Wichard Backstay Adjusters
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On sailboats the backstay adjuster enables the crew to precisely adjust and control the forestay tension.
Control equates to optimum performance of the headsail and guarantees smooth operation of a furling system.
When not under sail, the backstay adjuster permits the release of tension on the rig, thereby helping to prolong the life of the rigging and fittings.
Two versions of the smaller size are available - one with a wheel, another with a folding handle which works like a ratchet for precise and frequent adjustments.
The larger sizes are made with an integrated ratchet system which is strong, quick and easy to use.
This model: ratchet
Pin diameter: 5/8"
Functional load (lbs.): 15400
Breaking load (lbs.):19800
Imperial dimensions are approximate. The manufacturer built this product to metric specs.