RONSTAN Orbit Blocks - Overview
Less friction, ultimate performance -
Ronstan Ball Bearing Orbit Blocks™ boast the highest strength-to-weight
This is achieved through all-composite reinforced polymer materials
and a Dyneema® rope link head. Their precision design allows
the optimum number of ball bearings in loaded areas and eliminates
them in inactive areas. Ineffective mass is reduced even further
through fibre-reinforced composites in the block head, cleat
arms and beckets.
Highest working load in its class.
Simple and secure attachment. The Dyneema® Link is easily
fitted and is retained securely by a moulded retainer clip.
Low profile and compact.
Fiddle block flexibility.
High performance cleating
Used for sheets and control lines on dinghies, sports boats and
small keel boats. Control lines on larger yachts.
Less fatigue, more control -
Ronstan Ratchet Orbit Blocks. The world’s best ratchet
block is now even better. It has all the holding power of its
wear performance. It’s lighter, and it’s the only
ratchet block with both manual and full automatic modes.
Control switches on both sides of the block remain accessible
whether fitted on port or starboard side, and the NC-machined
alloy sheave and simple mechanism ensures superb reliability
It is essential equipment on racing dinghies and sports boats,
and when you want the ultimate holding power.
Manual, Auto and Auto+Manual blocks.
Awesome ratchet block holding power.
Simple and secure attachment.
Smooth easing of sheets.
High performance cleating.
Specify the Best-
Ronstan Roller Ball Orbit Blocks™ are
a no-compromise product range developed to meet the demands
of the very dedicated and increasingly professional racing
sailor, with characteristics including:
The highest strength-to-weight ratio.
Minimal friction loss, especially when working at high loads.
Totally reliable and trouble free performance.
Simplicity of design and construction to facilitate maintenance
Elegant, functional styling and finish.
Ronstan Orbit Blocks
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