Sailboat tiller extensions
Lightweight Tiller Extension Strong, lightweight anodised aluminium tube UV resistant, extra tough Spinflex joint 360 degree control - Spinflex joint swivels freely through the full ...
... base cover allows quick fitting and removal of the tiller extension from the fixed base for ease of transport, storage or security. A curved surface adapter is available for mounting on round tiller ...
... this means the driver can now safely relax on the tern rail seat. The Forespar Steering Control Arm uses a twist-lock extension with a special quick-release attachment clamp mounted to the wheel. It installs in seconds ...
Forespar’s® economical fixed length tiller extension is now a better value. Featuring our removable Speed Lock (SL) rubber universal end fitting mounted on rugged 5/8” dia. black anodized aluminum tubing ...
... 60 Cm Silver Category:Rudder and Tiller Subcategory:Tiller Extension Type:Fastac Colour:Silver/Blue Length (mm):600 Material:Aluminium 16mm Dia Fixing Size (mm):5mm Pan Head Fixing Quantity:2 Hole ...
Barton tiller extensions Manufactured from 15mm diameter aluminium and available in a wide variety of lengths. All Barton tiller extensions feature our flexible joint ...
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How to choose this product
A sailboat tiller extension enables crew to steer from an offset position.
These devices enable the crew to steer positioned to windward or hiked out, particularly useful on racing boats and multihulls. On cruising vessels, they offer the option of steering from a more comfortable position.
Most extensions consist of a straight aluminum tube, sometimes telescopic, attached to the tiller via a ball joint. The end is covered by a rubber grip or has a circular handle, affording better purchase. Certain telescopic models have a button on the handle for one-handed length adjustment.
How to choose
A long, non-telescopic extension is advisable on catamarans. This enables crew to steer from the windward hull and to easily change sides when coming about. On monohulls, a telescopic model can be adjusted to the crew's arm length or steering position.
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