We stock a vast range of traditional fittings, fastenings, lights, rope and materials. We also stock more modern fittings from Schaefer Marine, along with the classic Davey & Co fittings. For custom pieces our workshop can make it for you in bronze, stainless or galvanised steel. If you prefer you can shop by supplier
Portlights, rudder gear and stanchions for traditional vessels, and anything else that goes on the hull of the boat.
From boathooks to hatch fittings
Goosenecks, gaff saddles etc... To have an item made to your specification see 'Custom Work & Specials' Below.
Running Rigging, Standing Rigging, Blocks and Winches.
Catches, hinges, locks and lights for the cabin.
There can't be many places in the world which offer as many types of rope as we do.We range from Hi-tech rope for racing boats to natural fibre yarns for decorative ropework.
Nuts, Bolts, Washers, Screws, Nails etc...
From our stocks of brass, bronze and copper, plate strip and rod. All waterproofing equipment is in this section, as well as rubber for seals and leather for ... well, whatever you like.
A miscellany of traditional materials, mostly used in an attempt to keep water out of the boat or its equipment.
All the glues and fillers you'll need to smooth out the rough edges of your classic vessel.
The Classic marine toilet. Hand built in the UK by Sea Sure, where only the very best will do. As well as building new toilets we have a special service for clients, where we will repair, rebuild, refurbish or renovate a Blakes of any age, bringing it back looking brand new and ready for another 80 years of service! Contact us for details.
All the spares you need to repair your marine cooker.
All the paints, varnishes and fillers to get your classic vessel looking perfect.
Bunkside reading and practical guides
A selection of riggers, ropeworkers and sailmakers tools - many of which came about as a result of taking over the shop side of Footrope Knots.It is an area we are likely to expand in future.
Money for old rope and other short stories. Some ex-stock some secondhand and some as new. ITEMS ARE ALL SINGLES UNLESS STATED.
A selection of fine boats from Iain Oughtred and Francois Vivier which you can build yourself