Ch. Wilke & Co.
Yachtwerft & Bootsservice
Untere Ey 4
Tel. +41 33 847 17 70
Fax +41 33 847 17 71
Olympic Games London 2012
Ben Ainslie wins fourth sailing gold medal!
Rolex Miami OCR 2012
Winner Zach Railey sails with Wilke mast!
Gold Cup, Perth 2011
Giles Scott takes again Gold with Wilke mast!
Sail for Gold, Weymouth 2010
Winner Giles Scott sails with Wilke Finn mast!
Silver Cup, San Francisco 2010
Luke Lawrence takes Gold with Wilke Finn mast!
Gold Cup, Copenhagen 2009
Winner Jonas Hoegh-Christiansen sails with Wilke Finn mast!
Olympic Games, Beijing 2008
Wilke Finn mast on the Olympic podium!
Gold for Ben Ainslie
Silver for Zach Railey
The design of a Wilke Wingmast as Ben Ainslie and most other Finncracks are
using, is an evolution over the last three years. The key to the success was a analytical investigation performed by Sébastian Schmidt and DYNE Engineering, where FE-models and advanced structural composite calculation have been emploied. There after came the set-up of an entire manufacturing process that is capable of producing highperformance carbon spars to very tight tolerances. Our new dynamic mast-testrigg alowes us to establish even the dynamic behaviour of different masts, and study further improvments of our mast, so that in the future the winners are still using Wilke Wingmasts.
At Wilke Swiss Marine Composites we trust in preimpregnated carbon from the Advanced Composites Group, one of the leading Prepreg manufacturers. A Finnmast, that posesses the exact bending, twisting and dynamic behaviour that an athlet asks for is the result of a carefull selection of the Carbon fibre, the resin type and contet, as well as a sophisticated layup. The quality management at Wilke Swiss Marine Composites ensures that the strict tollerances in the manufacturing process are met.
Based on the experience of over 800 built masts and the feedback of european-, world- and olympic champions, we are able to tailor a mast exactly to your need. You supply us with the longitudinal and transverse bending characteristics you wish to have, and we deliver the finshed, mast directly to you - worldwide.. That's Wilke Swiss Marine Composites for you!
Ben Ainslie, olypmic gold medal 2004, 2008 and 2012
Mateusz Kusznierewicz, olympic broncemedal 2004
Tel. +41 33 847 17 70
Fax. +41 33 847 17 71