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Sailboat Gear

Lots of sources for all that great stuff your boat really needs, lots of sites with discount prices

Marine LED shop - Best price and free shipping for Marine LED lights and Marine LED bulbs

Major Manufacturers:

bulletExit Engineering- manufactures state of the art carbon-fibre gangways and steering wheels, the finest you will find anywhere.  These products feature superior strength and extremely light weight, not to mention good looks.
bulletBebi Electronics- superior marine LED light bulb assemblies
bulletEdson -manufactures steering systems and related products
bulletForespar-poles, spars, hardware of all kinds
bulletHarken- manufacturers of superior sailing hardware with online information, e-store, and lots more on their world-class web site.   The webcaptain has a Harken furler and traveler on Arabella and is really happy with the performance of both.
bulletLewmar-"Marine Equipment for the World's Yachts"
bulletNavtec- Rod rigging and fittings
bulletNew England Ropes- Includes splicing instruction
bulletOceanaire Marine- manufacture blinds, screens and such for boats.  
bulletPompanette, Inc. brand names include, Pompanette, Bomar, Hood Yacht Systems, Gray POR-15 Marine paint and coatings are actually strenghtened by exposure to moisture! Superior rust protection for metal and lasting topcoats for varnish and britework.
bulletRonstan- Sailboat hardware of all kinds
bulletSchaefer Marine-manufactures sailboat hardware of all kinds
bulletShadeTree awnings- wish I had one...
bulletAtlantic Spars Limited- a manufacturer of custom masts in the U.K.-



bulletNare.- "for all your chandlery, marine electronics and clothing needs.  Everything from chartplotters to inflatables to oilskins and much more besides.  Great products, low prices and secure shopping."  UK based.
bullet A fine outfit based in California.  Quality goods, great selection, good prices and great service are here.  Click on over!
bulletTorreson Marine- "the sailboat specialists sice 1965" (big supplier in Michigan)
bulletBO'SUN SUPPLIES -The finest and most extensive line of stainless steel marine hardware, rigging & fittings at reasonable prices.
bulletDefender Industries- discounts online from CT
bulletThe Marine Partnership- Parts and services from the U.K.
bulletSailboatStuff- great hardware
bulletRig-Rite-an extensive selection of boat parts here- lots of hard to find items
bulletHAMILTON MARINE: Fasteners, adhesives, glues and more
bulletMarine Megastore- from the UK
bulletMauri Pro Sailing- Sailing Gear, Sailboat Equipment & Sailboat Accessories for all your yacht cruising and sailboat racing needs. Also available Harken winches and Lewmar winches
bulletYachtIQ- an online discounter of marine products, check 'em out!
bulletDownwind Marine- in San Diego, CA will get it to you anywhere
bulletSailing Supplies Online- has some good stuff, good prices.  "a store for sailors, by sailors. You have found the best Mom and Pop marine supply store around."
bulletPleasure Boat Marine- "the place to feed your habit for boating supplies. We have something for every type of boating enthusiast."
bulletMasthead Sailing Gear located in St. Pete, Florida
bulletP2 Marine - a new online chandlery "...specializes in sailing gear, marine electronics and rigging. We offer discount prices and expert advice..." check them out!
bulletBoat Accessories Plus- an online store is a newly established UK / Ireland online marine directory specializing in yacht chandlery and boating equipment .
bulletRigging Only- dedicated to providing quality sailboat hardware and rigging at affordable prices to sailors throughout the world.  Located southeastern Massachusetts.
bulletSailorman- new and used gear from Ft. Lauderdale FL Online specials and how-to tips
bulletMariner Parts- complete selection of sailing hardware and supplies online from Montgomery NY.
bulletKeel and Rudder- "a Sailing Store for Sailboat Racers" in Canada, especially for Canadians, the nicest people on Earth.

Used and Surplus Marine Equipment in the USA:

bullet Marine Connection Liquidators, Fort Pierce, FL; 772-465-6460
bullet Quality Marine Surplus; Homosassa, FL 352-628-7678
bulletThe Nautical Trader, Venice, Fl.
bullet Pacific Sail Traders- used sails and marine gear emporium in San Diego
bullet Marine Surplus; Bradenton/Sarasota  FL
bullet SailorMan; Ft.Lauderdale FL
bullet Surplus Unlimited; Daytona Beach, FL
bullet Sea Chest; San Diego, Ca
bullet Bacon & Associates;Annapolis, MD 410-263-4880
bullet Marine Consignment of Wickford- new and quality used equipment
bullet M & M Marine Salvage;Meridith, NH
bullet Blue Pelican Marine Grand Marina, Alameda, CA 94501 (510) 769-4858
bullet Second Wave Consignment; Seattle, Wa  206 632-4371
bullet Boaters Resale shop of Texas; 713-614-8884
bullet Popeye Sailors Exchange; Vancouver BC,
bullet Marine Consignment of Long Island, NY
bulletMinneys Yacht Surplus- Newport Beach, CA
bulletPacific Marine Exchange, Bellingham, WA
bullet Jarrett Bay Surplus, Beaufort NC
bulletFlounder Pounder, Cape Canaveral, FL
bullet Columbia Marine Exchange, Portland, Or
bulletUsed Sailboat Gear- a great site that makes it easy to track and buy sailboats, sails, and gear from e-bay, check it out!

