How to Service Your Winches

Some winches are more difficult to service than others. If you do not know what to expect, certain parts, depending on manufacturer, can come sliding out at inopportune times and jump overboard! I happen to know this from personal experience and if you are really unlucky (like I was) then it may be a part from a vintage […]

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Rope Clutches

As most things in life, there are pluses and minuses. Lewmar and Spinlock clutches are no exception.  Let’s have a look…… Lewmar boasts of their “domino” style locking mechanism. Spinlock raves about their cam being a superior rope grabbing mechanism. Well, both are pretty cool and both have their place, let’s have a look… One of the downsides to the Lewmar clutch, […]

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