Harken Carbo Ratchets allow
sailors to hand-hold loaded lines and offer balance between holding power
and controlled easing. The Harken 40 mm Carbo Ratchet
Blocks are ideal for jib sheets ad spinnakers where size and weight
are critical. The 2608, 2609, and 2614 have on/off switches; other 40 mm ratchetsare
always in ratchet mode.
Nylon resin sideplates are densely packed with long-glass fibers for a compact
block with a high strength-to-weight ratio. Machined aluminum sheaves are Hardkote
anodized for strength and corrosion resistance. Eight facets hold line securely.
Ball bearings, sheave, and sideplates are UV-stabilized with carbon black for