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Harken Sport: Lens Types and Specifications
Harken sunglass lenses block 100% of UVA, UVB and UVC rays, 90 to 95% of short wave blue light, and absorb 99.9% of reflected glare. Contoured lenses eliminate distortion.
Windward Sheeting Simplifies Tacking
A patented slider mechanism allows cars to be pulled to windward without releasing the leeward control line. Tack, and the car stays in the same position, ready to be pulled to the new windward side. Boats from dinghies to 13.7 m (45 ft).
Cam fairleads are ideal for controls on modern boats where crew move from cockpit, to trapeze, to weather rail.
Ready to Reef and Roll
Furlers allow you to reef or stow the genoa from the safety of the cockpit instead of having to drag sails onto the foredeck. You can sail your boat shorthanded, or have your normal crew sail a larger boat.
Usually, the pit person has only two winches to handle eight or nine lines, making it inevitable that there will be times when you're short a winch. To utilize both winches most effectively, place a deck organizer aft of the stopper bank to route lines to the far side winch.
Harken Sport: Sunglass Technology
An explanation of lens layers and coating technologies for Harken Sport sunglasses.
Electric Furling Q&A
Harken electric furling allows you to cruise in luxury and reef, furl, or set sail safely from the cockpit with the push of a button. Find answers to questions we're often asked about electric furling systems.
Traveler Track Q&A
Harken traveler systems are grouped into seven basic families—Micro, Small Boat, Midrange, Big Boat, Mini-Maxi, Maxi and CRX. Each family of cars is engineered to handle different loads and applications and Harken track is designed to be compatible with these features.
5:1 Right-Angle Reeving Dead-End On Becket
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