is proud to offer this selection of rope clutches by Barton.
This true clutch mechanism allows line to be adjusted
through the unit in the closed, locked position with minimal
slippage. Release under load is positive and requires
The mechanism's opening and closing action is precise
and easy to operate, even with cold wet hands. A positive
handle lock in the closed position is also featured.
Kind to lines
The clutch's cam and base, manufactured from high grade
extruded aluminum, feature a specially tempered tooth
design which allows for maximum grip with minimal slippage,
whilst being kind to your lines.
Stainless steel rope fairleads are fitted to both line
entry and exit points, a feature which helps to prevent
wear to both clutch and lines.
Bolt-together construction for
the DO550 clutch range features the advantage of a bolt-together
construction which allows for ease of servicing and replacement
of parts. A full range of components is available.
Ergonomically designed handle
The handle is strong and easy to grip, with a positive
smooth lock and unlock action.
A unique feature of this new design is the removable
insert on the top face of the handle. These inserts are
available packaged separately with a selection for both
cruising and racing yachts.
81 540 "cruiser" pack contains Main, Genoa
1, Spin Halyards 1, Topping Life, Spin pole up, Spin pole
81 540 "racer" insert pack contains Reef 1,
Cunninghan, Reef 2, Kicker, Mainsheet, Genoa Furling,
Genoa 2, Spin Halyard 2, Backstay, Outhaul, Downhaul,