Harken winches allow Volvo Ocean Race sailors to hoist and trim huge sails quickly and under pressure – and they must withstand the harshest racing conditions on the planet. Here’s how a Harken winch is built – from concept and design to construction and delivery. Harken has been named official supplier of winches, blocks, traveller, mast car systems and deck hardware for the 2017-18 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race.
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