Why install a windlass?

What is an anchor windlass?

It’s a device installed at the bow of the boat to lift and drop theanchor. The rope and chain is fed through the chain wheel and windsdown into the anchor well.

Why install an anchor windlass?

The answer is simple! Ask yourself: Why am I still lifting weights, when all it takes is a turn of a switch?

Installing a windlass on your boat will be one of the best investments you can make. Here are just some of the reasons why:

Simple and easy anchoring each and every time Safe boating trips, especially if the bow is narrow and the current is strong Useful, especially when sole operating or with someone not so strong or experienced like the kids

  • Control of your vessel, as everything can be managed from the cabin
  • Precision anchoring
  • Relief for your back and hands…no more heavy lifting!


 
Horizontal Windlass

 

The horizontal series is an excellent choice for those wanting effortless and safe anchoring however have limited space below deck. The compact, one-piece housing, made of aluminium alloy casing with powder coated finish, is not only aesthetically pleasing but is also water resistant. Simple deck mounting with no below deck parts makes it easy to install and means it can be fitted on most boats.

With new features such as a built-in torque limiter and additional stainless steel parts, it proves to provide smoother and more reliable operation. Enjoy the benefits of effortless and safer anchoring.

The horizontal series is definitely an essential feature of your boat!


Breeze 710 series (for boats 4.5m ~ 6m)Breeze 710 series (for boats 4.5m ~ 6m)
 The flagship model continues to prove popular with trailer-boat enthusiasts. Available in both power out (710H) and dual function freefall (710F) models with optional stainless steel gypsy

For more info click link South Pacific Breeze710 series



PRO 800 series (for boats 6m ~ 9m)
PRO 800 series (for boats 6m ~ 9m)
 For even the most astute boating enthusiast, delivering high tech designand performance. Available in both power out (800H) and dual function free fall (800F) models with standard stainless steel gypsy.

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PRO 900 series (for boats 8.4m ~ 10.5m)
PRO 900 series (for boats 8.4m ~ 10.5m)
 The most powerful horizontal windlass will ensure tremendous lifting strength and agility. Express (900E) or Mighty (900M) models allowing for customisation to your boating needs.

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Vertical Windlass

The vertical series are an excellent choice for those wanting a low-profile and stylish windlass.The streamline look is a result of ingeniousness where the metal gearbox, heavy duty DC motor and base have been design as one, making for simple installation. Our vertical series are designed and developed using up to date technologies and principles. For example the efficient spur gears are used, instead of the traditional worm gears,which allows for greater efficiency meaning low current draw and high output power. Additionally, the heavy duty DC motor is powerful and the heat radiating system prevents motor overheating. It comes standard with a stainless steel gypsy, which takes both rope and chain, ideal for customisation to your individual needs. Available in nylon,aluminium and stainless steel, there is a windlass to suit every budget and need. Enjoy the benefits of effortless and safer anchoring. The vertical series is definitely an essential feature on your boat!




PRO CV Series PRO CV Series
These windlasses are great for those wanting the rope and chain to fall directly into the anchor well. They can be fitted in numerous ways to suit your boating needs.
CV600 (5.4m ~ 9.6m) and CV1000 (8.4m ~12.6m).


  PRO VA series PRO VA series
For those who want the best of both worlds. The benefits of a stylish and steadfast in performance windlass and the delights of competitive pricing. VA600 (for boats 5.4m ~ 9.6m) and VA1000 (8.4m ~ 12.6m) withoptional capstan.

For more info click link South Pacific ProVA600/1000 series


   PRO VN600 (5.4m ~ 8.4m) PRO VN600 (5.4m ~ 8.4m)
For the value savvy boat owner, this economic windlass is competitive in price without compromise to quality. Made of nylon and fibreglass composition and thus ensuring a strong and sturdy frame, while also being UV resistant.


PRO VS Series PRO VS Series
The top-of-the-line model for those who want the best of everything. With polished stainless steel above deck parts and superior lifting capacity, this windlass is sure to impress. VS600 (for boats 5.4m ~9.6m) and VS1000 (8.4m ~ 12.6m) with optional caps

For more info click link South Pacific ProVS600/1000 series

NEW to the range
Vertical Windlasses - VS1500 or VS1500C
Suitable for boats up to 60ft

 


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