Welcome to the WICHARD website, the marine hardware specialist renowned for safety products for over 30 years. Whatever your sailing program is (cruising, club, regatta, Olympic, Tran’s ocean…), you will always find the right Wichard product which has been designed and engineered to match your expectations.

Wichard was founded by Henri Wichard in Thiers, France, in 1919. The company is both a world leader in marine fittings and a dominant industrial actor in various other industrial sectors: aeronautics, medical, automotive etc.


How to use trigger snap shackle on a sailing boat.

No need to be an expert in ropework to install now a soft shackle on your sailing boat! SoftLink will bring you performance an lightness.