"I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it — but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor".
-Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Whether you own a sailing dinghy, day sailor, high-tech racer or an ocean cruiser, West Marine has the sailboat hardware you need to rig your boat for any sailing adventure. Online and in our stores you will find a complete selection of rigging systems and upgrades. Major brands include Lewmar, Harken, Ronstan, Karver, Hood, Schaefer, Spinlock and more. Need to replace your running rigging? Check out boating’s best selection of cordage by New England Ropes, Samson and FSE Robline. Time to replace your standing rigging? Shop our selection of stainless steel wire, toggles and turnbuckles. Brands represented include Alps Wire Rope, Johnson Marine, Hayn and Alexander Roberts. System upgrades and replacement parts include downwind poles and cars, lifelines and terminals plus reefing and furling systems. You will also find a complete selection of sailing cleats, sailboat blocks, sailing winches, sailing instruments, shackles, snaps and fittings.