Blocks & Sheaves

Blocks and sheaves of all kinds are essential parts of marine equipment in the shipping industry, inland navigation and water sports. They are part of the running rigging of sailing vessels and nevertheless part of the technology of lifting and catching devices on professional vessels. A traditionally designed ship or boat block, made of wood with bronze or steel fittings, or made of modern materials such as plastic, Tufnol or stainless steel, is a well-proven instrument for diverting lines, halyards and sheets onboard of traditional ships, classic and … Read more
Blocks and sheaves of all kinds are essential parts of marine equipment in the shipping industry, inland navigation and water sports. They are part of the running rigging of sailing vessels and... read more »
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Blocks & Sheaves
Blocks and sheaves of all kinds are essential parts of marine equipment in the shipping industry, inland navigation and water sports. They are part of the running rigging of sailing vessels and nevertheless part of the technology of lifting and catching devices on professional vessels. A traditionally designed ship or boat block, made of wood with bronze or steel fittings, or made of modern materials such as plastic, Tufnol or stainless steel, is a well-proven instrument for diverting lines, halyards and sheets onboard of traditional ships, classic and …

… modern yachts, small boats and dinghies. When the block is shorn to form a tackle (the nautical term for pulley block), it becomes part of a real power engine, which is indispensable for coping with the tractive forces occurring on board and especially during sailing. Toplicht offers blocks for all maritime applications - from the beautifully shaped, single or multi-sheave wooden block with a housing made of sturdy ash, elm or Robinia in the best tradition of craftsmanship, the maintenance-free, classic universal block made of Tufnol hard fabric, to the heavy-duty, ball-bearing or Teflon plain bearing equipped yacht and work block in modern design. In addition to the classic accessories for blocks, such as deflection pulleys for wire rope or pulleys made of grey cast iron, brass, bronze, Tufnol, nylon, polyester or Delrin, the extensive Toplicht assortment also includes ultra-modern innovations derived from the field of soft rigging. These are very lightweight thanks to the use of the highly resilient Dyneema fibre, and allow a high degree of flexibility in the range of possible applications.

> Ship's Block Ashwood
> Ship's Block Ashwood Oiled
> Ship's Block Black Locust
> Yacht Block Teak with Brass Sheaves
> Yacht Block DAVEY
> Yacht Block Elmwood with Bronze Fitting
> Yacht Block BARTON
> Stropp Block
> Snatch Block
> Locking Plates
> HYE Yacht Blocks
> HYE Yacht block high Breaking Load
> HYE Sheet Block with Cleat
> HYE Wire Rope Blocks
> MICRO XS small Boat Block SPRENGER
> Ball Bearing Blocks
> Needle Bearing Blocks
> Plain Bearing Blocks
> HYE Offshore High Breaking Load
> Snatch Blocks
> Ratched Blocks
> Blocks with Cam Cleat
> Modern Cheek Blocks
> London Blocks
> Steel Block SCHIFFAHRT
> Cheek & Lead Blocks

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1143_01 Brass block
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1150_07 MICRO XS block
from €73.99

… modern yachts, small boats and dinghies. When the block is shorn to form a tackle (the nautical term for pulley block), it becomes part of a real power engine, which is indispensable for coping with the tractive forces occurring on board and especially during sailing. Toplicht offers blocks for all maritime applications - from the beautifully shaped, single or multi-sheave wooden block with a housing made of sturdy ash, elm or Robinia in the best tradition of craftsmanship, the maintenance-free, classic universal block made of Tufnol hard fabric, to the heavy-duty, ball-bearing or Teflon plain bearing equipped yacht and work block in modern design. In addition to the classic accessories for blocks, such as deflection pulleys for wire rope or pulleys made of grey cast iron, brass, bronze, Tufnol, nylon, polyester or Delrin, the extensive Toplicht assortment also includes ultra-modern innovations derived from the field of soft rigging. These are very lightweight thanks to the use of the highly resilient Dyneema fibre, and allow a high degree of flexibility in the range of possible applications.