This new series of vertical windlasses has a 316 stainless steel base with rode and chain on a single gypsy and a manual free-fall system. The DP3 is available in 700-, 1,000-, and 1,500-watt DC ratings for boats up to 49 feet, and the price includes the windlass, clutch handle, mounting hardware, and rope drum (not shown).
When you’re a boat designer, you deal with all kinds of people, from hard-charging CEOs to dreamers. But they all must follow the laws of physics. Our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters lays down the law.
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