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:
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...
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...
J.RING-ANDERSEN SKIBSVAERFT / Karting, Tietjen
This book talks about the history of the danish town Svendborg
(southern part of the island Funen) as a centre of traditional
shipbuilding. It is focussed on the development of the famous
shipyard of J. Ring-Andersen since 1867. More than 200...
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. ...
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...
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...
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 ...
bronze anchor winch MUIR VMC500 with capstan
Classic bronze windlass with retrieval winch, made by the Australian Manufacturer MUIR . These polished-bronze vertical winches are distinguished by their compact construction, precise manufacture and light weight, as well as their versatili...
DIE EWER DER NIEDERELBE / Szymanski
The classic title "Der Ever der Niederelbe" (the Ewer of the Lower
Elbe) is finally available again, as a reprint of the 1985
reprint: "The Szymanski", in short, is a tremendous, detailed
handbook, which meticulously describes the technical a...
Folding handle for steering wheel
Pivoting varnished-teak grip. Brass mounting plate (34 x 45mm) screws on.
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
PORTHOLE candle light DELITE
The graceful tea light holder PORTHOLE from the Danish designer Peter Seidelin Jessen is simple and straightforward. The maritime design mimics the style of a classic porthole. The body is made from solid, cleanly worked metal, the simple g...
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...
TEAKDECKS & ALTERNATIVEN / Michael Naujoks
Today every yacht needs electric energy -- for navigation instruments, nav lights, windlass, laptop, radio, and even for the refrigerator. Nevertheless, a yacht must generate, store, protect, and distribute its own electric power. And this in...
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.
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...
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...