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When speaking of sailing or steering, the list of items and marine accessories to take into account is extremely wide. An in-depth analyses of many aspects is required to choose the proper steering wheels and steering systems in order to sail safely and steer the vessel preventing unexpected events.Choosing between a rudder or a steering wheel is the result of careful consideration, such as the kind of boat, its dimensions and the material it is made of. You can choose between steering wheels made of stainless steel, a material that ensures a firm grip and excellent resistance against atmospheric agents, or models in mahogany, teak or soft polyurethane. Pay also attention to the cone and diameter of the external rim, although the most popular models on the market have almost universal features. Most rudders are made of brass and the utmost attention shall be paid to the spokes. Moreover, Osculati offers a wide selection of hydraulic steering systems as well as components and accessories. Our website exhibits both Vetus and Ultraflex models. Beyond their specific features, the main difference between these two items is that the former is used only inboard while the latter can also be used outboard. These are provided with a wide range of accessories, such as nuts with spinners and hose kits.Among the various models of marine control boxes proposed in this section of the Osculati online catalogue there are single lever and double lever versions for wall mounting or console installation. Material and technical specifications are key aspects to consider when selecting the model that best meets the boat requirements.