This 6:1 Topper downhaul with triple blocks
offers excellent value. It uses Harken 20mm Ball Race Blocks, which are
designed with lightweight and high loads in mind.
The system hooks on to the mast and sail
using heavy duty forged stainless steel snap hooks with keepers for
greater reliability. The lower hook keeps the system clear of the
Using a triple block setup allows for a
greater range of travel, unlike a cascading system where the blocks can
end up block bound - Making the system ideal for varying wind strengths
without having to adjust the setup.
The system is rigged with a natural twist so
the top block runs smoothly past the boom, doing away with the need for
a clearing strop from block to hook.
The downhaul is an extremely important tool
to control the sail and balance of the rig for maximum speed.
Supplied pre-assembled ready to clip onto
your mast and sail, it may need the rope length shortening as we make
these so they also fit the old style sail with an eye in the sail
instead of a webbing loop. Colours can vary, you can contact us for