Articulated Bumper

Whether you sail shorthanded or singlehanded, whether you are a beginner or a confirmed skipper, the Bumper will take away some “emotional” moments when approaching the pontoon, in particular when the wind blows hard and currents are unkind !
The Bumper is a really efficient fender, to be fixed on the pontoon ; according to its location, it provides efficient protection to the bow and amidships. Suitable for all
pontoon or catway shapes : square or round end pontoon. Sturdy construction, from rotomoulded PVC, UV-ray protected. Registered design.

Max. pressure : 0.10 bar / 1.45 psi


Ref. Colour Model
39359 Blue Ø 18 x 80 cm
39146 White Ø 18 x 80 cm


The Bumper filled with foam is ideal for boats from 9 m
and is also recommended for very busy pontoons
(such as the technical pontoon : fuel and water

Technical documentation & diagrams

Plastimo tips & tricks

A bow Bumper really facilitates dock manoeuvres, and a second Bumper amidships protects efficiently against shocks.

  • Pressure

We advise you to check the pressure of your fender or Bumper once or twice a year. The right pressure is obtained by using a pressure gauge or by measuring the circumference of your Performance fender. To be really efficient a fender or Bumper must be neither under nor over inflated.

Recommended pressure

Standard fender  0.15 to 0.20 bar
Spherical fender  0.15 to 0.20 bar
Bumper  0.07 to 0.10 bar