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    Spinlock’s XTX - the latest innovation in rope holding

    Spinlock XTX on a boat

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    Widely known as experts in rope holding, Spinlock is the go-to solution for many sailors when it comes to clutches and jammers.  

     

    We’ve been looking forward to the launch of their new product, the XTX Clutch ever since we got our first look at this sleek and modern design at METS 2019.

    Spinlock Clutches and Jammers - Remote Operation

     

    spinlock clutches on a boat

    Credit: Spinlock

    A simple and reliable rope holding solution, everyone is familiar with spinlock’s range of clutches and jammers on the coach roof. But, did you know that Spinlock sells upgrade kits for remote control operation?

     

    Karver KJ Jammer

     
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    Images credit: Karver Systems 
     
    French hardware manufacturer, Karver has been active in the French offshore sailing scene (IMOCA and offshore multihull) since its inception in 2004. Their reputation is based on developing a range of innovative products that combine ergonomics, efficiency and lightweight. One of these is the: Karver KJ Jammer.

    Cleats, Clutches and Jammers – What’s the difference?

    Rope Clutch

    Image Credit: Ronstan

     

    When it comes to purchasing new sailing hardware, there are a plethora of options available. However, whilst some hardware has a clear place and purpose on a boat – such as hanks, locks and blocks – when it comes down to choosing between a cleat, clutch or jammer it can be hard to know which to go for. The following blog will examine cleats, clutches and jammers in turn, to enable you to determine the best option for securely holding a line on your boat.

    We are constantly reporting on the latest innovations in the marine industry which offer weight savings whilst, at the same time, increasing safety factors. The result: lighter, faster, safer and more exciting sailing.

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