Welcome to TOPLICHT!
Equipment for traditional ships and classic yachts,
supplier for boat builders.
We have more than 12,000 articles of equipment for classic boats and tradition-conscious
ship owners on offer: made from brass, bronze and galvanized steel, as well
as tar and rope, but also made from modern materials like stainless steel.
We deliver world wide, directly from our Hamburg warehouse:
deck fittings, cleats, winches, portholes, rig fittings, rope and wire,
hand-made blocks, anchors, chains, windlasses, paints, varnishes and
impregnating oils, boat building and rigging tools, brass fittings for the
interior, ship stoves and - heaters, petroleum lamps, ship clocks, navigational
instruments and safety equipment as well as specialized technical and hand
picked maritime literature.
Please, rummage in our extensive stock!
From the current Toplicht program
You can browse the complete product listings on the left. Here is an excerpt with some recommended items:
Paraffin can from copper
Traditional cerosin can made from copper sheet, welded and
soldered, polished and protectively lacquered. Equipped with
filling handle, nozzle and carrying handle. The screw tops are
made from solid brass, the caps are secured with brass
star five-pronged bronze DAVEY DL9526
Large 5-pronged star made from bronze and manufactured by
DAVEY in England. Sand cast and hand polished. To
After a long time available again to boatbuilders and naval
Spline weight of solid cast brass with a rolled finish.
With small brass lath nose, also intended for a narrow spline
Traditional american whale shape with mol...
Harbour Light ELBE 2 with carton shade
ELBE 2, the standard size of the HAMBURG Harbour Lights is
equipped with the 8''' burner KOSMOS, the corresponding glass
chimney and with a carton shade
made from the carton material "pergazella". In addition we have
two differnt designs of t...
Rigger's knife J. ADAMS, very sturdy!
Traditional rigger's knife J.ADAMS. Very strong and robust
sailors knife, especially suited for work in the rigging. The
blade is made from carbon steel, 38mm wide, strong 3,7 mm
thick. The riveted handle is made from nice rose wood, with a
Bucket made from cloth
This unique canvas bucket is produced in small quantities -
handmade in Germany. Actually, every bucket is
unique. Exceptional advantages of a canvas bucket are that
when thrown overboard it won't damage the hull or paint job. Also,
it can st...
STELTON ship's lamp
This classy stainless-steel paraffin lamp is simply a classic. With the separate hanging bail, it is also possible to create a half-gimbaled mount for use as a ceiling or (without shade) wall light. The shade in front of the burner is replace...
Lignum vitae sheet lead
A classic fitting that becomes even more beautiful through long use onboard. These clean-profile, rope-friendly lignum vitae sheet leads are secured by a strong bronze U-bolt. Delicate design to be fastened with clean, hand-polished cast-bron...
Copper navigation lights PB422Cu
Classic navigation lights, body made from pure copper
sheet. Designed and made exclusively for TOPLICHT! BSH
approved (steering wheel), for ships of less than 20m
length. On board, the copper body can be polished or left to
the natural weathe...
Miner's lamp CAMBRIAN
The original, from the English manufacturer E.Thomas & Williams.
For over 130 years, these CAMBRIAN miners' safety lamps
have been made in Wales for miners from the same
material: Heavy solid brass, with a milled tank and internal
grid for ...
ROBLINE SPUNFLEX rope manilabrown, 110m-spool
An all-purpose rope from SPUNFLEX. Proven for traditional ships and gaff rigs. Made from decay-resistant polypropylene (PP) - filament coatings made from a very high grade UV stabilizer guarantee long life and strength. This fiber is, in c...
Bronze turnbuckles high tensile
Bronze turnbuckle. Classic design with open body. The
turnbuckle is made from high-tensile waterproof aluminum
bronze. Very high breaking strength.
Particularly the distortion parameters (Rp02) are about double
those of stainless steel. ...
Approved life jacket KADEMATIC NOVA 275 AHR
Fully automatic life vest NOVA 275 AHR, new design.
Sport vest from KADEMATIC of the 275 N class (DIN EN ISO 12402-2), with integrated lifebelt .
The webbing back ensures comfort when worn, even during long trips. As a result of its high ...
KOBELT MIGHTY MARINER engine control
The MIGHTY MARINER is a highly modern electronic engine control
system for one or two
engine systems, developed by Canadian specialist KOBELT for
recreational and professional mariners.
The console control units are made of bronze, with a ...
Folding handle for steering wheel
Pivoting varnished-teak grip. Brass mounting plate (34 x 45mm) screws on.
Traditional gaff claw (claw fitting). The gaff fitting is made of galvanized steel and cleanly covered with leather - sewn by hand, which protects the mast finish and greased, eases sliding. The gaff end fitting is cast of marine bronze and h...
Emergency plug StaPlug
The StaPlug is a timely solution for such emergencies as
leaks and water breaches in a variety of boat types. The plug,
from the manufacturer Forespar , is specially developed
of soft flexible material in the shape of a cone, so that it ca...
Water/Diesel identification plate DAVEY
For clear recognition of deck fills:
Curved cast-brass sign with cleanly milled (very long lasting) lettering.
Available for "WATER" or "DIESEL".
L = 67 mm, B = 13 mm, Radius = approx. 50 mm.
Bronze yacht block made from elmwood
Classic elmwood block with bearings of high-tensile and
exceptionally seawater-resistant aluminum bronze. Standard
design, with rounded bail, with or without bottom
becket. Built from a Dutch design in a small block
workshop. Similar in de...
Brass belay pin
Classic brass belaying pin. Functional piece, but also a piece of art for the pin rail of any classic boat: Brass belaying pin, cleanly turned. Polished head .
INFLATABLE fender blue
Up to now, only offered for large yachts. Now available for normal-sized boats:
Inflatable fenders, which inflate in seconds with no effort and can be stowed as small, compact packages.
Light, handy, but nevertheless very robust.
The devil's claw (Coleman hook) is a classic attachment piece for
running rigging. Works completely without screws or
spring-loaded closure. Hand-forged from high-strength
aluminum bronze in a traditional design. Fits our classic
elm yacht ...
Bronze outboard motor mount SPARTAN
Bronze outboard bracket. This robust brackets for outboards up to about 10 horsepower is ideal for classic yachts with flat transoms (for example flat bottom daysailers). An inconspicuous base plate is bolted to the deck, and the bracket ca...
MOB sail PICKUP SAIL extra long
The PICKUP SAIL is a sail-like recovery system for saving a
person who has fallen overboard.
In case of emergency, the MOB sail can be lashed with a
quick strap-and-snap lock between the stanchions and toerail.
Thanks to integrated lead str...
Quick release shackle WICHARD
Snap-shackle with swivel eye. Because of its closed eye, it's well suited for sheets. Manufactured from high-tensile stainless steel (material: 1.4542). WICHARD distinctions: Resistant to high loads (HR). Can be opened easily under load: 1. b...
Brass bull´s eye polished or chromed
Brass port, polished or chromed finish, with a depth of 50 mm. Comes ready for installation, complete with matching sleeve screws and outer ring. Use: boatbuilding (only in protected areas of the boat, see CE certificate), decoration and int...
WEST SYSTEM JUNIOR-Pack
Small epoxy pack (0.6 kg final mix) for occasional uses.
Contents: 500 g resin (105) and 100 g quick hardener (205).
When used with the optional accessory pack, just about all small bonds
and repairs can be cleanly made.
A new invention from New Zealand:
The ROCNA anchor stands out for its exceptional holding strength in all bottom types.
This "high holding power" (HHP) anchor is hand-made from high-strength steel and hot-dip galvanized.
The strong bail...