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Deep Blue Engineering: Boat Machinery Makers

Deep Blue Engineering Limited design and make windlasses, equipment and fittings for traditional yachts and work boats. Our range of hardware includes steering systems and sheet winches. We also undertake bespoke work and traditional hardware restoration.

Our L30 Ratchet Windlass, installed on 'Polly', built by David Moss.

We make ratchet windlasses in a range of sizes and configurations. Details will be added to the website shortly. To see this type of windlass installed and operating, visit:

Deep Blue No 2. Bronze windlass

No 2. Bronze windlass at the workshop, then in position ready for bolting down to the deck.  This particular windlass is manual /electric, using one of our power units which is attached to the windlass whenever it is required. The windlass was installed along with  60 m of new 13 X 36 chain, a bronze chain stop/tensioner and a bow roller assembly.


- Anchor windlasses (manual, hydraulic and electric)

- Hydraulic  and mechanical steering systems

- Bespoke and standard fittings

- Anchor chain

- Parts

Example of parts: we can provide chain gypsy  and traditional capstan cast blanks in Iron or bronze, but take a look at the 'Fittings' page to get a broader idea of the hardware we can supply.

Services include:

- Bespoke systems and equipment engineering & design

- Manufacture and assembly

- Equipment Restoration

- Equipment Installation and commissioning


For enquiries please contact us on: 07576 363578

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