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Lewmar Windlasses Selection Guide

Whether you own a small fishing boat, a 160ft cruiser or a mid-size sailboat, Lewmar has a windlass designed to fit your exact needs. Each one is crafted with durability, convenience and affordability in mind. Both our vertical and horizontal designs are sleek and attractive to complement your boat.

Windlass Boat Length Overall (ft)
VX1 300W 20-30
VX1 500W 20-34
VX1L 500W 20-34
VX1L 800W 20-38
VX2 25-40
VX2+ 30-45
VX3 35-50
V700 20-35
CPX0 500W 24-36
CPX0 700W 27-36
V1 / CPX1 29-40
V2 / CPX2 35-44
V3 / CPX3 3-49
V4 / CPX4 47-63
V5 50-72
V6 55-80
CRW400 20-30
Pro-Sport 550 20-29
Pro-Series/Fish 700 24-32
Pro-Series/Fish 1000 28-41
H2 34-45
H3 37-49
V8 2500W 67-96
V8 Hi-Power 71-107
V9 91-120
V10 101-137
V12 115-160

Note: Many parameters have to be taken into account when selecting a windlass, such as displacement, windage, anchor, weight. etc. In the above chart the boat length correspondes to a vessel with average displacement. If your vessel is of heavy displacement, please consider using a larger windlass model. If in doubt, move up a model.

Chain Guide:

Chain D P W
6 mm DIN 766 6 mm / 0.236 in. 18.5 mm / 0.728 in. 20.4 mm / 0.803 in.
6 mm ISO 4565 6 mm / 0.236 in. 18 mm / 0.709 in. 21.6 mm / 0.85 in.
1/4" ACCO ISO G43(G4) 7 mm / 0.276 in. 21.3 mm / 0.840 in. 24.4 mm / 0.962 in.
7 mm DIN 766 7 mm / 0.276 in. 22 mm / 0.866 in. 23.8 mm / 0.937 in.
1/4" ACCO BBB (3B) 7.14 mm / 0.281 in. 22.1 mm / 0.870 in. 25.2 mm / 0.992 in.
8 mm DIN 766 8 mm / 0.315 in. 24 mm / 0.945 in. 27.2 mm / 1.07 in.
8 mm ISO 4565 8 mm / 0.315 in. 24 mm / 0.945 in. 28.8 mm / 1.134 in.
5/16" ACCO ISO G43 (G4) 8.4 mm / 0.329 in. 26.2 mm / 1.030 in. 29.7 mm / 1.168 in.
Lewmar 9.5 mm G40 9.5 mm / 0.374 in. 31.5 mm / 1.240 in. 31.6 mm / 1.244 in.
3/8" Cambell S4 10 mm / 0.39 in. 29 mm / 1.15 in. 35 mm / 1.3 in.
10 mm ISO 4565 10 mm / 0.394 in. 30 mm / 1.181 in. 36 mm / 1.417 in.
3/8" Cambell S3 10 mm / 0.37 in. 35 mm / 1.36 in. 34 mm / 1.31 in.
10 mm DIN 766 10 mm / 0.394 in. 28 mm / 1.102 in. 36 mm / 1.417 in.
3/8" ACCO ISO G43 (G4) 10 mm / 0.394 in. 31 mm / 1.220 in. 35 mm / 1.378 in.
11 mm Short Link 11 mm / 0.433 in. 33 mm / 1.299 in. 39 mm / 1.535 in.
11 mm DIN 766 11 mm / 0.433 in. 31 mm / 1.22 in. 40 mm / 1.575 in.
7/16" ACCO ISO G43 (G4) 11.8 mm / 0.454 in. 35.5 mm / 1.4 in. 40.1 mm / 1.578 in.
Lewmar 12 mm G30 / G40 12mm Short Link (G4) 12 mm / 0.472 in. 36 mm / 1.417 in. 40.5 mm / 1.594 in.
13 mm DIN 766 13 mm / 0.512 in. 36 mm / 1.417 in. 47 mm / 1.850 in.
1/2" ACCO ISO G43(G4) 13.2 mm / 0.520 in. 40.4 mm / 1.591 in. 45.7 mm / 1.799 in.
1/2" ACCO ISO G43(G4) 13.2 mm / 0.520 in. 40.4 mm / 1.591 in. 45.7 mm / 1.799 in.
Lewmar 14 mm G30 / G40 14 mm Short Link 14 mm / 0.551 in. 42 mm / 1.654 in. 49 mm / 1.929 in.
14 mm DIN 766 14 mm / 0.551 in. 41 mm / 1.614 in. 50 mm / 1.969 in.
14 mm Studlink 14 mm / 0.551 in. 56 mm / 2.205 in. 50.4 mm / 1.984 in.
16 mm Short Link 16 mm / 0.630 in. 48 mm / 1.890 in. 56 mm / 2.205 in.
16 mm DIN 766 16 mm / 0.630 in. 45 mm / 1.772 in. 58 mm / 2.283 in.

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