Teak is a tropical hardwood of the plant family Lamiaceae . Teak comes in different varieties - most popular are the Burmese teak, Central Province teak, and Nagpur teak. Scientifically known as Tectona grandis, Teak is one of the most sought after wood due to it's durability and versatility.
Teak has exceptional durability with highest of all, Class 1 rating. Teak's high resistance to extreme environmental conditions makes it the most preferred timber for marine applications. Being durable, stable, shock-resistant, strong and light, it is the first choice of the Boat Building Industry including Sailing Yachts, Motor Yacht boats, Speed Boats etc.
Adding to Teak’s natural water resistance are the wood’s natural oils, which do double duty as natural insect repellents. Teak is equally sought after for many other specialized applications including joinery, furniture, outdoor furniture, floorings, hand rails, steps, etc.
Its warm and rich colour adds to its immense appeal. The golden yellow texture of teak with hand rubbed satin finish imparts exclusive feeling of luxury to the interior of yachts and cruisers. Teak require little care and maintains its strength and attractiveness for decades.