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Sail Faster with SAILTEC

SAILTEC, Inc. has specialized in designing and building hydraulic tension and rig control for sailboats and custom marine hydraulics since 1983. Our cost effective and durable hydraulic solution, coupled with a serious dedication to customer service and product support has made SAILTEC the first production boat source for many top sailboat brands for over twenty years.

We manufacture hydraulic/pneumatic cylinders, hand pumps, and 12V & 24V electric pumps that operate to 5000 psi (350 bar) and can generate up to 100 ton of force. Our latest products include hydraulic control of hatches, transom doors, swim platforms, keel lifting, radar lifts and other specialized applications.

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SAILTEC is the sailing industry's preference for marine hydraulics offering:
  • Worldwide sales and service
  • Standard and custom cylinders
  • Exceptional factory support
  • Product innovation
Better performing products at a lower price, SAILTEC is a great value
  • Light-weight cylinders and pumps
  • Larger piston rods for longer life and resistance to side loads
  • Redundant seals for extra leak prevention and longer life
  • Faster pumping speeds than comparable models in the industry
  • Competitive pricing
  • Broad range of cylinders, integrals and pumps with respect to stroke, speed, fit and function

t5pdfSpecification Table

Model T5, proven for rugged, trouble-free operation, the SAILTEC T5 Model has been time and race tested with installations worldwide. The T5 Model outperforms competing systems handily. 

• The most popular combination of performance and economy
• Double-acting
• Very fast—up to 5.0 ml/stroke
• Small footprint
• Self-purging of air, and self-priming
• Proven durability
• Easy to install

Aircraft-quality aluminum
• Filtered intake from reservoir
• Adjustable relief valve
• Nearly flush gauges
• Valves zero leakage to 6000 psi
All panels come complete with handle, hardware, reservoir, reservoir hose and high- pressure hose.


SAILTEC T5 remote pump provides fast hydraulic cylinder action.

SAILTEC T5 remote pump can power multi-function systems with the use of SAILTEC's selectable valving panels. These valving systems can provide hydraulic power to two or more cylinders and allows flexible design system.

Cylinder Rams To Retract 10" (254mm)
Pump Strokes Needed Seconds Needed
(when pumping two strokes per second)
-10 31 16
-12 44 22
-17 65 33
-22 84 42