Vertical Windlass and Capstan with Below-Deck Motor and Chainpipe
The VWC Series is designed for automatic vertical handling of chain only anchor rodes while offering an independent capstan for the retrieval of a secondary rope and chain rode or to assist with docking procedures.
Fully automatic single or dual direction chainwheel operation.
High-quality finish on above-deck components.
Heavy chrome over marine-grade bronze.
Integral chain pipe and stripper are aligned for virtually jam-free operation providing automatic feed of chain into and out of the anchor locker.
Port and starboard chainpipes for twin installations. (Sizes 2200 and above only).
Cone-type brake/clutch mechanism permits manual free fall anchoring.
Cone clutches, unlike dog clutches, provide smooth progressive engagement ensuring safe and precise operator control.
Chainwheel locking pawl.
Optional band brake available for 3500 series units.
Functional rope hauling from any direction using independent MAX-grip snag-free warping drum with clutch disengagement of chainwheel for positive control of all ropes.
Simple through deck installation by modular design and precise alignment of gearbox to the top works utilising marine-grade stainless steel bolts.
Anodized aluminium gearbox and spacer on 1000 and 1500 models. Marine-grade alloy gearbox housing, finished with a two coat paint system on 2200, 2500 and 3500 models
Heavy duty, dual direction motor, designed for marine winches.
Low profile configurations (no warping drum) are available.
Mounting Type: Vertical, below deck motor. Chainpipe included
Lifting Capacity: 1500 lbs.
Speed Rating: 60'/min. (rope)
Rope & Chain Size: 3/8'' (HT or PC chain)
Input Voltage: 12 VDC
Power: 1200 Watts
Dimensions: Above Deck: 7.7''; Below Deck: 9.3''; Motor offset: 10.7''; Wt: 52 lbs.; Max deck thickness: 4''
Other Functions: Footswitch and emergency handle included. Optional dual-direction kit, chain counter
Warranty: Three year
Manuals & Downloads: No product manuals available.
In the Box:
VWC Series Windlass
Circuit breaker/isolator panel
Emergency crank/clutch release handle
Chainwheels to suit available chain sizes
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