HUB EXTENSION ADDS 1.5″ TO SCHMITT & ONGARO POLYURETHANE WHEELS

Whether to increase leg room, optimize a standing position or provide added clearance for improved dash access and visibility, Schmitt & Ongaro Marine’s Aluminum Hub Extension is the solution OEMs and boat owners need. It works with any of the company’s polyurethane marine steering wheels, doubling the depth of the hub mounting space with an added 1.5″.

The Aluminum Hub Extension is simple to install. The wheel is removed and the durable, marine grade, black powder-coated collar bolted onto its place. Then, the wheel is repositioned and reconnected to the extension. All hardware is included.

Schmitt & Ongaro Marine’s Aluminum Hub Extension has an MSRP of $28.65.

For over 60 years, Schmitt & Ongaro has manufactured superior quality marine parts and is renowned for its robust product warranties. Its lineup includes steering wheels, horns, wiper systems, control arms and knobs, and accessories.

Contact Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products, 1001 Ranck Mill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602. 866-724-6488 (866-SCHMITT); Fax: 866-329-7679 (866-FAXSMSW). sales@schmittsteering.com. www.schmittongaromarine.com.

NOTE: This is an aluminum hub extension which must be utilized with an aluminum hub.

CAST STAINLESS STEEL STEERING WHEELS WILL LIKELY OUTLIVE BOAT

Quality craftsmanship and a feel of stability is immediately noticed when grasping a Schmitt & Ongaro Vision Elite or Vision FX marine steering wheel. Ideal for any boat, they’re attractive, yet incredibly strong and durable.

At home on the primary or secondary helm of a fresh or saltwater boat, the Vision Elite and Vision FX are cast from 316 stainless steel for low maintenance. Highly polished, they feature a classic three-spoke design with finger grip rims for control in wet weather or when steering one-handed. Available in 13.5″ and 15.5″ diameters, they have a 22° dish for ample dash offset and install on an industry standard 3/4″ tapered shaft for maximum rigidity.

The Vision Elite has an all-stainless steel knob mounted on a spoke for ergonomics and precision glass ball bearings for long-lived, smooth-spinning action. Likewise, the Vision FX is available with or without a stainless steel control knob with black cap and flange bearings. Both carry a lifetime anti-corrosion warranty.

Perfect for OEM or refit, Schmitt & Ongaro’s Vision Elite wheels have MSRP starting prices of $240.40; Vision FX wheels without control knob, $174.80, and with, $218.50.

Contact Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products, 1001 Ranck Mill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602. 866-724-6488 (866-SCHMITT); Fax: 866-329-7679 (866-FAXSMSW). sales@schmittsteering.com. www.schmittongaromarine.com.

 

PREMIUM QUALITY PU STEERING WHEEL SAME COST AS PLASTIC

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Schmitt & Ongaro Marine introduces a high-quality aluminum and polyurethane marine steering wheel with a price point that’s competitive with all-plastic models. The exceptional yet economical Torcello Lite by Stella provides a sure, solid command of the helm and fits with any boat décor.

The Torcello Lite is made to the same high, demanding standards for which the Stella brand is renowned. Boatbuilders can upgrade from a basic plastic marine steering wheel to this premium quality version, with minimal impact to the boat’s final cost.

The 13″ Torcello Lite features three satin silver or black anodized aluminum spokes with stylish cut-outs. The ergonomic grip is cowhide leather-textured black polyurethane with accent areas having the look of perforated leather. Its black center cap can be upgraded to chromed ABS for an additional charge. It has a plastic hub with a 3/4″ tapered bore.

Schmitt & Ongaro’s Torcello Lite has an MSRP of $89.95.

Stella is a line of polyurethane steering wheels by Schmitt & Ongaro. Known for its superior customer service, the company is the industry’s foremost maker of innovative and exceptional quality marine accessories.

Contact Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products, 1001 Ranck Mill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602. 866-724-6488 (866-SCHMITT); Fax: 866-329-7679 (866-FAXSMSW). sales@schmittsteering.com. www.schmittongaromarine.com.

Editor’s note: See the Torcello Lite and other fine Schmitt & Ongaro products at IBEX, October 4-6, Tampa, Florida, Booth 1813.

SEPA PAYMENTS NOW ACCEPTED

SCHMITT & ONGARO COMMITS TO EUROPE WITH SEPA PAYMENTS

Making it even easier for European customers to access Schmitt & Ongaro Marine’s quality marine hardware, the company is now accepting SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) for remittance. In 2013, it established a warehouse in Dronten, Netherlands, to expedite order fulfillment.

SEPA is a payment integration initiative used to carry out cross-border financial transactions in Euros, regardless of the location within Europe. Easier, less expensive and more convenient than a bank wire, it’s especially helpful for those placing smaller orders.

Payment and orders are received and processed in Schmitt & Ongaro Marine’s US office. The Netherlands warehouse fulfills the order, cutting down on lead time and delivery cost.

