Best of 2023 accessories: sailing equipment


Give or treat yourself to a subscription to the print + digital Journal of Sailing and for only 69 euros a year you get the magazine at home plus read it on your PC, smartphone and tablet. With a sea of advantages.

Best Boat Accessories 2023 - Sailing Equipment
Best Boat Accessories 2023 – Sailing Equipment

The best sailing equipment for 2023

Simplify, that’s the watchword that several manufacturers have chosen as their mantra for producing new sailing accessories. Even when it comes to sailing equipment, from lines and sails to whips and furlers, new materials save time, effort and simplify life on board.

Best accessories 2023: Carbon rudder wheel – Carbonautica

Best accessories 2023: Carbon rudder wheel - Carbonautica
TOP 2023 Accessories – Carbon rudder wheel – Carbonautica

Carbonautica is a Velenje, Slovenia-based company specializing in the design and manufacture of carbon fiber and glass fiber composite (GFC) components. For several years Carbonautica has focused on the marine segment, producing, for example, rudder wheels, gangways and spars. In Italy, its top-quality products are imported by Adria Ship, which is the brand’s exclusive dealer throughout Italy.

FXe4500 Facnor – Settemari

Best accessories 2023: FXe4500 Facnor - Settemari
TOP 2023 Accessories – FXe4500 Facnor – Settemari

An electric evolution of the proven FX furler, the FXe 4500 can easily handle a sail area of up to 140 square meters and is simple to assemble, even easier if the owner already has the Facnor FX manual system. By purchasing the motorized kit, you swap the classic manual drum for the electrified one and you’re done. Control and management can be either by normal push-button or remote control.

Mooring Line – Gottifredi Maffioli

TOP 2023 Accessories - Mooring Line - Gottifredi Maffioli
TOP 2023 Accessories – Mooring Line – Gottifredi Maffioli

Gottifredi Maffioli’s Mooring Lines range is designed to meet all mooring-related needs, with a choice of lines depending on the desired elasticity, handling and breaking load. Evodock is the new line of extremely lightweight, safe and stylish lines for medium to large boats, while the Evotow line is new for those looking for very abrasion and heat resistant lines with excellent grip on winches.

Best accessories 2023: Hydraulic Backhoe Tensioner – Harken

TOP 2023 Accessories - Hydraulic Backhoe Tensioner - Harken
TOP 2023 Accessories – Hydraulic Backhoe Tensioner – Harken

Harken’s new range of high-strength hardcoat anodized aluminum hydraulic backstop tensioners. The system provides robustness with a pressure-release knob that allows for gradual adjustment. Available in 4 different sizes for boats between 9 and 18 meters and stays from 5 to 10 mm.

FT Furler – Bamar

TOP 2023 Accessories - FT Furler - Bamar
TOP 2023 Accessories – FT Furler – Bamar

Bamar, a company that installs its accessories on the decks of some of the world’s leading boats, has developed a new generation of manual furlers. The new Flat Tack Furler (FT Furler) drums feature the low tack attachment on the deck, which allows maximum luff length of the sail. In terms of operation, the rolling system on Torlon free balls on anodized aluminum raceways enables robustness, reliability, and quality.

Best accessories 2023: Mega Twin 07 Gleistein – L Marine Group

Best accessories 2023: Carbon rudder wheel - CarbonauticaMega Twin 07 - L Marine GroupAccessories TOP 2023 - Mega Twin 07 - L Marine Group
TOP 2023 Accessories – Mega Twin 07 – L Marine Group

Mega Twin 07 is the perfect top for those looking for the solution that combines excellent performance and high strength. The top is designed to withstand stress for as long as possible, even for frequent use, and to last. The rope core is made of Dyneema fiber with polyester stocking and intermediate sock to resist abrasion and wear.

Ballslide Batten System – Ronstan

Best accessories 2023: Ballslide Batten System - Ronstan
TOP 2023 Accessories – Ballslide Batten System – Ronstan

Ballslide Batten System is a patented system invented by Ronstan engineers that allows smooth, low-friction movement of your full-batten mainsail without the need for the additional rail on the mast. Advantages? Less weight and no additional cost to install the rail on the shaft.



Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Check out the latest issue

Are you already a subscriber?

Ultimi annunci
Our social

Sign up for our Newsletter

We give you a gift

Sailing, its stories, all boats, accessories. Sign up now for our free newsletter and receive the best news selected by the Sailing Newspaper editorial staff each week. Plus we give you one month of GdV digitally on PC, Tablet, Smartphone. Enter your email below, agree to the Privacy Policy and click the “sign me up” button. You will receive a code to activate your month of GdV for free!

Once you click on the button below check your mailbox



You may also be interested in.

Guida al rollafiocco - SVB Marine

What you need to know about your roller furler

The jib reel, also known as a furler, is among the indispensable equipment for sailboats. In the shop of SVB Marine you can find new ones to buy, but also replacement parts to refurbish the furling reel you already have

Lalizas e Arimar a bordo di Cheyenne

TEST The perfect life raft for racing and cruising

Safety first. And to be safe with one’s boat, cruising and racing, first and foremost the crew must be calm. Therefore, one of the key items to have on board is a quality life raft that has maximum efficiency and


Sign in