Welcome to TOPLICHT!
Equipment for traditional ships and classic yachts,
supplier for boat builders.
We offer almost 14,000 items of equipment for classic boats and yachts. Simply all a tradition-conscious
ship owner expects from a shipchandler: Fittings 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:
Yacht block made from ash wood
Ash rope block in the classic "MAILAND" design. Very compact blocks for rope with roller bearings and patented brass sheaves. Epoxied for a wartertight design, copper riveted, fittings and bolts of stainless steel (V4A). The axle is protecte...
ALLEIN UM DIE WELT SEGELN / Joshua Slocum
German edition of Joshua Slocum's "Sailing alone around the
New translation with the original sketches from the old american
edition from 1900.
280 pages, 68 sketches and graphics, 13 x 20 cm,
3 brass instruments from the SCHATZ MIDI series
Three instruments from the SCHATZ MIDI series: Quartz
clock, barometer and comfortmeter.
Polished brass housings, opens with a twisting screw.
"SCHATZ 1881" - This trademarked brand name
stands worldwide for a high-quality and successf...
Ritchie Globemaster compass w. brass skylight hood
The Ritchie Globemaster is a very popular sailing boat binnacle compass worldwide. For the classic yacht it is now available with a traditional skylight hood made from polished brass.
Specifications for the Ritchie Globemaster SK-615-EX ...
Cruising liferaft VIKING RescYou
VIKING's RescYou liferaft is ideal for
cruising. Quality products from the danish factory. Large
openings and oversize zippers make it easy to enter the liferaft
during evacuation, and features such as large stabilising bags,
EPIFANES clear varnish
Popular classic yacht varnish. A clear, high-gloss one-part varnish, long-oil-alkyd-resin based, with good paintability and very high waterproofness. It contains a UV filter that protects the wood from discoloring. It holds its gloss over tim...
Elastic safety harness KONG
Very strong safety line for the work above deck confirming to EN
1095-2000. Made from 30mm wide, yellow webbing with an elastic
inlay, which shortens the harness to approx. 50% when in its
passive state. Equipped with an over pressure indicat...
Rope fender, round
Hand-woven, with compact filling. Made from coconut-fiber rope. Braided from coconut fbers. Because we are limited in our workshop capacity, these fenders may take longer to deliver.
DAS GAFFELRIGG / Leather
New edition for 2008!
Translated by Klaus Berger.
In this book that first appeared in 1970, John Leather describes in detail
masts, spars, rigging and sails for gaff-rigged sailboats and compares
many types of British and American, Dani...
DYNEEMA soft shackle
Using a combination of modern DYNEEMA rope and
old-fashioned rope work ("Fancywork"),
these rope shackles were created to save weight, and are already
used on many raceboats.
But these shackles also offer benefits over metal shackles for...
Forged shackle, made from high-strength manganese bronze. Twisted design. Exceptionally cleanly worked, matt finish. Nominal size and strength are stamped on the shackle.
Box of waterproof matches
Box of waterproof matches with 45 pieces.
DAVEYSHINE metall polish
Daveyshine marine metal polish a new solution to metal care on board
from the makers of fine bronze hardware Davey and Co.
- Cleans and polishes in one product Non-toxic, non-abrasive and non-inflammable.
- No acids or cau...
Cross head bollard stainless steel
Double-cross bollard with rounded edges. Solid design of polished stainless steel.
BACKYARD BOATBUILDING / Buehler
Anyone who wants to build a boat himself, particularly from wood, should not miss this American classic from 1948. Buehler describes the techniques that the self-builder with a professional claim will find essential: Workshop preparation, boa...
BENAR glossy wood oil
This slow-hardening wood-protectant (without fungicide) with
breathable finish is similar to varnish. Its composition gives
it an exceptionally long interval between overhauls. Sanding
before repeat coats is not necessary. For a new surface, ...
Battery charger STERLING ProSport
Quality battery charger: Absolutely waterproof (IP68).
PS125 with one outlet, the other models with two (or three
at PSP12203) equal outlets for several battery banks. The isolated
outputs can be coupled to charge 24 V (36V with
2kg foam fire extinguisher JOCKEL mini
No matter whether on the boat or in the house, because of its
compact design the JOKEL mini foam fire extinguisher is employed
wherever quick and problem free action is needed. Small size,
the light weight and the high quality extinguishing a...
Ashwood stand-up swivel block DAVEY
Stand-up block of attractive ash wood. From the series of the British traditional manufacturer DAVEY . Comes complete with stainless steel padeye and spring, and with two different-sized washers for mounting. The maintenance-friendly constru...
Sport Boat Charts Balic Sea / NV-Verlag
Proven handy charts from the pleasure boat chart publisher
NAUTISCHE VERÜFFENTLICHUNGEN, collected in sets based on cruising
areas. All information has been edited specially for the
requirements of leisure skippers.
The chart series 1-6 ...
