Wichard Babystay Adjuster (5556)
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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.
- Ideal for fitting a removable, inner forestay (Genoa or Solent)
- Easy to install thanks to the snap shackle
- Robust and performance
- Strongly recommended when there is a furling system
- The handle model offers great comfort during operations
- Improve the overall performance of the boat (Especially those equipped with a reefing-furling system)
- Length pin to pin closed / open: 20" / 17-3/4" (450 mm / 510 mm)
- Toggle length x width: 9/16" x 13/16" (15 mm x 20 mm)
- Pin diameter: 1/2" (12 mm)
- Stud diameter: 1/2" (12 mm)
- For wire diameter: 3/16" - 1/4" (5mm / 6mm / 7 mm)
- Working load: 7700 lbs (2800 kg)
- breaking Load: 11,200 (5100 kg)
- Grade 316L stainless steel
- HR stainless steel snap shackle (17.4 PH)
Metric Conversion Information
- To convert inches to mm - Multiply inches by 25.4
- To convert mm to inches - Multiply millimeters by 0.0394
Imperial dimensions are approximate. The manufacturer built this product to metric specs.