Work Horse Winches

(published April 2017) If you have never pulled apart your sheet and halyard winches, you might be surprised at what simple and elegant machines they are on the inside. Winches are built around the drum on the outside that carries the sheets or lines. They come in a range of

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Maintaining Winches

Five simple steps can extend the life of one of your most valuable sailing tools  (published February 2013) My wife and I regularly sail together, and while we are still reasonably healthy for our age, we need help controlling the sheets and halyards, particularly when the wind gets up. This

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