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C-Tech’s premium range of sail hardware is designed for reliability, performance and ease of use.

Design Advantages

Proven offshore reliability, C-Tech sailhardware is used for the toughest ocean races in the world. All hardware is designed with durability in mind.

On-the-water adjustment is easy with our masterfully designed adjusting batten receptacles.

Weight-saving solutions for performance are achieved by using the best materials that are robust and lightweight.

Perfect size and fit With a range of leech end-plugs available, the closest size is pre-fitted to suit the taper of every C-T SailBatten.

Custom hardware can be designed and built at C-Tech for requirements are outside our standard range.

CT Plate Batten Leech Tensioners 10ft - 90ft

RSLT

Rocket-Style Leech Tensioner

The RSLT is a low profile tensioning solution for solid plate battens. The RSLT slips over the batten and applies tension via a hex key grub screw. A range of standard sizes below ensures a close fit to minimise bulk at the leech. Popular on high performance dinghies, race yacht jib battens and main leech battens. Keywords: rslt00, tp52

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CodeLength (mm)Internal Thickness (mm)Internal Width (mm)Screw SizeAdjustment Length (mm)
RSLT005.016905.516M415
RSLT005.025905.525M415
RSLT007.01590715M515
RSLT008.01990819M520
RSLT008.02590825M520
RSLT010.0251001025M520

DSLCC

Dome-Shaped Leech Cap - Carbon

The DSLCC is a light-weight, low profile lash-in tensioning solution for solid plate battens. The DSLCC slips over the batten and comes in a range of sizes below to ensure a close fit and minimise bulk at the leech. Popular on high performance dinghies, race yacht jib battens and main leech battens. Keywords: carbon, cap, retainer

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CodeLength (mm)Internal Thickness (mm)Internal Width (mm)Hole Diameter (mm)
DSLCC005.016905.5168
DSLCC005.025905.5258
DSLCC007.015907158
DSLCC008.019908198
DSLCC008.025908258
DSLCC010.025100102510

CT22 Leech Tensioners 20ft - 55ft

FTLTL22

Fish-Tail Leech Tensioner

The FTLTL22 is light-weight, low profile and easy to use. A double acting adjusting screw connects the acetal leech end-plug and handle. A hex key is used to make the adjustment. Popular on class 40’s and mainsail leech battens. THLP’s sold separately. Keywords: ct22, rocket, tp52, class 40, swan 50

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Head Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Screw TypeScrew Size (metric)Adjustment Length (mm)
30501130StainlessM640

RSLT

Rocket-Style Leech Tensioner

The RSLT is a light-weight, low profile tensioning solution for CT22 battens and is more robust than the FTLTL22 tensioner. A hex key screw is used to adjust an internal acetal pusher to apply tension. A range of standard sizes below ensures a close fit to minimise bulk at the leech. Popular on Fast 40’s, TP52’s and other full length CT22 battens.

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CodeLength (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Adjustment Length (mm)
RSLT01212567155512 x 2540
RSLT01512567186515 x 2540
RSLT01712567207017 x 2540

DSLP

Dome-Shaped Leech Plug

The DSLP is a lashing style end plug that is basic and robust. They are manufactured from tough acetal plastic and come in various sizes to fit the full C-T Sailbatten range. Plugs may be filed to fit the batten internal profile. Keywords: ct22, end

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CodeHead Length (mm)To Fit Batten Internal Thickness (mm)To Fit Batten Internal Width (mm)Weight (grams)Hole Diameter (mm)
DSLP008188191010
DSLP009189191010
DSLP0101810191010

DSLCC

Dome-Shaped Leech Cap - Carbon

The DSLCC is our most robust option for lash in batten ends on CT22 battens. These are suited for backfilled jib battens that make contact with the rig. Custom sizes can be made to ensure a close fit for maximum strength and to minimise bulk at the leech. Keywords: cap, retainer

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CodeLength (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Hole Diameter (mm)
DSLCC01712532206517 x 2512
DSLCC02012532+20+70+17+ x 25+12

THLP

Threaded Leech Plug

The THLP comes in different sizes to fit the internal dimensions of the batten. Plugs may be filed to fit the batten. Used with FTLTL22’s. Keywords: ct22, leech plug, class 40

