Yellow-Mag II & YELLOW-MAG iii Pilot Ladder Magnets and Ship Hull Magnets

IMPA CODE 20 93 23

SOLAS (International Convention for Safety of Lives at Sea) Regulations require the following (in part) ‘means shall be provided to secure the pilot ladder and the man-ropes to the ship’s side’

Only trust Patented and original YELLOW-MAG II version. IMPA code : 20 93 23 'HOLDING MAGNET FOR PILOT LADDER'



Magnetic pilot ladder, hull magnet, oil spill boom magnets

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Yellow Mag II:

Developed in conjunction with professional marine pilots this Patented Pilot Ladder Magnet (Patent NL2011620) is the natural evolution of our original, heavier Pilot Ladder Magnet which had an all-steel magnet-mounting plate. Now, Yellow-Mag ll features a flexible, lightweight HDPE plate, tested to sub-zero temperatures.

Be sure to ask for Patented Serpent & Dove Yellow Mag II  (Beware of heavier copycat products).

IMPA code 20 93 23

Yellow Mag II supersedes its heavier predecessor and inferior copies We replaced the old, heavy steel base plate and updated the Magnet mountings to allow some flexing to better accommodate rough surfaces like paint, corrosion scale, weld seams and curvature of ship hulls, ensuring maximum grip in adverse conditions. Yellow-Mag II can also be used as a magnet to secure Accommodation Ladders, floating oil spill booms and maintenance vessels.

Improved, Patented (NL2011620) Yellow Mag II Pilot Ladder Magnet features include:

  • 1.6 Kgs lighter in weight than old steel-based versions
  • N42 grade or better neodymium magnet material.
  • Flexible base and magnet mounts
  • Better grip on rough surfaces
  • Stainless steel ring for tie off
  • >450 kg tested gripping power per unit but removes easily with lever handle
    Supplied as single units or in set of 4 in strong marine ply box.
Pilots ladder ship hull magnets 2

Pilot ladder security

Such as Yellow MagII for use during Pilot transfer has been mandated by the International Marine Pilots Association. Yellow MagII is used by many fleets worldwide, including the entire BP tanker fleet.





Note - if you are not purchasing from one of the authorised distributors below, you are likely purchasing a copy of our product and Serpent & Dove cannot provide any guarantee of the quality of the product.

Australian enquiries can be addressed to:

JMAC Marine
8 Erskine Road, Taren Point, SYDNEY - NSW 2229
PO Box 2918, Taren Point, SYDNEY - NSW 2229
Telephone +61 2 9524 3255 or +61 2 9524 3034
Fax +61 2 9524 3167


In EUROPE, enquiries for Yellow Mag Pilot Ladder Magnets should be addressed to:

Prime Products Distribution Ltd
89A, D. Moutsopoulou Str. Piraeus 185 41 - Greece
Telephone +30 210 4819800
Fax +30 210 4203523


In SINGAPORE, contact

Prime Singapore


Vansteen Marine Supply
1351 Lathrop Street
Houston, Texas, 77020-8004
Phone: 1-713-674-3300
Fax: 1-713-674-3344
Toll Free USA: 1-888-300-7161


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