Purveyors of Specialty Items:

bulletBoatPro Marine- sells inflatables and enviro-bikes, in Canada.  "The World's Premiere Source for Inflatable Boats, Kayaks and Canoes -  Starting at $496 Canadian. Great for scuba diving, fishing, camping, canoeing and exploring"
bulletShackledog-a shackle key, tool and a unique promotional item for regatta prizes and corporate promotions.  Cute, too!  Click here for webcaptain's product review
bulletShip Shape Bedding- "makes Fitted Sheets and Shaped Duvets at affordable prices for all Motorboats and Yachts.  All bedding available from stock."  Located UK
bulletTicket to the Moon- hammocks, hammock chairs and other products made from parachute fabric in Bali.
bulletHappy Swan- "Waterproof electronics and water accessories for the professional and water fun lover... We recommend you buy it waterproof, take it to the water and... Go Ahead, Get it Wet!"
bulletSeaPro Marine-makers of "The World's Most Compact Life Vest-"The Swimmer's Safety Belt ." - First Ever U.S. Coast Guard Approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD) for Boaters AND Swimmers!"
bulletBinoculars for bird watching and wildlife watching- Official suppliers of Konus, Opticron, Hawke, Olivon, Nikon, Hilkinson binoculars and accessories, order online for same day despatch.
bulletYankee Clipper Art: Sailboat art, nautical prints, personalized drawings of sailboats and other vessels.
bulletHypoHoist- a new MOB recovery system
bulletAir Only Ventilators- a new concept for getting air in and keeping water out
bulletSailor Tailor- We do custom canvas for sail boats, including Custom sail covers, jib bags, tiller covers, winch covers, etc.
bulletRed Sky at Night- purveyors of diverse nautical goods from Vancouver, B.C.
bulletGPS Marketplace- easy way to get your GPS online.
bulletCover-Right-Custom boat covers from the UK
bullettide clock ? the tide at a glance.  Synchronized to the moons daily cycle, the tide clock provides an innovative and convenient guide to tides.  Simply set to your marina or favourite sailing venue and your away!
bulletThe Thread Exchange- Bonded polyester sail material for less. delivers best of breed GPS navigation solutions and maps for your sailing adventures. We provide complete solutions at prices below the manufacturer's suggested retail pricing.
bulletYourEQ features Ritchie Navigation Compasses for the Outdoor Enthusiast
bulletQuality Boat Lifts- they make stainless and aluminum lifts to keep your boat out of the water when you're not using it.
bulletSafbrak-a mastclimbing product
bulletDecal Factory designs an produces high quality custom and stock business and hobby decals, labels, banners, posters, stickers and signs. Serving the boating industry and boater enthusiasts since 1983.
logosurfondgm.jpg (8171 bytes)  An interesting collection of maritime art and other items


Clothing, jewelry, bags, personal items, and foul weather gear specialists:

bulletLaurel Marine- Purveyors of Marinepool clothing from the UK
bullet Nautical Lapel Pins- custom manufacturers can make your club burgee into a lapel pin in a short time, for a great price, e-mail Hollis Fulmor for details and to place your order.
bulletDouglas Gill Foul Weather Gear-
bulletWatership Trading Co- "hats for humans"  (great sailing hats)
bulletAuthentic Boating USA - Signature apparel gear for the boating, fishing & sailing enthusiast.  Award-winning boating BBQ sauces, beach & picnic items.
bulletElla Vickers- bags are handcrafted with incredibly tough, recycled sailcloth personally selected from Americas Cup boats, Maxi yachts and high performance racing boats from around the world "My sister and I make cool stuff from sails, mostly authentic racing sails"


bulletLegendary Conch Horns
Most unusual sea gift in 100 years !
Carried by sailors throughout the world for centuries......" Unique Traditional Seafaring Gift and Trophy "


bulletAllNautical-jewelry, chelsea clocks, goodies of all kinds


bulletTrue Wind - Unique collection of stylish duffel bags, tote bags and outerwear that are made from real sailcloth. Individually handcrafted in the USA, our products are made using traditional sail-making techniques and marine accessories
bulletOcean Racing- "we provide technical gear bags for ocean racers"
bulletSailing Jewelry-some great 14 carat nautical jewelry from Seawear
bulletSailing Shirts Co. UK - has a wide range of apparel which they will custom print or embroider with your vessel name or whatever you?d like.
bulletDolphin Designs of Maine- handcrafted, sterling silver, nautical designs jewelry.
bulletSailingProShop- Good deals on foulies, safety gear, and more
bulletNostalgic Bay- sells really cool models of sailing ships and boats
bulletDaGallo- custom made sailing gear.  A German company specializing in custom sailing clothing.  Site is in German
bulletLine Honors- performance sailing clothing
bulletI'd Rather Sail- a nice line of shirts and caps with humorous sailing designs- check 'em out.

see also "Tools and Materials" and "Fixing Things" for more chandleries and sources



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