45ft category. It’s no surprise that Sunseekers 65 Sport Yacht came out on top. With its […]


Knut Heiberg-Andersen Joins Global Marine Business Advisors

Knut Heiberg-Andersen, Co-Chairmen and Mentor at Windy Boats and Board Member of Flexiteek International joins Global Marine Business Advisors (GMBA) as a Consultant representing Norway. The good news follows Heiberg-Andersen’s recent lifetime achievement award at the 2021 Motorboats Awards for his exceptional contribution to the industry. GMBA is a network of independent marine industry advisors […]


Knut Heiberg-Anderson – Board Member, Flexiteek International

Congratulations to Knut Heiberg-Anderson who is the Co-Chairman of Windy Boats and a Board Member of Flexiteek International for receiving a lifetime achievement award at this years Motor Boat Awards. https://www.youtube.com/watch?fbclid=IwAR1ynV4i2fNYj19fcIzOvkJ6KKVHu7Md1Z4B5P_jIhu183BmauSdV4yzjRE&v=dG75R6MSCXA&feature=youtu.be For more Flexiteek new, please visit here.


World Land Trust – Corporate Sponsorship

In 2020, Flexiteek produced 73,589m² of decking. (Equivalent to the size of 12 Football Pitches) In partnership with World Land Trust (WLT), we have donated £5 for every 10m² of decking produced which has resulted in 7358 trees being planted. Flexiteek are pleased to be working with World Land Trust for a second year during […]



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