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Andersen Full Stainless Self-Tailing Winch
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Andersen Full Stainless Self-Tailing Winch

  • Material: Stainless Steel, Winch Size: 28ST, Speeds: Two
  • Drum Diameter: 2-3/4", Base Diameter: 4-15/16", Height: 5-15/16"
  • Line Size: 5/16" - 9/16"
  • Item #: 
    Model #: 

    RA 2028010000

    Shipping Weight: 
    9.20 Lbs.
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    Andersen's self-tailing winches are made with uncompromising quality, precision and reliability allowing you to manage your sails with the utmost confidence and efficiency. The Full Stainless© self-tailing winch is beauty at work, enhancing the unique image of your boat and the sheer pleasure of beholding it. This winch is a prerequisite for the yachtsman who places honor in making his yacht look its best.


    • Smooth Power Rib© drum has vertical ribs on the surface providing maximum grip with minimum wear on lines
    • The self-tailing system adjusts automatically to suit various line sizes
    • Curved self-tailing arm gives a fair lead, friction is minimized due to the holding power of the drum
    • Aluminum-bronze upper base plate is approximately 2-1/2 times stronger than traditional bronze
    • Clever design and material selection result in strength and weight similar to or lighter than aluminum winches
    • Drum design allows fewer turns on the winch making tacking and sail handling easier
    • Captive pawls and springs make servicing and greasing easy
    • Extremely strong machined AISI 316 cold-pressed stainless steel pawls
    • AISI 329 stainless steel drive shaft
    • Upper and lower bearings are designed to be as far apart as possible, resulting in increased support for the drum while increasing efficiency
    • Large-diameter bearing to absorb drum loads and increase efficiency
    • Convertible to electric using Andersen's modular system
    • Servicing is only required every 2 years with normal use
    • 3-Year Warranty


    • Model: 28 ST FS
    • Speeds: Two
    • Drum Diameter (D): 2-3/4" (70mm)
    • Base Diameter (B): 4-15/16" (125mm)
    • Height (H): 5-15/16" (151mm)
    • Line Entry (L): 2-9/16" (65mm)
    • Line Size: 5/16"-9/16" (8-14mm)
    • Weight: 9.04lbs (4.1kg)
    • Gear Ratio 1st speed: 1.3:1
    • Gear Ratio 2nd Speed: 3.7:1
    • Power Ratio 1st Speed: 9.5:1
    • Power Ratio 2nd Speed: 26.5:1

    Mounting Measurements and Selection Guide (PDF)

    Owner's Manual (PDF)

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    Andersen Winch Service Kit 1
    Item #: 612042
  • Applications: 12ST, 28ST, 40ST, 40ST FS Self Tailing Winches (Pre-2007)
  • Includes: Pawls, Springs, Circlips and more*
  • Andersen Recommends Servicing Winches Every 2-Years with Typical Use
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    Model #:
    RA 710001

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