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On this spring's to-do list you, being an ambitious soul, have added "service winches. That's one of the worst jobs on the list. It is somewhere between turning yourself blue with toxic bottom paint dust and putting that new valve in on the leaky head.
By Simon Jollands in Crewing skills 0 comments. The sails of a large yacht exert considerable force on the ropes which control them. As a result, hauling the ropes tight requires considerable physical effort.
A versatile alternative to conventional aluminium winches, the Barton range of composite winches offer significant cost and weight savings and are truly low maintenance. Virtually self-lubricating, friction-free and corrosion resistant, the ingenious use of advanced materials ensure consistent performance and reliability. For self-tailing, the entire winch must be stacked with line.
As pictured good condition 2 x speed, missing handle. Standard size winch handle in good condition. Boat winch handle which I have had for years.
By SlimOctober 13, in Cruising Anarchy. I'm looking to update my boat's winches mid 60's South Coast and I'm considering Murray's. Anyone have any experience with them?
We can now be contacted at sales huttonwinches. It is assumed here that the person undertaking the winch service will be able to dismantle and assemble the winch. Typically, this Retaining Nut is engraved with Barlow or Barient and the model number of the winch.
I put a pair on my old Golden Hind 31 several years ago and absolutely fell in love with them. They look great on traditional boats, of course, but are also extremely functional. With the handle on the bottom of the winch, you never have to remove it to handle the line on the drum.