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ABOUT GANNET

Who we are

At Gannet, we design, develop and distribute fishing drones and release systems. Made by fishermen for fishermen, we only sell product that we have thoroughly tested in the most extreme conditions. 

We believe that you should never have to compromise on the safety of your drone. We also understand that people have different budgets. That’s why we offer a broad selection of carefully curated, peer-reviewed release systems and drones to suit everyones needs, all available online and delivered right to your door. 

With more than 20,000 release systems sold to 147 different countries around the world. Gannet is at the leader of drone fishing drones and release systems. We deliver a quick, convenient, and hassle-free shopping experience, because we listen and we know what matters to you.

DRONES

RELEASE SYSTEMS

RODS

ACCESSORIES

There is no box.

There is no need to think outside the box if the box does not exist....

You set your own limits why not push them back and think without limits?

JACQUES VENTER - CEO OF GANNET

OUR HISTORY


How we became the world leaders in drone fishing technology.

Gannet was founded by Jacques Venter.

Jacques is a natural born entrepreneur and life long serial inventor holding numerous successful international patents in industrial engineering and consumer goods.



1982: aged 10 wood carvings



1982: Jacques Venter aged 10 wood carvings. 



1994: design and installation of maintenance platform inside a waist water digester - Namibia



1994: Jacque designed and installed this maintenance platform inside a waist water digester in Namibia.



1994: New - 750 Ton double capstan rail shunting winches installed at Sasol




1994: Jacques Designed the new - 750 Ton double capstan rail shunting winches installed at Sasol. 





1996: 3D modeling & design on Majuba power station ash storage and conditioning plant




1996: Jacques 3D modelled & designed an ash storage and conditioning plant on Majuba power station. 



1997: best industrial design award (Africa) 3D modeling and design on Majuba power station.


1997: Jacques won the best industrial design award (Africa) 3D modeling and design on Majuba power station.


1998: New type electric arc furnace Electrode pressure ring. This one for 1,2m electrodes installed on 2 x 36MVA FeCr smelters 


1998: Jacques developed a new type of electric arc furnace electrode pressure ring. This one for 1,2m electrodes installed on 2 x 36MVA FeCr smelters.


2005: new arc furnace slipping device over 20 international installed projects


2005: Jacques developed a new arc furnace slipping device and oversaw over 20 international installed projects around the world. 


2005: 1,75m arc furnace lower electrode (3 granted international patents)


2005: Jacques developed this 1,75m arc furnace lower electrode three granted international patents where awarded. 


Just some of my successful patents there is about 45 of them by now this includes the ones sold and now owned by others.


Here are some of Jacques most successful patents (he has about 45 of them) this includes the ones sold and now owned by others.


 

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