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How to Change the Cover on a Cousin Constrictor® Textile Rope Clutch in 7 Steps

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Created as a lightweight alternative to traditional metal clutches, the Cousin Constrictor® is a great bit of kit for reliably holding rope under load with great longevity when properly maintained.

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

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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.

The Cousin Constrictor® Textile Rope Clutch


Cousin Constrictor Textile Rope Clutch

 

At some point in our lives, we have all experienced the vice-like grip of the 'Chinese finger trap'; when pulled, the cylindrical, woven braid is designed to contract and constrain the finger. It is this mechanism that forms the simple premise behind the Constrictor® Textile Rope Clutch.

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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