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    Which Service Kit for my Andersen Winch

    Andersen Winches CC sailing.saga

     

    Andersen sailing winches have a strong record for service and support. However, after 60 years of product evolution, it can sometimes be difficult to keep track of which of their service kits is required for each of the winch models. In this blog we provide a comprehensive quick reference guide on identifying the correct spare parts for your Andersen winches.

    Outils Oceans Rope Bag - In Collaboration with Racers

    Outils Oceans Products

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    Outils Oceans is a brand-new product range at Upffront which we are very excited to introduce. However, the marine division of this Brittany (France) based company has been working, in collaboration with racers and offshore sailors, for many years to create a range of lightweight sturdy rope bags and accessories.

    Antal Soft Loop Hook – Light, Simple Line Control

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    Italian marine hardware manufacturer, Antal, have been creating sailing solutions since 1977 and have designed a wide range of sailing hardware to suit race boats and cruisers. Their Soft Loop Hook is a lightweight, flexible, simple to use device for adjusting genoa or spinnaker sheet leads.

    LOOP Cover Shackles, A New Twist on Soft Shackles

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    LOOP soft shackles are a simple, yet highly versatile product. They can be used almost anywhere that you would use a conventional shackle and have an incredible strength to weight ratio, as you would expect from Dyneema®. The new LOOP Cover Shackles take things one step further.

    Ronstan Cam Cleats: Lighter, Stronger and Kinder to Ropes

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    Simple, reliable and extremely versatile, Cam Cleats are a staple on boats of all sizes, either as the primary rope holding solution on dinghies, or as part of a purchase system on larger boats and yachts.

    Harken Small Boat Furlers - From 14ft Dinghy to 30ft Sportsboat

    Upffront J70 With Harken Furler

     

    Harken have a dedicated range of furlers for dinghies and keel boats up to 30ft (3mm, 5mm and 6mm diameter forestays). These are what we, at upffront.com would term “Structural furlers”, in that they are an integral part of the main forestay. These systems are designed for furling only and cannot be used as a jib reefing system.

    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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