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VWC 1500 Series Windlass - Hydraulic, 3/8" 3B Chain

Maxwell VWC 1500 Series Windlass - Hydraulic, 3/8" 3B Chain
Our Part #: MAXVWC1500HYD114 | Mfr. Part #: VWC1500HYD114
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The VWC Series is designed for automatic vertical handling of chain only anchor rodes while offering an independent capstan for the retrieval of a secondary rope and chain rode or to assist with docking procedures.


  • Fully automatic single or dual direction chainwheel operation.
  • High-quality finish on above deck components, manufactured from marine grade 316 stainless steel and chromed bronze, for long term durability.
  • Integral chain pipe and stripper are aligned for virtually jam-free operation providing automatic feed of chain into and out of the anchor locker.
  • Cone type brake/clutch mechanism permits manual inFree Fall in anchoring. Cone clutches, unlike dog clutches, provide smooth progressive engagement ensuring safe operator control.
  • Chainwheel locking pawl.
  • Clutch disengagement of the chainwheel enables independent rope hauling from any direction, using the Max-grip™ snag-free warping drum for positive control of all ropes.
  • Simple through deck installation by modular design and precise alignment of gearbox to the topworks utilising marine-grade stainless steel bolts.
  • Anodized aluminium gearbox and spacer tube on all models.
  • Heavy duty, dual direction motor, designed for marine winches.
  • Low Profile configurations (no warping drum) are available.


  • Windlass.
  • On/Off breaker panel.
  • Reversing solenoid.
  • 2 Black Footswitches.
  • Up/Down switch.
  • Handle.