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Harken Mainsail Handling Battcar System B Cars & Headboards
The Harken Battcar System B CB Batten Cars and Web-On Headboard Plates one-piece solid aluminum construction is lightweight and strong. Cars and headboard plates are deep-saturation Hard Lube anodized for durability. UV stabilized with black additive for maximum protection. Both CB and Slider Battcar systems use the same track. Mix and match sliders and ball bearing cars for optimal performance and cost.
The free-rolling ball bearing cars let you hoist and reef the main quickly on all points of sail. The quick-release button lets you easily load and remove the mainsail. Stainless steel wire guides keep the balls captive when the car is off the track.
Web-On Headboard Plates
Aluminum web-on headboard plates are easy for sailmakers to install. Plates have radiused edges to protect the sail and fit 1 in (25 mm) webbing strap. Holes threaded into plates accept 416 cheek blocks for leech line. Web-on plates are required for the 3852 System B CB headboard car. Sold separately.
Typical Boat Size:
Monohulls: length 50 - 60 ft (15.2 - 18.3 m)
mainsail area under 900 ft2 (83 m2)
Multihulls: length 40 - 50 ft (12.2 - 15.2 m)
mainsail area under 700 ft2 (65 m2 )