Features June 2009 Issue

Boat Deck Hardware: Rope Clutch Test Update

Garhauer’s new stainless-steel rope clutch proves to be a bargain.

Practical Sailor testers compared the new Garhauer rope clutch to rope clutches from Lewmar and Spinlock, which were tested in March 2009. They rated the line handlers’ ease of threading, loads, slippage, load loss, and line pull, along with price, warranty, and weight.

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