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Maxwell HRC Series HRC10-8 Low Profile Horizontal Windlass

  • Power: 12 Volt DC, Watts: 1000, Draw: 85 Amps
  • Chain Size: 5/16" HT Short Link, Line Size: 5/8" 3-Strand or 8-Plait
  • Finish: Anodized Aluminum, Maximum Pull: 1540 lbs
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    43.00 Lbs.
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    Windlass Selection Guide

    See an explanation of chain sizes and types

    Kit Includes:

    • Maxwell HRC10-8 Windlass
    • Reversing Solenoid
    • Circuit breaker
    • Up/down toggle switch


    • The Maxwell HRC10-8 Windlass is Maxwell's fully automatic rope/ chain or all chain horizontal windlass and designed for boats up to 45 feet
    • The HRC10-8 Low Profile Horizontal Series windlasses are fully automatic rope / chain anchor winches.
    • Designed to effortlessly retrieve and deploy 8mm (5/16" ) chain and 16mm (5/8" ) three strand or 8-brait (plait) rope.
    • The HRC 10-8 has a patented uniquely designed chain wheel will accommodate ANY 5/16" or 8 mm marine grade chain spliced to 5/8" rope.
    • The aesthetically pleasing above deck design, evolved from the philosophy of form follows function, encapsulates the motor and drive in a two part watertight case, saving space below deck
    • Case Material: Anodized Aluminum
    • The two part case consists of a die cast, marine-grade hard anodized alloy front section and a rugged and easily removable composite motor cover aft section.
    • This two piece watertight case allows for quick and easy, on-deck, routine maintenance.
    • Simple " bolt down" installation ensures effortless and rapid on-deck installation and set up.
    • The stainless steel pressure arm always exerts maximum control pressure on the rode (rope, splice or chain).
    • The new and revolutionary patented Wave Design chainwheel is able to accommodate a wide range of chain pitch differences, within the specified chain size diameters, suitable for use with the HRC10 Series.
    • The unique Maxwell " wrap around" horizontal chainwheel ensures that more than 90° of the wheel is used, allowing greatly improved rope and chain handling compared with competitor designs.
    • High quality Stainless Steel chainwheels
    • The HRC10 works just as effectively with all-chain rodes for those who desire the added security and holding power of an all-chain anchor system.
    • The integral chain pipe and huge, through deck hawse pipe throat ensures easy entry of the rope / chain rode into and out of the anchor locker.
    • Cone type clutch/brake mechanism permits manual, "free fall" anchoring and emergency crank recovery of the rode and anchor if required.
    • The sealed oil bath and marine-grade hard anodized, alloy gearbox provides high efficiency output drive via precision worm and wormwheel.
    • Exclusive Maxwell 3 YEAR Limited Warranty

    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 chainstopper and alternative snubbing system should also be used to secure the anchor in the fully raised position while under way.

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    HRC-10 - 8"
    Maximum Pull
    700 kg
    1540 lbs
    * All Acceptable Chain Types
    5/16" HT/BBB or 8mm Short Link Marine Chain **

    Chain Speed
    (Anchor Retrieval)

    79 Feet per Minute
    Rope Speed
    (Anchor Retrieval)
    65 Feet per Minute
    Rope Size (Nylon)***
    (3 strand or 8 plait)****
    9/16" - 5/8"
    Power Supply (DC)
    12 Volts DC / 24 Volts DC
    Motor Power
    1000 Watts
    Net Weight (Electric)
    19 kg
    42 lbs

    ** The Maxwell Wave Design Chain Wheels used across the RC Series meet DIN 766, EN818, ISO4565, Grade L (AUS), ISO (G30 G43) and limited NACM standards

    *** Note: Refer to owners manual for rope size variations
    **** Note: Recommended: 8-Plait

    Documentation available at the following links:

    Maxwell Stainless Steel Anchor Swivel
    Item #: 002936ASW6-8
  • Applications: 1/4" to 5/16" Chain, Anchor Shank Up to 5/16"
  • Material: Stainless Steel
  • Working Load is 750 kg or 1,650 lbs
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    Maxwell Compact Wireless Remote Windlass Controller
    Item #: 001747
  • Radio Controller Supplied with Receiver, Wiring and Multi-Plugs
  • Suitable for Direct Connection to All Windlasses
  • Waterproof Rating: IP67
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    Maxwell HRC Series HRC10-8 Horizontal Windlass with Capstan
    Item #: 001743
  • Power: 12 Volt DC, Watts: 1000, Draw: 85 Amps
  • Chain Size: 5/16" HT Short Link , Line Size: 5/8" 3-Strand or 8-Plait
  • Finish: Anodized Aluminum, Maximum Pull: 1540 lbs
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    MAP Price

    Model #:
    Maxwell MaxSet Galvanized Plow Anchor
    Item #: 002989MAX035
  • Approximate Boat Length: 30 to 35 Feet
  • Weight: 35 Lbs
  • Material: Galvanized Steel
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    Defender Pre-Made Anchor Rode - 8 Plait Rope Spliced to High Test Chain
    Item #: 001512
  • Line Diameter: 5/8", Line Length: 220'
  • Chain Diameter: 5/16", Chain Length: 30'
  • Line Type: 8 Plait Line, Chain Type: G4 High Test, Total Rode Length: 250 Feet
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