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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.

6:1 Right-Angle Reeving Dead-End on Cam


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.

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.

Conversion Calculators


5:1 Right-Angle Reeving Dead-End On Becket


8:1 40 mm, 57 mm, 75 mm Carbo


Mainsheet Traveler Systems Q&A

Harken ball bearing mainsheet cars are the ideal solution for the majority of mainsail applications. Ball bearings in CB & CB+ cars run smoothly and easily under load, and retainer clips keep the balls in place when cars are removed from the track.

Carbo Air® Blocks Q&A

Harken blocks are lightweight, strong and free running. Find answers to questions we're often asked on how to go about choosing the right hardware for your boat.

5:1 Right-Angle Reeving To Swivel Base




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