Selden GX 15 Asymmetrical Spinnaker Furler

$ 1,370.95

(Original Price: $ 1,802.00)

Selden GX 15 Asymmetrical Spinnaker Furler
Model Basic Kit # Drum size (mm) Safe Working Load (kN) Max. Suggested Sail Area
GX7.5 54501810 105 7.5 50 m2
GX10 54511810 120 10.0 80 m2
GX15 54521810 150 15.0 115m2
GX25 54541810 190 25.0 200m2

*** Furling line, fairleads, and double cam not included — Seldén Continuous Furling Line

SELDÉN GX! This is all about enjoyment!

For every sailor who is thrilled by boat speed in combination with fast and easy sail handling, Seldén GX is a new extra member of the crew. Unfurling an asymmetric spinnaker will give you instant gratification in terms of sailing performance and true sailing pleasure. GX Furling systems are used for gennaker, asymmetric spinnakers and cruising chutes.

For cruising
In light winds you can have the furled sail hoisted, ready for action. Once you are off the wind you simply release the furling line and pull on the sheet and the asymmetric spinnaker unfurls while you remain in the safety of the cockpit. You can enjoy this type of sail from about 70° apparent wind angle and when sailing dead down wind you pole it out to windward, preferably with a telescopic whisker pole. So, with a jib and an asymmetric spinnaker your performance is optimized for all wind angles. At the end of the day the furled sail is a neat, tight roll which is simple to bag and stows easily.

For racing
An asymmetric spinnaker with a mid girth of minimum 75% of the foot length measures as a regular down wind sail. This means you can combine it with your regular spinnakers without penalty within the ORCi and IRC rules. Just imagine what difference this will make to your sailing performance in the borderland between jib and spinnaker. A real game changer!

The sail is attached to the freely rotating tack swivel on the drum and to the halyard swivel while the luff is freelying. A rigid anti-torsion line connects the drum and the halyard swivel. When turning the drum the anti-torsion line makes the top of the sail furl first, while the tack is independent on its swivel. This makes for a tightly furled sail from top to bottom.