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Optimist Fever

Learn why this 8 ft, flat-bottomed kid's boat has become the first trainer for many of the world's best. And why this unassuming dinghy has brought more new sailors into the sport than any other.

Pedestal Designs See Dramatically Improved Aerodynamics

New Harken pedestal designs dramatically improve aerodynamics.

Harken Updates CB Travelers New Retrofit Options for Non-CB Systems

Harken has announced an update to its CB (captive bearing) traveler cars that allows cars to fit both captive bearing and older style non-captive track.

Harken Equips Boats 13.7-18 m (45-60 ft) with a Captivating New Winch

Harken has released two Electric Captive Reel Winches for smaller yachts from 13.7-18 m (45-60 ft).

Harken Announces Appointment of John Jensen as Global CFO

Harken announces the appointment of new Chief Financial Officer.

Harken Introduces New Performa™ Racing Winch

The lightweight 50.3STP is the latest addition to Harken’s Performa™ racing winch line and provides the perfect balance between speed and power.

Harken Introduces 10 cc Model to Grand-Prix Hydraulic Pump Line

Adding to its competition-tested 20 cc pumps, Harken has expanded it high-efficiency rotary pumps with a new 10 cc version.

Harken/Jeanneau’s Assisted Sail Trim (AST) Winner of Pittman Innovation Award

Harken/Jeanneau’s Assisted Sail Trim (AST) was named winner in the electronics category of SAIL Magazine's renowned Pittman Innovation Awards.

New Harken Digital System Switch Provides Trouble-Free Control for Electrically-Powered Yacht Systems

Sail and powerboat owners can count on Harken’s one-of-a-kind Digital System Switch (DSS) to provide reliable, trouble-free control for electrically-powered systems on their yachts.

Mark Wiss Accepts New Role as Director of Harken Business Development

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