Solimar produces 4 different types of mechanical steering
systems (pedestals or bulkheads) suitable for sailing and
cruising boats from 8 up to 40 meters and over :
-Serie 604 Steering system with wire/chain transmission
and wire with push-pull conduit
-Serie 606 Steering system with textile rope transmission
-Serie 607 Steering system with rack and pinion transmission
-Serie 650 Steering system with reduction gearbox and universal
All the systems can be fitted on a large range of pedestal
models (built in light alloy, fibreglass or carbon fibre).
Bearings and ruddershafts
Solimar manufactures many types of standard and self aligning
rudder bearings. All the components are made with raw materials
of top quality: stainless steel A304, aluminium 3571, torlon,
peek, ertalyte. All our bearings are available in the versions
for the deck and for the hull of the boat.
We will advise you the most effective system for the watertight
of the lower bearings. Besides the high-tech rudder bearings,
Solimar is still producing the old and classic lower bushings
made of bronze, brass or stainless steel with stuffing box
for the watertight. Moreover, we manufacture many types of
stainless steel, titanium, aluminium rudder shafts. On request,
Solimar can supply also rudder shafts complete of blade.
flush deck hatches
Solimar produces flush deck hatches made with glass “E” or
with carbon fibre. These flush deck hatches are light and
they haven’t any problem of corrosion. After the lamination,
the hatch will be flush deck to the deck of the boat. We manufacture
more then 30 standard hatches, rectangular, square or trapezoidal
shape. The hinges are made of stainless steel while all the
other fittings are available both in aluminium and in stainless
steel. All the hatches are available in four versions, two
with “glass” (perspex- standard colour grey - Italy) and
two without “glass”:
-VA type with “glass”, preset for deck with teak.
-VB type with “glass”, preset for painted deck.
-T type without “glass”, preset for deck with teak.
-TVB type without “glass”, preset for painted deck.
Solimar manufactures a large range of steering wheels made
of stainless steel A 304, titanium, aluminium, stainless steel
and wood, carbon fibre, carbon fibre and wood, available in
many versions: flat with standard, staggered, double and crossed
spokes or “dish”, normal (ND), extra (ED) and super (SD) “dish”.
All the steering wheel models are available with wooden rim,
massive or lamellar mono-coloured or bi-coloured (on demand
wooden connection on the spokes). All the steering wheels
can be covered with leather or microfibre “lorica” on the
rim (on demand partially also on the spokes) see covering
page (under construction).
SOLIMAR producing fittings for traditional yachts and boats
over twenty years ago. Blocks and accessories in ash wood
and alumium bronze for traditional yachts and in tufnol, bronze
and stainless steel for classical boats.
Solimar produces also many accessories for sailing boats.
Portlights - SOLIMAR made fibreglass portlights with(to
be) laminated structure
for no corrosion problems, 3 sizes are available also custom
sizes include glass size. Handles and Hinges are made of black
hardkote anodization aluminium or stainless steel for best
style and more brightness on the internal side.