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CodeTo Fit Batten Internal Thickness (mm)To Fit Batten Internal Width (mm)Weight (grams)Thread (metric)
THLP00881910M6
THLP00991911M6

CT22 Receptacles [Non Adjusting] 20ft - 55ft

NTLR22

Non-Adjusting Titanium Luff Receptacle

The NTLR22 is our strongest CT22 receptacle. The titanium head and fasteners will not corrode on carbon sails. This receptacle can be centre or side mounted. Keywords: luff, batten box

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Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Side-PlatesBody Material
M12106552818514 x 27CarbonTitanium / Acetal

NPLR22C

Non-Adjusting Plastic Luff Receptacle - Carbon

The NPLR22C is the M10 version of the NTLR22 receptacle. This receptacle can be centre or side mounted. * A glass version of the receptacle is available for classes that prevent the use of carbon fibre. Specify NPLR22G. Keywords: ct22, luff, batten box, class 40

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Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Side-PlatesBody Material
M10106552816014 x 27CarbonAcetal

NALR22

Non-Adjusting Acetal Luff Receptacle

The NALR is a tough, simple and durable batten receptacle. The NALR is side mounted and attaches through the sail with titanium bolts. Keywords: ct22, luff, batten box

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Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Side-PlatesBody Material
M10, M12110563115514 x 25AcetalAcetal

CCLR036

Carbon Clam-Shell Luff Receptacle

The CCLR has been designed specifically for use with a bolt-rope mainsail. Racing classes like RC44, Fast 40 and TP52 use CCLR hardware. A plastic insert fits inside the batten pocket with external carbon shells clamping the assembly to hold the batten firmly in place. The bolt rope is sewn in place onto the plastic insert and sail. 2019 improvements include a shortened length to reduce weight and the change to flush M6 fastenings to reduce the risk of rig damage. There are 4 standard options for Non-Adjusting CCLR’s. Keywords: ct22, luff, carbon, bolt rope, tp52

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ModelLength (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Body Material
CCLR.0386108872011312 x 25Nylon 5.5mm
CCLR.03881081152014312 x 25Nylon 5.5mm
CCLR.0390108872015512 x 25Nylon 5.5mm
CCLR.03921081152018312 x 25Nylon 5.5mm

CT22 Receptacles [Adjusting] 20ft - 55ft

ATLR22

Adjusting Titanium Luff Receptacle

The ATLR22 is our strongest CT22 adjusting receptacle. A spanner is used to make the adjustment. The titanium head and fasteners will not corrode on carbon sails. This receptacle can be centre or side mounted. Keywords: batten box

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Side-PlatesBody MaterialAdjustment Length (mm)
M12111552821514 x 27CarbonTitanium / Acetal25

APLR22C

Adjusting Plastic Luff Receptacle - Carbon

The APLR22C is the M10 version of the NTLR22 receptacle. A spanner is used to make the adjustment. This receptacle can be centre or side mounted. *A glass version of the receptacle is available for classes that prevent the use of carbon fibre. Specify APLR22G. Keywords: carbon, batten box, class 40

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Side-PlatesBody MaterialAdjustment Length (mm)
M10106552819014 x 27CarbonAcetal25

CCLR036

Carbon Clam-Shell Luff Receptacle

The CCLR has been designed specifically for use with a bolt-rope mainsail. Racing classes like RC44, Fast 40 and TP52 use CCLR hardware. A plastic insert fits inside the batten pocket with external carbon shells clamping the assembly to hold the batten firmly in place. The bolt rope is sewn in place onto the plastic insert and sail. 2019 improvements include the change to flush M6 fastenings to reduce the risk of rig damage. There are 3 standard options for Adjusting CCLR’s. Keywords: carbon, bolt rope, clam shell, tp52

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ModelLength (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Body MaterialAdjustment Length (mm)
CCLR.0394154872021512 x 25Nylon 5.5mm25
CCLR.03961541152025312 x 25Nylon 5.5mm25
CCLR.0397154872024212 x 25Nylon 5.5mm25

CT33 Leech Tensioners 30ft - 90ft

FTLTK33

Fish-Tail Leech Tensioner (Keeper)

