Self-tailing sailboat winches
... Radial winch drums gripping surface is shaped for each winch size and drum material and features diagonal ribs (rather than textured abrasive materials) to maximize gripping power and greatly reduce line ...
Product Description A Self-Tailing EVO® Winch that works at the push of a button! That’s exactly what you will find with Lewmar’s electric winch range. Whether you ...
... with state of the art technology to offer the most advanced winch range ever - the EVO®. We have taken Lewmar's Ocean winch, the most popular winch ever made, and improved it further. ...
... the rope enters onto the drum at an angle of 5º to 10º to the base axis of the winch. To achieve this angle it may be necessary to use a base wedge when installing the winch. Product is made to order, ...
... upper ring to immediately dismantle the winch for an easy of cleaning and maintenance. New self-tailing XT system: fixed upper disk with built in ST arm and self-regulating ...
... highly-resistant auto-lubricated synthetic bushing. Self tailing and self-adjusting for a variety of rope diameters. Off-centre axle means more space for gears with the same base diameter ...
... load the winch may handle as follows: pull of handle (kg x Power Ratio = pull of winch (kg). This means that by applying a load of 10kg, using a 10" standard handle, on a Power Ratio 40:1 winch, ...
... kg tractive force you will find the perfect winch for your sailing yacht at msm. The PowerSailwinch (EST + REW) can also be ideally used as a central winch. Manual operation of the winch ...
Rondal self-tailing winches share all the same features and benefits as the drum winches, with the addition of a self-tailing head, spring-loaded for optimal grip on ...
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How to choose this product
The self-tailing winch is designed to facilitate single-handed operation. A groove, or jaws atop the drum automatically maintains the line under constant tension, enabling the crew member to exert more force on the winch handle.
This type of winch is indispensable for solo sailing. Now common on many boats, it offers more line-handling flexibility since it does not require a separate jam cleat.
These devices take up line as would a traditional winch. A metal guide then leads the free end of the line into a slot atop the drum. Ridges preventing the line from slipping enable the jaws to act as a cleat. This keeps the line under tension while sheeting in.
How to choose
Line diameter and expected load will determine the choice of self-tailing winch.
- Frees both hands for cranking
- Reduces the risk of fouling
- More difficult to slack rapidly
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