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GLIDE  Bearings and Seal Systems are an excellent choice for many marine applications due to the non-metallic material in which they're made from. GLIDE  Marine Products are developed and formulated to excel in both submerged and dry environments. Developed around; No water swell, high compression strength, non-corrosive, internally lubricated and abrasion resistant.


We have supplied many builders for nearly a decade and a half of continuous, worry free products that they come to rely on. We can easily modify designs or material compounds to meet their ever-changing market demands.  


GLIDE Bearings-  For marine applications, both large and small. To see the various seal systems or strut/rudder bearings options available, click the "Shop Now" button below.

Looking for a custom-fit product? We manufacture and stock “standard size” marine bearings, as well as customer-specific sizes to meet their needs. Metric and Imperial combination sized parts are no problems. From 1 part to 10,000 pieces we welcome all inquiry’s. Please contact us for more information.

GLIDE products are great for the following Marine applications and more...


  • Strut Bearings

  • Stern tube bearings

  • Rudder bearings / Sleeves

  • Winch bushings

  • Cranes

  • Hatch covers

  • Stern Rollers

  • Glide Dripless Stuffing Box

  • Thru-hull fittings

  • Seat slide bushings

  • Steering assembly bushings

  • Upper rudder support bearings

  • Dredge – bucket jaw bushings

  • Spherical rudder bearings (Bavaria yachts)

Why are non-metallic bearings best? 

  • Internally lubricated

  • No stress relief when machining

  • Excellent wear properties

  • Easily installed (press or freeze fit)

  • Easily serviced / No electrolytic corrosion

  • Shaft-friendly

  • Non-corrosive

  • Unlimited sizing combinations

  • No need to grease

  • “Green materials" (environmentally friendly)

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