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Hamilton Jet UK


+44 (0)1342 313 437




Unit 26
The Birches Industrial Estate

East Grinstead
West Sussex
RH19 1XZ
United Kingdom


Contact Name:

Kevin Robertson

Contact Position:

General Manager


CWF Hamilton & Co Ltd, (HamiltonJet) was formed in 1939, located at the workshop of Irishman Creek Station. During the early years the company pursued a policy of planned diversification, a natural progression from the effective innovation and expertise initiated by the founder Sir William Hamilton.


HamiltonJet grew out of a combination of CWF Hamilton Engineering and CWF Hamilton Marine, the two main subsidiary companies in the Hamilton Group. As the popularity of jet boats and waterjet propulsion increased rapidly throughout the 1960s and 70s, Hamilton Engineering was producing a large number of marine jet units along with its industrial equipment, cranes and hydraulics.

During the late 1970s and early 1980s, New Zealand underwent some major economic redirection and the company recognised the potential for waterjet propulsion systems. It made the decision to phase out the industrial side of Hamilton Engineering to concentrate on the production of waterjet units and hydraulics. For over 40 years the company has focused only on the waterjet side of its business becoming the leading specialist waterjet and controls manufacturer in the world.

HamiltonJet company offices were opened in America, the UK and Singapore to market and coordinate the distribution and spare parts support of waterjets in those regions.

Continued growth in demand for HamiltonJet Waterjets has seen numerous factory expansions in the last decade. Manufacturing floor space has increased to 17,000 square metres on the 6.88 hectare site, with new machinery installed and staff hired to increase factory capacity by more than 50%.

HamiltonJet currently has 20 different jet models starting from 270kW up to 5,500 kw in maximum power rating and our market experience is extensive. As a preferred supplier to boat builders, naval architects and marine operators, we’ve installed over 60,000 waterjets into vessels around the globe, including offshore, pilot, rescue, fire, military, patrol, windfarm, fast ferry, fishing, aquaculture and recreational applications.

We’re willing collaborators and integrators, working in the best interests of our clients to deliver everything from standard to bespoke solutions that work for them. Our products are designed and built to the standards of the world’s leading certifying authorities. They’re manufactured in-house at a modern plant with cutting-edge machining facilities and extensive testing and inspection procedures.

All our products are backed by class-leading after sales support. Wherever you are in the world, you’ll find extensive parts stocking and experienced HamiltonJet distributors supported by our own regional office staff. We also guarantee at least 20 years’ support at the end of series production.

Today, HamiltonJet is still a family owned company employing over 400 staff in all aspects of waterjet design, production, sales and service and has over 54 Distributors around the world as part of the company’s global reach program.

The company has also recently celebrated its 80th year Anniversary and is looking towards strong growth in the future.

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