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Dr Harken Clinic: block and traveler maintenance…what’s the big deal?
Less maintenance = more friction = less efficiency
Choosing a new winch gives you a few questions to answer, here are the key things to consider!
Self-Tacking Jibs: Why, How, and What to Watch Out For
There is a trend to fit self-tacking jibs onto older boats. This is easily done, but requires some thought. Here are my tips for three basic arrangements!
Complementary Hardware Q&A
Harken Complementary hardware is an essential addition to any boat. Find answers to questions that are often asked about these products.
Digital System Switch Q&A
Designing a dependable system that is easy to use was our highest priority.
ESP Blocks Q&A
ESP stands for Elegant Simple Products. ESP blocks have a simpler construction and bearing system than Black Magic® and stainless steel blocks, but they complement these lines with similar aesthetics. ESPs are strong, reliable, and cost-effective.
Shackle vs rope block attachments…the facts revealed
Dr Harken investigates the pros and cons of shackle vs rope attachments
Genoa Lead Q&A
A good genoa lead system will make you faster around the course or on your journey. A ball bearing system is usually the best solution. Cars roll smoothly even while loaded and pinstop hole spacing doesn't matter; you can fine-tune cars to any position on the track. While T-track systems are not as smooth or adjustable as ball bearing cars, they are sometimes appropriate for the #3 genoa, a small, flat sail that doesn't require adjusting.
Harken Sport: sizing charts for sunglasses
Harken Sport: sailing glove sizing
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