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Hydraulic Steering Systems


2017 Annual Stocktaking

2017 Annual Stocktaking

Due to stocktaking on 29 and 30 September 2017, no delivery will be made.

The sales department will remain available to you during these two days.

LS Installation on E-TEC G2 Range is now Possible

LS adaptation kit for Envirude motors

Lecomble & Schmitt resolves the adaptation of its helm pumps and hydraulic pipes on the EVINRUDE E-TEC G2 outboard motor range by proposing specific fittings.

The integration of this equipment between the motor manufacturer fittings and LS piping is quick and simple with no special tools required.

Lecomble & Schmitt - key player in the market – demonstrates once more its capacities to adapt.

LS Recipe for 70-Year Existence and More

70 years LS

- 1 large dose of customer focus

- 1 dose of creativity with a performing R&D department

- 1 dose of responsiveness with calibrated, measured and streamlined production

- 1 large dose of human knowledge and skills and a targeted training plan

- Mix together with 1 dose of continuous improvement around a relevant and efficient QMS

- To be tested and enjoyed without moderation


Lecomble & Schmitt, the only French manufacturer of hydraulic steering systems for pleasure and professional boats, will celebrate the company’s 70th birthday this year. LS extends its thanks to all its professional clients and users for their trust in and loyalty to the company.

Crimping of Fittings on LS Flexible Tubes

Video Crimping of Fittings on LS Flexible Tubes

Correct crimping of fittings on Lecomble & Schmitt flexible tubes will ensure good overall performance of our hydraulic steering systems.

Two animated technical videos are available on our Internet website and on our YouTube channel. They describe how to crimp fittings with clamps or screwed connection fittings on 6 mm and 8 mm flexible tubes.

Lecomble & Schmitt as Supplier for the « Energy Observer » Project

Energy Observer

The first energy self-sufficient boat was launched on 14th April 2017 in Saint Malo waters. In July this catamaran, named “Energy Observer” will set out on a tremendous challenge!

The boat has indeed the ambitious project to become the symbol of energy mix management. In a six-year journey around the world, completely autonomously by means of its hydrogen propulsion and renewable energies (wind power and solar energy), the “Solar Impulse” of the seas aims to be at the forefront of a genuine energy revolution.

We are proud to be a supplier for this innovative project. The catamaran hydraulic steering system is supplied by LS. This equipment meets the requirements of such a challenge for smooth, efficient and reliable navigation.

Lecomble & Schmitt wishes fair winds to Energy Observer!

Tilt HB 5: A Broader Range With 4 New Models

Tilt HB 5

At the beginning of 2017 Lecomble & Schmitt informed you of the release of a new steering wheel tilt system “tilt HB5” in versions 26 and 30 cc/turn.

As the most compact tilt system on the market, it is today available in 6 different cubic capacities from 20 to 50 cc/turn, the same capacities as for L.S range of outboard helm pumps.

With each one of these models it is possible to orientate the steering wheel within 5 available positions from -24° to + 24°, thus providing a greater steering comfort, whatever the position of the operator.

LS Linear Drive – Update to LHM Fluid!


Do you have a boat equipped with a Lecomble & Schmitt linear drive for the autopilot? Benefit as from now from one of our maintenance programmes for your equipment!

Three kinds of package rates are proposed (*):

> Oil Change Package
> Oil Change + Motor Brushes Package
> Oil Change + All Wearing Parts

To have the maintenance work done, please contact your local professional or our after-sales service at +33(0)

(*)Packages details: LHM Fluid Maintenance Package

Dual Outlet Pump, Twice as Many Advantages

Dual Outlet Pump Lecomble & Schmitt

By developing a pump with dual outlets, Lecomble & Schmitt simplifies the hydraulic circuit of your steering system significantly.

Elimination of tee fittings, choice of outlets (vertical and/or horizontal) depending on the space available, reduction of the installation costs… All these advantages can be found in our range dual outlet pumps.

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