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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Selden Dinghy Jib Furlex 20S 30S 40S

SELDEN Dinghy Jib Furlex 20S 30S 40S Range Released

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Seldén has recently launched a dinghy-sized jib furler for its Furlex range of headsail reefing systems. The new top swivel and bottom furler feature the same quality, innovation and performance that has made Furlex the world’s best-selling range of furling systems.furler dinghyjibtop 

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The unit is manufactured from glass-filled composite with moulded-in stainless steel reinforcement. This includes the attachment toggle that will fit most dinghy bow fittings. Once in place, the drum cover can be easily adjusted to achieve the correct exit angle for the furling line.

The new furler line comes in three sizes Furlex 20S, 30S and 40S. Each system features a top swivel with twin bearing system of ball bearings to minimize friction. It is particularly important to select a low friction top unit to prevent the halyard from twisting, instead of the swivel. The Furlex top swivel can also be supplied with a guide to keep the forestay away from the jib. This solves the common problem of the forestay becoming twisted with the jib luff.

The bottom furler also has a twin bearing system of steel ball bearings. These larger ball bearings run in multi-axis bearing units to reduce friction and wear. A further benefit of the bearing design is that with one bearing in the upper part of the furling drum and one in the lower, the radial torque from the furling line is evenly distributed. This eliminates the problem of the drum twisting, a common cause of friction in more basic designs.

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Furlex 20S

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The Seldén dinghy-sized jib furler 20S suits a 2.5 mm furling line diameter. The 20S offers a 4 mm stainless steel ball twin bearing design that evenly distributes the radial torque from the furling line, eliminating drum twisting friction. Adjustable drum cover for correct furling line exit angle.

4 mm stainless steel ball bearings also in the top swivel for low friction and minimum halyard twisting. Optional top swivel arm available. The Furlex 20S is the ultimate non reefing headsail furler for any daggerboard dinghy with a maximum 3 mm forestay.

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Furlex 30S

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The new Furlex 30 suits a 4mm furling line diamager and is a high load increased capacity version of the Furlex 20. It is suitable for larger dinghies and keelboats where the Furlex 20 is marginal on load and or rope capacity. It is possible to mix and match with the Furlex 20 top swivel. The new furler system features the same quality, innovation and performance that has made Furlex the World’s best selling range of Furling gear.

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Furlex 40S

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The new Furlex 40S suits a 5 mm furling line diamter. The high load increased capacity version 40S non reefing headsail furlers suits larger dinghies and small keelboats perfectly. Max forestay 4 mm.

It features an adjustable drum cover for correct furling line exit angle. 5 mm stainless steel ball bearings eliminate drum friction and halyard twisting. Optional top swivel arm available.

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