Ordering Winches

5/5/2012

1. Choose Drum Material, Speed & Style

Aluminum: Aluminum Radial® winches in 1-, 2-, and 3-speed self-tailing or plain-top.

Aluminum Classic single-speed, plain-top winches in sizes 6 and 8; 2- and 3-speed self-tailing winches sizes 980 and up in aluminum or aluminum/stainless.

Chrome:
Chrome Radial winches feature chrome drums with black composite bases and tops; 1-, 2-, and 3-speed self-tailing.

All-chrome Classic winches have chrome bases, drums, and tops; 1-, 2- and 3-speeds; self-tailing or plain-top.

Stainless Steel: Stainless steel winches have stainless bases, drums, and tops; 2-, and 3-speed self-tailing; 4-speed winches in some larger sizes.

Bronze: Bronze winches in 1-, 2- and 3-speeds; self-tailing or plain-top styles.

Carbon Fiber: Carbon fiber winches in 2- and 3-speed self-tailing or top-cleating.

To order large cruising, Megayacht and Grand Prix racing winches, please contact Harken.

Powered Winches: Choose electric or hydraulically driven winches and components. To order hydraulic winches, please contact Harken.

2. Determine size

The Sizing Chart selects winches for different applications and rig dimensions. If unsure of the dimensions, use the Typical Dimensions graphs. To order large Grand Prix and Megayacht winches, please contact Harken.

3. Choose Ball Bearing Handle

Plain or lock-in handles in chromed bronze, bronze and aluminum; Speedgrip and Standard styles in 203- and 254-mm ( 8- and 10-inch) lengths.

Technical Service email

262-691-3320 phone 7:30-4:30 CST

 

Rig Dimensions

 
Definitions

 
I
Height of the foretriangle measured from the top of the highest sheave to the sheerline

 
I2
Height of staysail halyard above deck

 
J
Base of the foretriangle measured from the front of the mast to the intersection of the forestay and deck

 
J2
Base of staysail triangle

 
P
Luff length of the mainsail

 
E
Foot length of the mainsail

 

Winch IJPE Charat
 
SIZING CHART

 
     
  
GENOA
 
MAINSAIL
  
 
 
 
WINCH SIZE
 
SHEET
HALYARD
 
END-BOOM MAINSHEET
HALYARD
REEF
  
 
 
 
  
Max sail area 100% foretriangle
(I x J x .5)
Max I
 
4:1 Sheet max sail area
(P x E x .5)
Max P
Max P

 
 
 
 
 
  
ft2
m2
ft
m
 
ft2
m2
ft
m
ft
m

 
 
 
 
 
6
 
75
7
25
7.6
 
-
-
25
7.6
34
10.4

 
 
 
 
 
8
 
115
10.5
36
11
 
150
14
32
9.8
40
12.2

 
 
 
 
 
16*
 
155
14.5
42
12.8
 
230
21
38
11.6
46
14

 
 
 
 
 
20
 
155
14.5
42
12.8
 
230
21
38
11.6
46
14

 
 
 
 
 
32*
 
225
21
48
14.6
 
335
30
43
13.1
53
16.2

 
 
 
 
 
35
 
225
21
48
14.6
 
335
30
43
13.1
53
16.2

 
 
 
 
 
40
 
270
25
54
16.5
 
410
38
49
14.9
57
17.4

 
 
 
 
 
44*
 
340
31.5
64
19.5
 
560
52
59
18
68
20.7

 
 
 
 
 
46
 
365
34
69
21
 
625
58
64
19.5
73
22.2

 
 
 
 
 
48*
 
390
36
73
22.2
 
700
65
68
20.7
78
23.8

 
 
 
 
 
50
 
390
36
73
22.2
 
700
65
68
20.7
78
23.8

 
 
 
 
 
53*
 
435
40
77
23.5
 
765
72
73
22.2
85
25.9

 
 
 
 
 
60
 
525
49
82
25
 
850
79
80
24.4
92
28

 
 
 
 
 
70
 
590
55
86
26.2
 
1000
93
85
25.9
97
29.6

 
 
 
 
 
74*
 
950
88
100
30.5
 
1350
125
102
31.1
-
-

 
 
 
 
 
80
 
950
88
100
30.5
 
1350
125
102
31.1
-
-

 
*Available in stainless steel, all-chrome, or bronze only. Material availability varies by winch size. Contact Harken to request quote and lead time.

 

 

 
  
STAYSAIL
 
SPINNAKER
  
 
 
 
WINCH SIZE
 
HALYARD
 
SHEET
HALYARD
TOPPING LIFT/
FOREGUY
  
 
 
 
  
Max I2
 
Max sail area
(I x J x 1.8)
Max I
Max I

 
 
 
 
 
  
ft
m
 
ft2
m2
ft
m
ft
m

 
 
 
 
 
6
 
25
7.6
 
500
46.5
25
7.6
35
10.7

 
 
 
 
 
8
 
37
11.3
 
800
74
36
11
44
13.4

 
 
 
 
 
16*
 
42
12.8
 
975
91
42
12.8
50
15.2

 
 
 
 
 
20
 
42
12.8
 
975
91
42
12.8
50
15.2

 
 
 
 
 
32*
 
48
14.6
 
1135
105
48
14.6
56
17

 
 
 
 
 
35
 
48
14.6
 
1135
105
48
14.6
56
17

 
 
 
 
 
40
 
54
16.5
 
1240
115
54
16.5
61
18.6

 
 
 
 
 
44*
 
64
19.5
 
1400
130
64
19.5
73
22.2

 
 
 
 
 
46
 
69
21
 
1530
142
68
20.7
78
23.8

 
 
 
 
 
48*
 
73
22.2
 
1750
162
74
22.5
82
25

 
 
 
 
 
50
 
73
22.2
 
1750
162
74
22.5
82
25

 
 
 
 
 
53*
 
77
23.5
 
1960
182
79
24
90
27.4

 
 
 
 
 
60
 
82
25
 
2200
204
85
25.9
98
29.9

 
 
 
 
 
70
 
86
26.2
 
3000
279
91
27.7
108
33

 
 
 
 
 
74*
 
-
-
 
-
-
105
32
-
-

 
 
 
 
 
80
 
-
-
 
-
-
105
32
-
-

 
*Available in stainless steel, all-chrome, or bronze only. Material availability varies by winch size. Contact Harken to request quote and lead time.
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