Yacht Equipment, sailing and watersports chandlery

Yacht Equipment, 71 / 73 Main Road, Danbury, Essex. CM3 4DJ.   Tel: 01245 223563  

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Fitting out your boat

Fitting out your boat


RWO CleatOur extensive range of fittings for racing dinghies and small cruising boats includes Holt, Harken, RWO, Barton, Sea Sure and Ronstan.


English Braids ropesWe stock a wide selection of ropes made by Marlow Ropes and Kingfisher. Our selection includes low stretch, high strength, kevlars, shock cord, webbing, float line also whipping twine in various colours.


Ormiston stainless steel wireAll rigging and guardrail is made to order on the premises. Ormiston wire in stainless steel comes in sizes from 2mm-5mm.

Charts / books and navigation gear.

We stock all sorts of navigational plotters and accessories, from Hawk wind indicators to compases made by Silva. Stanfords and Imray navigational charts and a range of sailing books.

Ultimate Sailing Watch by Optimum TimeNew - Imray digital charts. These are available on CD and are designed for simplicity of use, they combine the full range of electronic navigation functions whilst retaining the clarity and familiarity of Imray charts. High definition charts plus integrate GPS plotter.


Compasses and watches

Ultimate Sailing Watch by Optimum TimeWatches include Optimum Time favourites - the Ultimate sailing watch (pictured) and Optimum Time Race watches for men and women.

Axium 2 hand held compassVarious fixed and hand held compasses. Axium hand bearing compass gives a quick and accurate reading, thanks to the 2 coloured compass card.

To see our compasses and navigation section of the on-line shop - click here.

Oars, paddles and praddles

Oars are available in various lengths, Kayak paddlesSelection of oars and paddles in various lengths and Kayak paddles - from Brittania, Plastimo and Caviness. Rowlocks also available.

The original praddleAlso the Original Praddle - the one arm paddle for use in boat close to the water.

Whilst we have a good selection of oars in the shop, these are not available through the on-line shop for mail order due to variable P&P requirements because of the length. But please ring and get a quote if you need these to be posted to you.

However paddles and the original praddle are available through the on line shop - click here to view paddles and praddles .

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