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Maxwell HWC Series HWC25 Horizontal Windlass Kit with Capstan
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Maxwell HWC Series HWC25 Horizontal Windlass Kit with Capstan

  • Chain Only Gypsy, Power: 12 Volt DC, Watts: 1200, Draw: 100 Amps
  • Select Chain Size / Type
  • Finish: White Powder Coating, Maximum Pull: 2500 lbs
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    Shipping Weight: 
    118.00 Lbs.
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    Chain Size
    Chain Type
    Model #
    5/16 inch
    Our Price: $4264.99
    3/8 inch
    Our Price: $4264.99
    3/8 inch
    Our Price: $4264.99
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    It ships ONLY by Truck Freight.
    Please call us at 800-628-8225 or E-mail for a valid shipping quote, since Truck Freight rates change regularly.
    This item ships directly from the manufacturer.

    Click Here for an Owner's Manual for this Product

    Package Includes:

    • Windlass
    • 1200 Watt Motor
    • A dual direction solenoid - P19045
    • Two foot switches - P19006
    • Up/Down panel switch - P102938
    • On/Off breaker panel - P100791
    • Emergency crank handle


    • The HWC Series is designed for automatic horizontal handling of chain-only anchor rodes while offering an independent capstan for the retrieval of a secondary rope and chain rode or to assist with docking procedures
    • Fully automatic single, or dual direction operation. (with optional Dual direction solenoid
    • 'MAX-grip™' warping drum for independent rope hauling only.
    • Optional dual anchor handling with smooth independent control of each chainwheel via cone clutches.
    • Chainpipe and stripper included.
    • Cone-type brake/clutch mechanism permits manual 'free-fall' anchoring. Cone clutches, unlike dog clutches, provide smooth progressive engagement ensuring safe and precise operator control.
    • Chainwheel locking pawl.
    • Simple deck mounted installation with no under deck parts.
    • Simplified maintenance with ability to strip the running gear (chainwheel and capstan drum) from the winch without disturbing the winch mounting.
    • Heavy duty, dual-direction electric motors. Isolated ground type with durable class F insulation throughout motor.
    • The gearbox has a high-efficiency output drive with heavy-duty wide-face, precision, bronze spur gears in a sealed oil bath. It is removable as a sealed unit for servicing. (Specifications differ depending on motor and winch rating).
    • Chainwheel and warping drum of high-quality chrome finish over marine-grade alloy bronze.
    • Marine-grade pretreated alloy casing, powder coated and finished with a two component white polyurethane paint.

    Important: Maxwell windlasses must be used in conjunction with a chain stopper or snubbing device to take the load off the windlass while laying at anchor. The chain stopper and alternative snubbing system can also be used to secure the anchor in the fully raised position while under way.


    • Model 2500
    • Maximum Pull: 1000 kg (2200 lbs)
    • Line Speed: 17 m/min (Normal Working) (56 ft/min)
    • Power Supply: (DC) 12 Volt Motor (Watts) 1200 w
    • Hydraulic Pressure: 124 BAR (1800 PSI)
    • Hydraulic Flow: 36 l/min (9.5 US gal:
    • Chain Sizes: 8-11mm (Short Link) (5/16"- 7/16")

    Documentation available at the following links:

    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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