Brass ship's bell
Heavy ship's bell with exceptionally canorous sound made from
brass. Handmade in Germany, using a traditional sand-casting
technique. Every bell is cleanly dressed to size and polished
after casting, the top and suspension bracket are left
Bilge pump HENDERSON/WHALE BP0510
Proven bilge pump, also usable as a circulating pump for various fluids. Recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard and Lloyds as a lifeboat pump. Robust housing of black plastic with diverse mounting options. House attachment 38 mm, weight 1.2 k...
EPIRB McMURDO SMARTFIND PLUS G5 - GPS
The G5 SMARTFIND PLUS is a 406 MHz EPIRB designed to
operate with the COSPAS-SARSAT international search and rescue
Once removed from its Carry Safe Manual Bracket the unit can be
activated automatically by immersion in water, or man...
SEAJET BASIC selfpolishing antifouling
Seajet Basic is a selpolishing antifouling based on copper compound.
For a succeeding coat is not nessacary to sand the underwater hull.
Suitable for all boats (no aluminium boats).
The antifouling is developed for small commercial cra...
Galley pump CLASSIC
Classic solid brass galley pump. Above-table model, outlet and
pump handle adjustable to any angle. Combined hose attachment
for 15 mm or 19 mm hose. Spare parts kit is Art-Nr.
Compass SILVA 100BC
The SILVA 100BC compass with its solid bracket permits various mounting alternatives: horzontal, vertical or head mounting.
The 100BC has yellow 45° gimbal-mounted steerage markers, 5° twin dials and damped compass rose. With Illuminatio...
Yacht chronometer MÜHLE-GLASHÜTTE ECO
The precision chronometer ECO is produced by the traditional
manufacturer 'Mühle-Glashütte' in Saxony. It employs a
specially selected, temperature stable 4,19MHz quartz oscillator
of very high precision. The quartz movement runs on regular A...
Gimbaled gas stove FORCE 10
Luxurious gas stove, developed and manufactured in Canada. The
stoves, made to contemporary
design entirely from stainless steel, show cleanly worked and
rounded angles and edges. With their upwards folding burner
grate they are easy to ...
VHF ICOM IC-M323 with integrated DSC decoder
The ICOM entry model for a VHF station. This compact and
functional VHF matches the newest technological demands and
regulations The newly developed ICOM user interface enables
the most intuitive handling. Standard functions: built-in DSC
Wind turbine AMPAIR PACIFIC 300
Completely new development, based on the PACIFIC 100, with 300W
Low vibration continuous run and uniform power output through its
aerodynamically formed fiber-reinforced
rotor blades and automatic pitch control. Very robust cast
Tank gauge "Petrol" KIENZLE CLASSIC
Petrol tank indicator (Label: "Petrol") from the KIENZLE CLASSIC
The KIENZLE CLASSIC Marine Instruments are designed for the retro
look of the 1930s.
This series combines modern technology from a quality German
Cleanly finished, classic wooden cleat with two holes. Made from varnished ash.
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...
Swedish tar / wood tar
Light brown wood tar. Made by the dry distillation of
coniferous wood. Works well as a natural preservation for wood
and natural-fiber rope. Follows the EU-Definition for physical
impact; not a biocidal product. May be thinned with
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 .
STAZO yacht steering wheel
Decorative, solid 6-spoke steering wheel made from matte-varnished teak. The wheels show high-quality workmanship: The six turned spokes and the rims are laminated and screwed to a rim band. The rim band is available in brass or chromed brass...
Sailor's knife LOEWEN
Professional quality, made in Solingen: Hardened blade available in cast steel or stainless steel. Cast-steel blades may corrode somewhat, but remain sharp significantly longer. Rosewood handle, riveted to the blade. Drilled for lanyard. Come...
Caulking mallet wood
Hardwood head with iron rings. Ashwood handle with
slightly extended heade. Dimensions:
Head: D = 50 mm, L = 270 mm. Handle length = 400mm.
The hammer should be stored damp or in water, so that the head
doesn't dry out and the iron rings ...
Barometer BARIGO YACHT
Barometer from the series BARIGO YACHT.
Classic barometer with opening dial.
Housing with spring-loaded clasp. Single aneroid barometer.
Polished brass housing.
BARIGO Marine Instruments: BARIGO of Villingen-Schwennigen in the Black ...
JABSCO manual toilet KOMPAKT
Made by JABSCO , the largest worldwide manufacturer of small onboard toilets - standard on many production boats! COMPACT model, with small standard porcelain bowl. Seat and cover are made of hygenic plastic and can be fastened in the open...
OWATROL-OIL paint conditioner
Paint conditioner is OWATROL's base product: An air-drying natural oil with very good penetration; as a supplement to single-part paints or as a protectant for steel surfaces above the waterline that are rusted or recently freed from rust. ...
Chromed brass letters & numbers
Large letters and numbers (numbers up to 100 mm) of chromed cast brass.
When ordering please give the desired letters under "remarks."
The PERAGO blade is a very powerful all-around tool for surface work and paint removal.
The blades are attached to a standard drill and allow rust or paint removal, as throughly
as with sandpaper: The PERAGO hard rubber blades have 12 vulc...