Spinlock Sailboat Rope clutches are made for easy release and locking of lines under load, with minimal abrasion to the gripped surface.
XAS and XTS series clutches are specified on racing and production yachts worldwide for their performance, reliability and easy maintenance. These clutches are perfect for racing yachts up to 27 feet and cruising yachts up to 35 feet. Clutches are available for line diameters of 4 - 8 mm and 6 - 12 mm. The XAS Powerclutch offers superb all round performance. It has a high strength, soft grip ergonomic handle and a modular design that is easy to maintain and upgrade. The safe working load for the XAS clutches goes up to 575 kg (1270 lbs).
Internally the same as the XTS, XCS Series are Alloy-bodied, for extra durability and performance, in white, black or polished silver. Spinlock XTS Rope Clutches is specified as standard on larger product yachts worldwide and the choice of racing yachts inshore and offshore. This clutch features an extruded alloy handle with a soft end grip and the user has the ability to secure the handle in an open or closed locked position. The most current version of the XTS rope clutch has an identical footprint to the original version making it simple to upgrade. The two version of this clutch offer a wide line diameter range, 6 - 10 mm and 8 - 14 mm.
XX Powerclutches are the only secure clutch solution available for frequently-adjusted lines on high performance yachts. It holds and smoothly releases loads up to 50% higher than any conventional clutch.
The XXC ultra-high performance series is 15% lighter than the XX0812, yet will hold and release loads up to 50% higher.