First Mate Series

Thern® First Mate

A first-rate choice.

Thern’s First Mate series of davit cranes have a fixed boom length, making them affordable and lightweight with capacities up to 850 lbs (385 kg). The First Mate has an adjustable boom angle with three different positions for operation. Lightweight, economical, easy to carry and easy to use, the First Mate Davit Crane is perfect for a wide variety of simple jobs where adjustable reach is not required.

Load ratings up to 850 lbs (385 kg)

Welded Steel Construction

Heavy duty welded constructed structural steel pipe and tubing that limits deflection and meets ASTM standards.

Adjustable Boom

Boom extends to four positions with quick-release pin and adjusts angle with ratchet.

360° Rotation

Nylatron bearing allows smooth and easy 360° crane rotation under load.

Manual or Power Operation

Crane can be configured with a manual winch for short, infrequent lifts or a power winch for longer lifts or heavier loads.

Easy Assembly/Disassembly

Quick-release clevis style stainless steel pins allow for easy assembly and quick disassembly for transport or storage. No tools required.

Sheave Clevis Pin

The sheave clevis pin is D-Shaped to prevent the clevis pin from rotating when under light loads.

Quick Mount Winch Bracket

A variety of Thern winches can be attached to the bracket. The bracket is easily mounted (without tools) to the crane via quick-connect pins.


Corrosion Resistant Finish

Electrostatic powder coated crane and stainless steel fasteners combine to resist corrosion in harsh environments. Other options available include: galvanized, stainless steel and epoxy finishes.

Variety of Bases (sold separately)

Pedestal, flush and wall mount bases allow for a variety of mounting solutions and are easily installed to a variety of solid surfaces with anchor bolts or other fastening methods. Bases sold separately. 


2 Year Warranty

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Manual   Cut Sheet first   7.16 Mb   View   Download
Manual   Owner’s Manual first   2.44 Mb   View   Download
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