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  1. Windlass Differences

    Gear & Maintenance
    I have a ComPac 27 that weighs about 7000# and sail alone. Looking for a windlass at this point to help. I have looked at a new Lewmar VX1 that has a gypsy and drum. What is the advantage to having both? I carry 150' of 1/2" rope and 30' of 1/4" chain, a 26# Manson Supreme. Is there another...
  2. Adventures with a Lewmar Concept windlass

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hi friends, Bought a prev loved Niagara 31 this spring. Have had a lovely time so far, and also a healthy dose of failing gear. This week it's the windlass-a Lewmar Concept 1 sitting on a custom wood mount above the balsa core deck, feeding in 150' of rode/chain to a locker at the forepeak...
  3. Anchor windlass installation on CS36T - What's your set-up?

    CS Yachts
    I want to add an electric windlass to my CS36T and would like know how other CS36t owners have done this and what you like and don't like about your set-up. -What kind of windlass have you got, vertical or horizontal? -How have you provided for a deep enough rode locker for the chain to fall...
  4. need help to identify elec windlass!

    Gear & Maintenance
    hello all! is anyone able to recognise the make/model of this electric windlass please? thanks
  5. Anyone have experience rebuilding vertical electric windless ?

    Pacific Seacraft
    I have a VRC vertical electric rope-chain windlass on my 1993 Pacific Seacraft-37 that I am going to rebuild. I removed the motor but have some concerns about removing the gear box. (the ger box is below deck in the chain locker). It looks like the gear box is bolted to the windlass (obove...
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