Modern and efficient, the warehouse created a global standard for the company. Items that are not in stock, or custom-built by Schmitt & Ongaro Marine, are shipped from its US facility.

Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products manufactures innovative and superior quality marine steering wheels, horns, wiper systems, control arms and knobs, and boat accessories. It offers exceptional customer service and some of the strongest product warranties in the industry.

Contact Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products, 1001 Ranck Mill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602. 866-724-6488 (866-SCHMITT); Fax: 866-329-7679 (866-FAXSMSW). sales@schmittsteering.com. www.schmittongaromarine.com.

 

 

NEW SYNCHRONIZED WIPER CONTROLLER

SYNCHRONIZED CONTROLLER ENDS ANNOYING MISTIMED WIPER SWEEP

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Windshield wipers that sweep asynchronous can be annoying while keeping watch. Schmitt & Ongaro Marine provides mariners a distraction-free view of the seas ahead with its new Synchronized Wiper Controller.

The unit simultaneously controls one to three motors for synchronized sweep at slow, fast or intermittent speeds. Users can select to wipe all the windscreens together or just the helm station.

The provided rocker power switch also runs the wash system. If the controller is set at slow sweep, it will speed up the motors while washing.

The innovative controller draws a maximum of 5A and is available in 12V or 24V. Both slow and fast speed settings have their own circuit for efficient operation and maximum torque. If a motor becomes overloaded, the power will break automatically.

Like all products from Schmitt & Ongaro Marine, the Synchronized Wiper Controller is built to the highest standards to reliably perform in a marine environment. It comes with a three-year warranty and has an MSRP of $244.85.

Contact Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products, 1001 Ranck Mill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602. 866-724-6488 (866-SCHMITT); Fax: 866-329-7679 (866-FAXSMSW). sales@schmittsteering.com. www.schmittongaromarine.com.

 

TORCELLO 05 SERIES INTRODUCED

TORCELLO STEERING WHEEL GAINS EVEN MORE CUSTOM OPTIONS

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In response to the need for ever-more adaptability in customization, Schmitt & Ongaro Marine introduces its Torcello 05 series marine steering wheel. Based on its highly popular and successful 03 and 04 versions, the new model provides the boatbuilder or owner an even wider range of creative possibilities to match and enhance a boat’s décor. 

The most striking feature in the 05 series is the choice of rich burl wood- or carbon fiber-finished wheel sectors. Custom color and wood tone matching is available for OEM with a minimum order.

Also new for the Torcello 05 series is the choice of silver, burl wood- or carbon fiber-finished trim sectors. Customers can select from black, brushed or polished spokes, and optional chromed inserts. Finishing off the choice of decoration is a chromed scallop or black plastic center cap.

The Torcello 05 series features a grip that looks and feels like fine leather. Ergonomic finger grooves and spoke connection points add to the wheel’s luxurious, yet solid hand feel.

The new polyurethane wheel features the same rugged construction that the Torcello name is known for. Measuring 14.2″ in diameter, the 05 series is the perfect size for a modern dash arrangement. It is available in 3/4″ tapered or optional splined hub.

The Torcello 05 series offers customers the ability to build the ideal steering wheel and maintain control over its final cost. It’s the perfect choice for premium powerboats, pontoons, wakeboard and ski boats.

The steering wheel has an MSRP starting at $225.

Contact Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products, 1001 Ranck Mill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602. 866-724-6488 (866-SCHMITT); Fax: 866-329-7679 (866-FAXSMSW). sales@schmittsteering.com. www.schmittongaromarine.com.

 

NEW TOP-MOUNT GRAB RAIL

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TOP-MOUNTED GRAB RAIL INSTALLS WITH NO VISIBLE BOLT HEADS

With Schmitt & Ongaro Marine’s new 9″ Top-Mounted Grab Rail, function and safety have never been so ergonomic and stylish—or so easy to install. Access to the underside of the mounting surface isn’t required. It offers a solid, slip-free grip—essential for safety when boarding or while underway—and will enhance the décor of any boat.

The innovative and durable Top-Mounted Grab Rail is constructed of highly polished cast stainless steel with a black, Santoprene™ engineered rubber insert. Custom color matching is available for OEMs.

It utilizes an ingenious flap in the insert, allowing access to the stainless steel cap screws. Once installed, the attachment hardware is completely hidden.

Schmitt & Ongaro Marine’s Grab Rails are built to last. They’re backed by a lifetime warranty on the stainless steel and three years on the grip.

The MSRP for the Top-Mounted 9″ Stainless Steel Grab Rail is $54.95.

Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products manufactures innovative and exceptional quality marine steering wheels, horns, wiper systems, control arms and knobs, and accessories. The company offers some of the strongest product warranties in the industry and exceptional customer service.

Contact Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products, 1001 Ranck Mill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602. 866-724-6488 (866-SCHMITT); Fax: 866-329-7679 (866-FAXSMSW). sales@schmittsteering.com. www.schmittongaromarine.com.

