Cam Cleats & Cleats
There are several different types of cleats available in today's market. MAURIPRO Sailing offers Cam cleats, Horn Cleats, Swiveling Cleats, Track Cleats and V-Cleats or also known as Valley Cleats.
Cam Cleats are typically used to hold lines such as traveller lines, vangs, dagger boards on dinghies, yachts and small keel boats. Cam Cleats are available in Micro, Standard and Offshore sizes. Cam cleats open automatically allowing when pulling the loaded line, the cam's teeth bite onto the line and hold it securely in place.
Horn Cleats are the most traditional of cleats featuring two “horns” extending parallel surface or a spar in which is installed. Today they are typically used for securing dock lines.
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Swiveling Cleats are cam cleat attached to swivel blocks. They are a a great way to reduce friction in any control system that needs to be accessible from multiple angles. They are also frequently used on pole launching systems.
Clam Cleats such as V-Cleats, Valley Cleats or Jam cleats holds the rope between two fluted stationary pieces. It is more compact than a cam cleat, but the rope is less easily released under load.