Wichard Backstay Adjuster with Handle
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
- The smaller backstay adjusters are made with a wheel system which is strong, quick and easy to use
- Open: 20-1/2"
- Closed: 13-3/4"
- Pin diameter: 1/2"
- Functional load (lbs.): 7700
- Breaking load (lbs.):11700
Imperial dimensions are approximate. The manufacturer built this product to metric specs.