 

NEW STEERING WHEEL UNVEILED

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The distinctively styled Burano Wheel by Stella is really turning heads. Introduced at the 2015 International Boatbuilders’ Exposition & Conference (IBEX), the bold new offering from Schmitt & Ongaro Marine instantly enhances a boat’s décor.

Ideally suited for cruisers, runabouts, ski and wakeboard boats, and upscale pontoons, the 14″ (360mm) polyurethane Burano features a durable and low-maintenance stainless steel frame construction, available with a tapered or spline hub. The grip has the look and feel of fine, hand-stitched leather. Unique polished, tubular spokes, burl wood-like accents and a contemporary center cap add to its unique, modern styling.

Designed for both refit and OEM, boatbuilders can customize the Burano to match their vessel’s styling. Rim trim and spoke accent pieces, and the center cap can be chrome, painted or hydrographic coated in a wide range of colors and combinations.

Owners can easily augment their boat’s appearance with a bold, new look by adding a Burano Wheel. Anticipated MSRP is $275.

Contact Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products, 1001 Ranck Mill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602. 866-724-6488 (866-SCHMITT); Fax: 866-329-7679 (866-FAXSMSW). sales@schmittsteering.com. www.schmittongaromarine.com.

Improved All Stainless, Waterproof Shorty Trumpet Horns

IMPROVED TRUMPET HORNS NOW EVEN MORE WORRY-FREE

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Having a loud, trustworthy sound device is essential to safe boating. Sleek as ever, Schmitt & Ongaro Marine’s popular Deluxe Stainless Steel Shorty Single and Dual Trumpet horns have been improved for even greater safety, reliability and performance.

The company’s all stainless steel deluxe shorty trumpets are now equipped with an innovative drain feature that increases functionality in rain or choppy weather. The fasteners of the sounding unit are completely sealed in resin to block moisture. The vibration pads are likewise protected with a conductive lubricant. Combined with durable, rubber gaskets, they’re worry-free. Both units meet ABYC A-23 standards for boats up to 39′.

The patented 12-volt horns are constructed of gleaming 304 stainless steel throughout, including the brackets and internal housing. Maintenance has been reduced to simple cleaning to enhance the lustrous shine. They’re guaranteed not to rust for five years.

They are pre-wired for easy installation. The hole patterns for these horns remain the same as the prior Schmitt & Ongaro shorty models for simple upgrade projects.

Whether for reasons of aesthetics or limited space, the horns’ reduced size make them ideal for a wide range of applications. The single shorty trumpet is 13.5″ L x 3.5″ W x 4″ H. It draws 4 amps and is rated 114 db at one meter. A commanding 120 db at one meter, the 7 amp dual version is

16″ L x 7.5″ W x 4″ H. Both horns are known for their sound clarity and enhanced audibility.

The suggested list price for the Deluxe Stainless Steel Shorty Single Trumpet is $113.30. The Deluxe Shorty Dual Trumpet is $229.10.

Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products manufactures innovative and exceptional quality marine steering wheels, horns, wiper systems, control arms and knobs, and accessories. The company offers some of the strongest product warranties in the industry and exceptional customer service.

Contact Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products, 1001 Ranck Mill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602. 866-724-6488 (866-SCHMITT); Fax: 866-329-7679 (866-FAXSMSW). sales@schmittsteering.com. www.schmittongaromarine.com.

 

Introducing our New 11″ Stainless Steel Destroyer Wheel with Control Knob

DESTROYER WHEEL MAKES TURNING EASY WITH CONTROL KNOB 

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For ease of maneuvering, nothing beats a wheel control knob, especially in wet weather or when one hand is needed for the throttle. Schmitt & Ongaro’s new 11″ Destroyer Wheel comes complete with this must-have feature.

Smaller in diameter than a standard wheel, it serves well in tight and restricted locations. Ideal for any boat, it’s perfect for center consoles, fly bridges, RIBs, runabouts, crabbers and skiffs. When mounted on a stern helm station, it makes backing down safe and easy.

Crafted of strong, superior-grade stainless steel, the six-spoked wheel is highly polished for a low-maintenance, mirror-like finish. It’s ideal for both salt and freshwater. Its ball bearing knob spins even in the most grueling environments. With its black center cap and control knob insert, the 11″ Destroyer Wheel’s rugged good looks enhance any boat décor.

Developed for both refit and OEM, the solidly-built 11″ Destroyer Wheel with control knob fits a 3/4″ tapered shaft for ease of installation and maximum rigidity. With a 10° dish, it provides plenty of offset from the dash.

MSRP for Schmitt & Ongaro Marine’s model 1531111K-H Destroyer Wheel with control knob is $241.80.

Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products is the industry’s foremost maker of innovative and exceptional quality marine steering wheels, horns, wiper systems, control arms and knobs, and accessories. Known for its superior customer service principles, the company offers some of the strongest product warranties in the industry.

Contact Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products, 1001 Ranck Mill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602. 866-724-6488 (866-SCHMITT); Fax: 866-329-7679 (866-FAXSMSW). sales@schmittsteering.com. www.schmittongaromarine.com.