Antenna Mounts

Choosing the right antenna mount is equally impart as selecting the right antenna to ensure reliable communications and avoid damage to either the antenna or vessel. Many Shakespeare® mounts include a special cable slot that eliminates removal of most factory-installed connectors. Mount types include:

  • Ratchet Mounts
  • Rail Mounts
  • Flange Mounts
  • Mast Mounts
  • Mount Accessories
  • Mount Kits
  • QuickConnect™ Mounts
Model No. Mount Type Description Construction Mounting Bold Holes Thread U.S. Patent No.
4186  Ratchet Mount Four-way ratchet design with handle. Not for use with antennas longer than 8’ in self-supporting mode — this nullifies all warranties. Solid Nylon Deck or side 5/16” diameter // 3” x 11⁄2” on center Standard 1”-14 (male) --
4187 / 4187-HD (heavy duty)  Ratchet Mount Special cable slot eliminates removal of most factory-installed connectors. Heavy duty (HD) option for applications where extra strength and rigidity is needed. Stainless Steel Deck or side 9/32” diameter // 3” x 11⁄2” on center Standard 1”-14 (male) --
5187  Ratchet Five-degree teeth for finer angle adjustment than standard ratchet mounts. Special cable slot eliminates removal of most factory-installed connectors. Stainless Steel Deck or side 9/32” diameter // 3” x 11⁄2” on center Standard 1”-14 (male) 7,525,507
Model No. Mount Type Description Construction Height Thread
4720  Economy Rail Mount Versatile design fits almost any application. Stainless Steel 7/8′′ - 1 1⁄4” rails vertical or horizontal square or round Standard 1”-14 (male)
4190  Rail Mount Special cable slot eliminates removal of most factory-installed connectors. Stainless Steel 7/8′′ - 1′′ rails vertical, horizontal, or angled Standard 1”-14 (male)
4188-SL  Rail Mount Heavy duty construction. Special cable slot eliminates removal of most factory- installed connectors. Stainless Steel 1′′ - 1 1⁄4” rails vertical or horizontal Standard 1”-14 (male)
Model No. Mount Type Description Construction Height Thread
4710  Flange Mount Heavy-duty, low profile, for GPS, Marine TV, and shorter antennas. Stainless steel 1” Standard 1”-14 (male)
4365  Flange Mount Straight mount, perfect for radar arches. Stainless steel 4” Standard 1”-14 (male)
495-B  Lift-N-Lay This innovative mount enables your antenna to Lift-n-Lay with a positive snap action. Leveling plate provided for mounting to a sloping deck. Handles antennas up to 8’ White Polycarbonate 4” Standard 1”-14 (male) Includes insert adaptable to 3/8”-24 thread antennas
Model No. Mount Type Description Attaches Works With Includes
4715  Mast Mount Pliable rubber pad cushions the antenna, sturdy construction holds it in place. 1” - 2” diameter antenna to 1” - 2” diameter mast -- 2 clamps
483  Galvanized metal mast clamps kit -- -- Shakespeare® 476 antenna 2 clamps
Model No. Type Description Use With
414  Heavy-Duty Rubber Shim Kit for Ratchet Mounts Kit of four shims, two each with front/back and side/side slope. Each shim adds a half-notch (5°) tilt. Stack them for extra height or for compound angles. Any Shakespeare® ratchet mount
4006  Double Female Ferrule 4 1/2” Stainless Steel ferrule with 1”-14 female threads at both ends --
Model No. Type Description Works With Thread
81-S  Stainless Steel Swivel Mount For deck or side mounting of Style 408-R upper support bracket (sold separately). Base is dual jointed, free-pivoting, and allows easy lowering of antenna for clearing overhead obstructions. Style 408-R upper support bracket (sold separately) Standard 1"-14 thread.
408-R  Stand-Off Bracket Mounting Kit Insulated stand-off bracket made of white molded plastic. Styles 81-S Swivel Mounts (sold separately) and antennas of 1 1⁄8” or 1⁄2” (using inserts provided). --
410-R  Swivel Mount Mounting Kit Combines the Style 81-S Swivel Mount with the Shakespeare Style 408-R molded upper bracket. The provided inserts are for 1 1⁄8” and 1 1⁄2”. --
Model No. Description Construction Connection Mounting Bolt Holes Thread Max Height of Antenna
QCM-SR  Stainless Steel Ratchet Rail Mount Stainless steel Centerpin® PL-259-CP-G Deck or side 9/32” diameter // 3” x 11⁄2” on center Standard 1”-14 (male) 8'
QCM-S  Stainless Steel Ratchet Mount Stainless steel Centerpin® PL-259-CP-G Deck or side 9/32” diameter // 3” x 11⁄2” on center Standard 1”-14 (male) 8'
QCM-N  Nylon Ratchet Rail Mount Nylon Centerpin® PL-259-CP-G Deck or side 9/32” diameter // 3” x 11⁄2” on center Standard 1”-14 (male) 4'

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