A titanium adjusting screw connects the acetal leech end-plug and handle. The new 2019 design features a ‘detent’ locking system where a hex key can simply be inserted to make adjustments without removing the webbing retainer. Popular on Maxi 72’s, VOR 65’s and IMOCA 60’s. THLP’s sold separately. Keywords: rocket, racing

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Head Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Screw TypeScrew Size (metric)Adjustment Length (mm)
37752470TitaniumM10 Hex30

PALT33

Plastic Adjusting Leech Tensioner

A titanium adjusting screw connects the acetal leech end-plug and handle. The new 2019 design features a ‘detent’ locking system where a hex key can simply be inserted to make adjustments without removing any parts. Popular on super yachts and multihulls. THLP’s sold separately. Keywords: ct33

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
Head Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Screw TypeScrew Size (metric)Adjustment Length (mm)
45402570TitaniumM10 Hex30

DSLP

Dome-Shaped Leech Plug

The DSLP is a lashing style end plug that is basic and robust. They are manufactured from tough acetal plastic and come in various sizes to fit the full C-T Sailbatten range. Plugs may be filed to fit the batten internal profile. Keywords: ct33, retainer

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CodeHead Length (mm)To Fit Batten Internal Thickness (mm)To Fit Batten Internal Width (mm)Weight (grams)Hole Diameter (mm)
DSLP0132613303012
DSLP015261530.84012
DSLP0172617.5315512
DSLP0202620.5317012

THLP

Threaded Leech Plug

The THLP comes in different sizes to fit the internal dimensions of the batten. Plugs may be filed to fit the batten. Used with FTLTK33 and PALT33 tensioners. Keywords: ct33, end

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CodeTo Fit Batten Internal Thickness (mm)To Fit Batten Internal Width (mm)Weight (grams)Thread (metric)
THLP013133035M10
THLP0151530.845M10
THLP01717.53155M10
THLP020203160M10

THLP Sleeve

Threaded Leech Plug Sleeve

A THLP Sleeve is used when the batten internal dimensions are too small to fit the standard threaded leech plug. The THLP Sleeve slips over the outside of the batten and is mostly used on battens shorter than 2m. These are custom made to fit. Keywords: ct33, end

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CodeTo Fit Batten Internal Thickness (mm)To Fit Batten Internal Width (mm)Weight (grams)Thread (metric)
THLP0xxSLV<11<3035M10

CT33 Receptacles [Non Adjusting] 30ft - 90ft

NTLR33

Non-Adjusting Titanium Luff Receptacle

The NTLR33 is our strongest CT33 receptacle. The titanium head and fasteners will not corrode on carbon sails. This receptacle can be centre or side mounted. Keywords: ct33, batten box

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Side-PlatesBody Material
M12, M14, M16165643038020 x 36CarbonTitanium / Acetal

NALLR33A

Non-Adjusting Aluminium Luff Receptacle - Angled

The NALLR33A is specifically designed to be used for gaff battens that are 45° to the mast. This receptacle can be centre or side mounted. Keywords: ct33, batten box

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Side-PlatesBody Material
M12, M14165643041020 x 36CarbonAnodised Aluminium

NALR33

Non-Adjusting Acetal Luff Receptacle

The NALR is a tough, simple and durable batten receptacle. The NALR is side mounted and attaches through the sail with titanium bolts. Keywords: ct33, batten box

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Side-PlatesBody Material
M12, M14140664038017 x 35AcetalAcetal

CT33 Receptacles [Adjusting] 30ft - 90ft

ATLR33

Adjusting Titanium Luff Receptacle

The ATLR33 is our strongest CT33 adjusting receptacle. A spanner is used to make the adjustment. The titanium head and fasteners will not corrode on carbon sails. This receptacle can be centre or side mounted. Keywords: batten box

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Side-PlatesBody MaterialAdjustment Length (mm)
M12, M14, M16165643044020 x 36CarbonTitanium / Acetal45

ACLR33

Adjusting Carbon Luff Receptacle

The ACLR33 is a lightweight carbon receptacle designed with offshore sailors in mind. Luff tensioning and side removal of battens from the luff provide safety features for use in offshore situations. The ACLR can also be fitted inside a batten pocket allowing the receptacle to sit on the centre-line of the sail. Keywords: carbon, ct33, batten box

