Genoa Lead Car Systems

Genoa lead cars allow sailors to change the sheeting angle of the genoa so the sail has a more efficient shape. Not only for racers, people with furling genoas need adjustable leads when genoas are partially furled. Cars are available in both T-track and ball bearing configurations.

Typical Boat Length:
Small Boat: 22' - 28' (6.7 - 8.5 m)
Midrange: 29' - 34' (8.8 - 10.4 m)
Big Boat: 35' - 42' (10.7 - 12.8 m)

 

Pinstop Slider

A pinstop slider car on ball bearing track is recommended for cruising boats that might upgrade to adjustable ball bearing cars.

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Diagram
Ref.
Description Small Boat
Part No.
Midrange
Part No.
Big Boat
Part No.
A Lead car G226S G276S G326S
B Cheek block 6106 6091  6093
C Track 2751  R27  R32 

 

Multi-Track

Use an adjustable car for the #1 and #2 genoas. Use a pinstop car for the #3 and #4 jibs. Adjust the forward car with a pinstop slider or T-Track car.

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Diagram
Ref.
Description Small Boat
Part No.
Midrange
Part No.
Big Boat
Part No.
A Lead car G226S G276S G326S
B Track 2751  R27  R32 
C Lead car G222B G273B G323B
D End control 2740 E2750 E3250
E Track 2720  R27  R32 
F Footblock 6091 3220 3234
G Endstop E2200 E2700 E3200
H Cheek block 350 2644 6106
I Cam cleat 365 150 280

 

Barberhauler

Use this low-profile system on racing boats with non overlapping jibs like the Farr® 40 and One Design 35. An inhaul is used to control slot size.

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Farr is a registered trademark of Bruce K Farr.

Diagram
Ref.
Description Small Boat
Part No.
Midrange
Part No.
Big Boat
Part No.
A Lead car G2227B G2737B G3247B
B End control 2740 1632 3169
C Track 2720  R27  R32 
D Endstop E2200 E2700 E3200
E Cheek block 350 2644 6106
F Cam cleat 365 150 150

 

Beachcat Jib Controls

This jib traveler is used to haul the jib sheet block outboard for slot adjustment on Multihulls up to 21 ft (6.4 m).

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Diagram
Ref.
Description 8' - 14'
(2.4 - 4.3 m)
15' - 21'
(4.6 - 6.4 m)
A Single 348 2636
B Single 2611 2628
C Cheek Block 350 2644
D Cam Cleat 468 150

 

Crossbow

The Crossbow is a self-tacking jib system designed for high-performance dinghies, skiffs, and catamarans under six meters (20').

Diagram
Ref.
Description Small Boat
Part No.
Midrange
Part No.
A Crossbow 2758.1.1M.50
B Single 2149
C Single 404
D Cheek block 416
E Single 2698
F Cam base 240

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