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Author: Howard
Subject: Upgraded Winches
Info: (9030 views) Posted: Wednesday 10-17-07 08:01:45 PM
Thanks for the input, would you recommend that I go with the 32's over the two speed 16's?

::
:: I completed a winch upgrade to the boat about a year ago
:: where I replaced the Lewmars with Harkens. I started out
:: with the Harken 16's single speed on the genoa winches,
:: and have recently moved those to the cabin top for
:: halyard use, and placed Harken 32s 2 speed on the genoa.
:: The Harken winches are excellent in ALL respects.

:: Tom
::
:: :: I am looking at upgrading the jib winches on my Express
:: :: 27 from Barient 10 to a two speed Harken 16X2. Anybody
:: :: have any input on this? I have found the Barient 10's
:: :: inadequate in a good blow, especially for the genoa.
:: ::
:: :: Your input would be greatly appreciate!

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