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Side-PlatesBody MaterialAdjustment Length
M12, M14165653647019 x 36CarbonAluminium Head/Acetal Arm45

CT36 Leech Tensioners 70ft - 200ft

FTLTK36

Fish-Tail Leech Tensioner (Keeper)

A titanium adjusting screw connects the acetal leech end-plug and handle. The new 2019 design features a ‘detent’ locking system where a hex key can simply be inserted to make adjustments without removing the webbing retainer. Popular on 100ft Maxis. THLP’s sold separately.

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Head Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Screw TypeScrew Size (metric)Adjustment Length (mm)
4410030170Stainless TitaniumM12 Hex, M14 Hex30

PALT36

Plastic Adjusting Leech Tensioner

A titanium adjusting screw connects the acetal leech end-plug and handle. The new 2019 design features a ‘detent’ locking system where a hex key can simply be inserted to make adjustments without removing any parts. Popular on 100ft Maxis. THLP’s sold separately. Keywords: ct36

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Head Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Screw TypeScrew Size (metric)Adjustment Length (mm)
494632270TitaniumM14 Hex50

PALT36

Sleeve Tensioners

The PALT36 Sleeve Tensioner has been designed to give maximum adjustment on battens. With 130mm of safe adjustment the PALT Sleeve suits big projects and long battens. The tensioners can be retrofitted to existing battens. They are sold in two parts – PALT36SLV0XX which is the tensioning part and the PALT36SLV0XX.ADAPT which is the solid carbon spigot that joins to the batten and is ground to fit the internal dimensions of the batten. The new 2019 design features a ‘detent’ locking system where a hex key can simply be inserted to make adjustments without removing any parts. The PALT36SLV comes in 015D and 020D sizes to ensure best fit for the range of batten sizes.Designed to be used with 6mm rope loops. Keywords: extension, smeaton, extender, cut short

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SizeHead Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Screw TypeScrew Size (metric)Adjustment length (mm)
015D3154432580TitaniumM10 Hex130
020D3155241835TitaniumM10 Hex130

DSLP

Dome-Shaped Leech Plug

The DSLP is a lashing style end plug that is basic and robust. They are manufactured from tough acetal plastic and come in various sizes to fit the full C-T Sailbatten range. Plugs may be filed to fit the batten internal profile.

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
CodeHead Length (mm)To Fit Batten Internal Thickness (mm)To Fit Batten Internal Width (mm)Weight (grams)Hole Diameter (mm)
DSLP0132613303012
DSLP015261530.84012
DSLP0172617.5315512
DSLP0202620.5317012

THLP

Threaded Leech Plug

The THLP comes in different sizes to fit the internal dimensions of the batten. Plugs may be filed to fit the batten. Used with FTLTK36 and PALT36 tensioners.

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
CodeTo Fit Batten Internal Thickness (mm)To Fit Batten Internal Width (mm)Weight (grams)Thread (metric)
THLP0151530.845M10
THLP01717.53155M10/M12/M14
THLP020203160M10/M12/M14
THLP023233370M10/M12/M14

THLP Sleeve

Threaded Leech Plug Sleeve

A THLP Sleeve is used when the batten internal dimensions are too small to fit the standard threaded leech plug. The THLP Sleeve slips over the outside of the batten and is mostly used on battens shorter than 2m. These are custom made to fit.

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
CodeTo Fit Batten Internal Thickness (mm)To Fit Batten Internal Width (mm)Weight (grams)Thread (metric)
THLP0xxSLV<11<3035M10

CT36 Receptacles [Non Adjusting] 70ft - 200ft

NTLR36T

Non-Adjusting Titanium Luff Receptacle

The NTLR36T is our strongest CT36 receptacle. The titanium head and fasteners will not corrode on carbon sails. This receptacle can be centre or side mounted. Keywords: batten box

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Side-PlatesBody Material
M14, M16, M18222863590022 x 46 CarbonTitanium / Acetal

NALR36

Non-Adjusting Acetal Luff Receptacle

The NALR is a tough, simple and durable batten receptacle. The NALR is side mounted and attaches through the sail with titanium bolts. Keywords: batten box

