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Maxwell VW Series VW1000 Vertical Windlass

Maxwell VW Series VW1000 Vertical Windlass

  • Gypsy / Drum, Power: 12 Volt DC, Watts: 1000, Draw: 85 Amps
  • Select Chain Size / Type
  • Finish: Heavy Chrome over Bronze Alloy, Maximum Pull: 1540 lbs
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    1/4 Inch
    Our Price: $1784.99
    5/16 Inch
    HT & BBB
    Our Price: $1784.99
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    Windlass Selection Guide

    Click Here for an Owner's Manual for this Product


    • Provides the versatility of operating two anchors from one winch.
    • Rope hauling from any direction using independent 'MAX-grip'™ warping drum with clutch disengagement of chainwheel.
    • Permits use of traditional shackle and thimble rope and chain connection.
    • Alternative horizontal mounting inside chain locker for below deck installation.
    • High-quality finish on above deck components. Heavy chrome over marine-grade alloy bronze.
    • Cone type brake/clutch mechanism permits manual "free-fall" anchoring.
    • Cone clutches, unlike dog clutches, provide smooth progressive engagement ensuring safe operator control.
    • Chainwheel locking pawl (except 500 and 800 Series).
    • Simplified through deck installation by modular design and precise alignment of gearbox to the top works utilizing marine-grade stainless steel studs.
    • The gearbox has a high efficiency output drive with heavy-duty, wide-face, precision, bronze spur gears in a sealed oil bath. (Specifications differ depending on motor and winch rating)
    • Marine-grade alloy gearbox housing, finished with a two coat paint system.
    • Oil level inspection sight glass for quick inspection of correct oil level.
    • Heavy duty, dual direction motor, designed for marine winches. Isolated ground type, with durable class F insulation. Easily removed for servicing


    • Circuit Breaker/Isolator Panel (supplied with DC units only)
    • Footswitch (supplied with DC units only)
    • Chainwheel
    • Emergency crank handle and clutch control lever


    Maximum Pull 1540 lb
    Line Speed** (Normal Working) 58ft/min
    Power Supply (DC) 12 V
    Motor (Watts) 1000 W
    Standard Deck Clearance 4"
    Chain Sizes (Short Link) 1/4"-5/16"

    ** Winch performance when hauling rope with capstan. Chain speed may vary depending on size of chain and gypsy.

    Documentation available at the following links:

    Maxwell VW Series VW1500 Vertical Windlass
    Item #: 000208
  • Gypsy / Drum, Power: 12 Volt DC, Watts: 1200, Draw: 100 Amps
  • Select Chain Size / Type
  • Finish: Heavy Chrome over Bronze Alloy, Maximum Pull: 1870 lbs
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    Maxwell AA710 Wireless Handheld Remote Windlass Controller & Rode Counter
    Item #: 001781
  • Includes Handheld Remote Control, Base Station, Sensor and Magnet
  • Power Supply (Remote): 2 x AA 1.5 Volt DC, (Base Station): 12 / 24 Volt DC
  • Provides Full Remote Windlass Control and Rope / Chain or All-Chain Counting
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    Maxwell AA150 Rode/Chain Counter
    Item #: 012224
  • Includes Counter Display, Sensor and Magnet
  • Power Supply: 12 / 24 Volt DC, Current Consumption: 30 mA
  • Monitors All-Chain or Rope / Chain Anchor Rode Length from Helm
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    Maxwell AA560 Windlass Controller and Rode Counter
    Item #: 012352
  • Includes Console Unit (Select Color), Sensor and Magnet
  • Power Supply: 12 / 24 Volt DC, Current Consumption: 70 mA
  • Monitors Windlass from Helm, Counts All-Chain or Rope / Chain Anchor Rodes
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    Multiple Models Available

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