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:
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
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 ...
Bronze cleat SPARTAN
Typical American solid bronze cleat. Cast bronze, tumbled matte
finish. This strong design with straight bar and four
appropriately-sized countersunk screw holes ensures exceptional
strength on deck. A quality product from SPARTAN ,
Ancor winch LOFRANS ROYAL
Small robust hand-operated windlass LOFRANS
ROYAL . Equipped with chain wheel for chain DIN766 plus
horizontal warping capstan. Effective dual direction mechanism
by spoke handle and independent Gypsy and drum
operation. Manual chain release...
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...
UNIMER U-Cleat mooring damper
Patented, highly elastic mooring compensator with very strong
removable U-cleats on the endings. The mooring damper can be
fitted or repositioned to the mooring line without having to pull
one end of the line all the way through. The material...
Life raft VIKING COASTAL 6 persons
The VIKING COASTAL liferaft is designed for coastal sailing
near rescue points.
For 6 persons. Manufactured in compliance with ISO
9650-2. Delivered with an ISO 9650-2 Coastal emergency pack
and packed in either a compact high gloss fibr...
Selftailing winch WILMEX
One- or two-speed self-tailing bronze winch.
All pieces of the winch body are bronze, springs and pawls of
pins of stainless-steel in nylon cages. The winches are heavy and
dimensioned and i...
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...
Tow generator AQUAIR-100
Effective tow generator for cruisers, simple handling: The generator with cardanic ring is attached to the stern pulpit, the line with the propeller is knotted to the generator shaft. Brushless motor with permanent magnets, good charging capa...
DAVEY yacht block
Compact varnished-ash blocks from a series made by the British traditional manufacturer DAVEY . In an attractive rounded form, re-created from the English style of 20 years ago. From a technical standpoint, these blocks meet modern standards...
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 ...
Set-up globe compass DELTA CASSENS & PLATH
Set-up compass in a brass housing (polished or black). Steering compass from the
traditional manufacturer CASSENS & PLATH, with higher accuracy (pursuant to the ISO norms).
The clear compass rose with 5° divisions allows the compass to b...
For sailors, beach-walkers and bikers:
The Sou'wester is the optimal head protection for rainy days.
In contrast to hoods, the sou'wester doesn't greatly limit your field of vision, your
hearing or your ability to read the wind. The lon...
Heaving line sandbag made from leather
Hand-sewn leather bag with strong grommet, with which a light line
can be thrown ashore to make a connection and bring the actual
dockline ashore. A functional substitute for the classic
monkey's fist. The bag is filled with sand. Colour
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 system.
Once removed from its Carry Safe Manual Bracket the unit can be activated
automatically by immersion in water, or m...
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
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
2-speed bronze anchor windlass WILMEX
Heavy and robust two gear anchor winch made from high-strength
seawater resistant cast brass for yachts and ships of up to a
length of 20m. The driving mechanism is operated by a strong
handle via a mechanical transmission system. This gear d...
Tank gauge "Water" KIENZLE CLASSIC
Water tank indicator (Label: "Water", indicating: E - 1/4 - 1/2 -
3/4 - F) from the KIENZLE
CLASSIC instrument series. For capacitive sensor only.
The KIENZLE CLASSIC Marine Instruments are designed for the retro
look of the 1930s.
TOPLICHT CLASSIC white yacht halyard
Double-braid polyester halyard with a "smooth" cover weave for high wear and winch grip and low stretch. A supple all-around line for heavy use on winches, also works well in self-tailing winches. Also suitable for sheets and reef lines. Spli...
VHF ICOM IC-M323 with integrated DSC decoder
The ICOM entry model for a mounted VHF. 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
LEGENDEN DES SEGELNS / Rémy Fière
Quartz clock BARIGO YACHT Roman dial
Quartz clock from the series BARIGO YACHT.
Classic yacht clock with opening dial. Housing with spring-loaded clasp.
Polished brass housing.
BARIGO Marine Instruments: BARIGO of Villingen-Schwennigen in the Black Forest
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
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...
Light design of brass, polished or chromed. With fixed brass pin.
Hemp rope, 220m coil
This hemp line is a pure product of nature, made from stalks of the hemp plant. This was the most widespread rope type in Europe in the last centuries. Today this rope is used primarily inside, because it decays quickly when exposed to the ...
Sailmaker's Palm "Seaming" No.15
Sailmaker's palm no. 15 made by the British company Smith & Son Ltd. Strong professional design "Seaming" , Primarily used for sewing, particularly for heavy cloth. Very solid model, made from very thick leather and therefore relatively stif...
Snap hook WICHARD
Quality WICHARD snap hook, made from forged stainless steel. With clip springs. A beautifully polished and rounded form makes these high-strength fittings into "hand-flatterers". Also available with swivel eye.
Bollard cleat DAVEY
Strong cleat, based on a 30-year-old British deign. With round mounting plate and beautifully formed horns. Can also be used as an extravagant door handle. Made from hand-polished heavy cast bronze.
High tensile bow shackle GREEN PIN
Curved design. High-strength, forged shackle with a hot-dip galvanization that gives it long life and corrosion resistance for exceptionally heavy loads. Through the use of high-tensile steel, these shackles have similar strength with lighter...
Traditional anchor windlass - single gear
Traditional, compact and heavy hand windlass. One-speed
windlass. Robust, open steel construction with large
dimensioned steel axes on industrial antifriction bearings. Large
hand wheel with swung spokes, forged capstan and foot brake with
Prism for melon deck light DAVEY
The Melon : A massive piece of glass, carved into a
classic, beautiful shape that also achieves exceptionally good
light strength. The traditional method to light belowdecks spaces
effectively and comfortably. Intended for installation in
Sleeve gate valve of red brass, heavy design with full run-through on both sides and inner threads.
Hand wheel of painted stainless steel.
Housing and top of red brass, brass shaft, teflon (PTFE) sealant.
Max. working pressure, 16 bar.
Cleanly worked, classic wooden cleats with two mounting holes. Teak, sanded and unoiled.
Butt hinge brass
Precisely worked quality hinge of pulled brass profile material. drilled and milled, with fixed brass pin. Smooth finish.
Single lever/two engines control KOBELT 2047
Classic bronze shifting system.
Made of bronze and stainless steel, polished and chromed
With curved handles with black knob.
Single-lever function for ships with twin engines .
For warming up the engine, the throttle alone can...
Heavy sailcloth rigging bag (Kerntuch III = 780 g/m2), with wood bottom. Hand-made in a tackle workshop.
The tackle bag stands securely. Tools can be arranged in the pockets sewn around the bag so that they are visible and ready to hand.