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Side-PlatesBody Material
M14, M16220754783020 x 40AcetalAcetal

FCLR36

Furling Carbon Luff Receptacle

The FCLR is a tough, simple and durable batten receptacle designed to work with in-boom furling main sails. It is lashed to the sail and can withstand high crushing forces whilst protecting the batten. Available tapped for metric stud or bored for sliding spigot. Keywords: battenbox, furling, rondal

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Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Shell MaterialHead Material
M14, M18, 20mm hole2801013746024 x 40Carbon316 Stainless

CT36 Receptacles [Adjusting] 70ft - 200ft

ATLR36T

Adjusting Titanium Luff Receptacle

The ATLR36T has a titanium head and fasteners will not corrode on carbon sails. A spanner is used to make the adjustment. This receptacle can be centre or side mounted. Keywords: batten box

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Side-PlatesBody Material
M14, M16, M18222863596022 x 46CarbonTitanium/Acetal

CT40 Leech Tensioners 110ft+

PALT40

Sleeve Tensioners

The PALT40 Sleeve Tensioner has been designed to give maximum adjustment on battens. With 140mm of safe adjustment the PALT Sleeve suits big projects and long battens. The tensioners can be retrofitted to existing battens. They are sold in two parts – PALT40SLV025 which is the tensioning part and the PALT40SLV025.ADAPT which is the solid carbon spigot that joins to the batten and is ground to fit the internal dimensions of the batten. The new 2019 design features a ‘detent’ locking system where a hex key can simply be inserted to make adjustments without removing any parts. Designed to be used with 8mm rope loops. Keywords: smeaton, extension, extender, cut short

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
Head Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Screw TypeScrew Size (metric)Adjustment Length (mm)
33765471,500TitaniumM14 Hex140

DSLP

Dome-Shaped Leech Plug

The DSLP is a lashing style end plug that is basic and robust. They are manufactured from tough acetal plastic and come in various sizes to fit the full C-T Sailbatten range. Plugs may be filed to fit the batten internal profile.

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
CodeHead Length (mm)To Fit Batten Interal Thickness (mm)To Fit Batten Internal Width (mm)Weight (grams)Hole Diameter (mm)
DSLP025CustomCustomCustom95+20

CT40 Receptacles [Non Adjusting] 110ft+

FCLR40

Furling Carbon Luff Receptacle

The FCLR is a tough, simple and durable batten receptacle designed to work with in-boom furling main sails. It is lashed to the sail and can withstand high crushing forces whilst protecting the batten. Available tapped for metric stud or bored for sliding spigot.

sailbatten sail hardware product photo
Thread (metric)Length (mm)Width (mm)Thickness (mm)Weight (grams)Max Batten Size (mm)Shell MaterialHead Material
M18, 20mm hole32011044120028 x 55Carbon316 Stainless

Other

CRING0380

Carbon Rings

These carbon corner rings were originally developed for the RC44 class spinnaker, where titanium is banned. These rings are constructed from a single tow of carbon fibre and have a 3,200kg breaking load. Keywords: sail

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CodeID(mm)Weight(grams)Working Load(kg)Breaking Load(kg)
CRING038038231,8003,200

CLEWBD

Clew Boards

Our unique Load Path Laminate (LPL) construction method maximises strength to weight ratio unlike any other product on the market. This enables us to easily custom-build and fit any geometry in a short time frame. the LPL construction method ties the load directly from the attachment points to the webbing. Keywords: headsail, jib

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CodeThickness(mm)Weight(grams)Working Load(kg)Breaking Load(kg)
CLEWBD0504166805,00014,000
CLEWBD05052012755,00014,000

SPINSHTC

Spinnaker Sheet Catchers (Mouse Traps)

Using unique carbon/S-glass construction, spinnaker sheet catchers can be crushed or bent and will return to original shape as tested with TP52 through to J-Class yachts. Each Spinnaker Sheet Catcher is sold individually so two units are required per sail.

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CodeFor Yachts(ft)Weight(grams)Length(mm)Width(mm)
SPINSHTC140<605314045
SPINSHTC23060-10014423070
SPINSHTC30095+26030090

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