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Harken Mainsail Handling Battcar System - Overview

Harken Battcar System is a simple, low-cost solution to a problem that seems bigger than it is. Battcars let you raise, lower, and reef at any wind angle while enjoying efficient sail shape underway. Adding a Harken Lazy Jack to your system makes dropping and reefing the sail even easier by gathering the mainsail on the boom.

Tame your main - Handling a big mainsail? Wrestling a flogging main onto the boom? Raising the genoa, but not the main when it’s windy? Sailing solo? A Harken Battcar System along with full-length battens helps raise, douse, and reef with ease and acts as extra crew if you’re sailing shorthanded. Battcar systems outperform in-mast or in-boom furling, cost less, and you don’t need to recut your sail.

Harken Batcar System Details Make the Difference

Cars and Track Built to Last
Made of one-piece, high-grade aluminum, cars and track are strong, lightweight, and will last for years. They are deep-saturation hardcoat-anodized with a black additive to resist the corrosive effects of salt, sun, and long-term wear.

Slider cars—a Cost Effective Way to Tame Your Main
Low-friction plastic slider insert lets you raise and lower sails without battling bolt ropes or slugs that stick in mast groove.

CB Captive Ball Cars—The Ultimate in Low Friction
Torlon® ball bearings circulate smoothly for fast sail hoists, douses, and reefs. Captive bearings allow cars to easily roll off the track for cleaning and maintenance. Batten toggle moves freely in all directions to prevent the sail from binding when reefing under load.

Mix CB and Slider Battcars
CB and Slider Battcar systems use the same track. Mix Slider cars with CB cars to get the perfect system for your boat and budget.


1. Quick Sail Removal - Cars and sails slide off the track by removing the screwpi endstop - no tools needed.
2. Easy Mast-up Installation - Battcar track is designed to screw directly into slugs that slide into the mast groove - no drilling or tapping.

A basic in-boom or in-mast furling system costs 4 to 6 times as much as a top-of-the-line Battcar system. With ball bearing Battcars, you don't need a new boom, running rigging, mast, mainsail, or professional installation. The system is so free of friction that you'll never need an electric winch as long as you can hoist the weight of the sail.

Proven reliability: Battcars have a simple, robust design that withstands years of extreme mainsail loads. Top solo circumnavigators trust these systems to take them around the world.

Sail efficiency: In-boom and in-mast furlers generally require smaller and flatter custom-designed sails so they can roll properly. Battcars let you keep the performance of your existing sail.

We at Mauri Pro Sailing are fully committed to be your Harken Barrcar System specialist not only providing the sailing community with a comprehensive and easy to use web site but with all the appropriate technical information that you might need to select your sailboat hardware and equipment. If you need any assistance selecting the appropriate Harken Barrcar System Please contact us. Our crew is ready to help!

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