While most mainsail working loads are fairly predicatable, it is easy to overlook "shock" loads that may be experienced
by a traveler system. Jibing, for example can produce shock or impact loads well beyond normal sailing loads, as can the
flogging of a boom and mainsail during reefing.
Schaefer End Control Blocks use Delrin™ Ball
Bearing Sheaves and some use a Schaefer Fast Entry Cam Cleat for
ultimate control. Various combinations are available to give you the purchase
need to tame your main or genoa traveler. Choose from numerous Schaefer
Stand Up Spring adapters to allow you to plug your Schaefer Blocks
into your traveler car. Cap off the sailboat tracks with Schaefer
endstops made from UV treated Urethane to take the shock loads possible from your
Schaefer End Controls & Accessories
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