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    This library of articles about Harken products and sail handling provides more information than just part numbers and selection guides. Check out in-depth information on everything from deck organizers to winches. Most articles are available for linking or reprinting as well.

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    5/3/2012
    Adjustable Spinnaker Pole Cars A Harken ball bearing spinnaker pole car makes it possible to adjust the car, even on a ...
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    6/4/2012
    Cam Fairleads Cam fairleads are ideal for controls on modern boats where crew move from cockpit, to trapeze, to weather rail.
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    5/3/2012
    Choosing Winch Power The winch is a rotating lever with the fulcrum of the winch face and force applied by the handle. Internal gearing compounds the leverage.
    Star_Harken.t
    6/20/2012
    Curved Track Harken can bend track vertically ends down or ends up, horizontally, or with a compound bend depending on your boat's requirements.
    Deck-organizer_Tartan4400.t
    6/20/2012
    Deck Organizers Usually, the pit person has only two winches to handle eight or nine lines, making it ...
    PUMA_ttr-blocks_black.t
    5/4/2012
    Evolution of the TTR AirBlock “Racing brings on head-scratching innovation,” said Peter Harken about Harken’s long ...
    ESP installation thumb nail
    12/16/2013
    Installing an ESP Furler Stan Cockeram from Harken UK documents the installation of an ESP Jib Reefing & Furling System.
    ratchet_NacraF18_th
    5/2/2012
    Ideas that Click You hear them across every racecourse, telling you your competitors are trimming sheets ...
    Tartan4300_PG03.t
    6/20/2012
    Ready to Reef and Roll Furlers allow you to reef or stow the genoa from the safety of the cockpit instead of ...
    track-riser_morris46.t
    6/21/2012
    Traveler Know How The mainsheet traveler is a powerful device that helps reduce weather helm, decreases ...
    Rope3_dyneema.t
    6/20/2012
    Winches Magnify People Power A wide variety of mechanical devices have evolved to allow relatively weak people to ...
    2746.t
    5/2/2012
    Windward Sheeting Simplifies Tacking A patented slider mechanism allows cars to be pulled to windward without releasing the ...
    Footwear.t
    1/1/2011
    Harken Sport: Footwear Technology We pioneered the athletic sailing shoe, designing every last detail to address the rigorous demands of the water.
    Sunglasses.t
    1/1/2011
    Harken Sport: Lens Types and Specifications Harken sunglass lenses block 100% of UVA, UVB and UVC rays, 90 to 95% of short wave blue ...
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    1/1/2011
    Harken Sport: Sunglass Technology An explanation of lens layers and coating technologies for Harken Sport sunglasses.
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