Sail Care - 410 9th Street, Ford City, PA 16226 * Phone 800-433-7245 or 724-763-1773 * Fax 724-763-2229 * info@sailcare.com
 
We Put The Wind Back in Your Sails!
NEW!!!!! Sign up for the SailCare News - get sailing tips, hints, & info, plus alerts on sales, special offers and more! CLICK HERE! .........
Bases for Block Attachment Battslide fittings Bimini-Dodger Straps Blocks Boom Fittings Bungy Mooring Compensator Chafe Protection Canvas Shop Cleats Clutches Compass Cordage Cotter & Clevis Pins Cunningham Hooks Custom Graphics Deck Clips Deck Organizers Dock Lines Dutchman System Eye Bolts Fairleads Fend Fix Bumper Adjustor Furlers/Jib Reefing Furling Blocks Halyard Silencer Handi-Hanger Hooks Inflatable Fenders Jackline Kits Ladder Treads Lazy Jack Kits/Sail Cradle Lifeline Line Mast & Boom Fittings Mooring Compensator Mobri Radar Reflector Needles & Webbing New Sails/Canvas Quick Attach Fittings RailLight Premium Reefing Hooks Reefing Kits Rigging & Mast Boot Tape Ring Bolts Rope Clutches Rope Rope Vangs Safety Rings Sail & Track System Sail Bags Sail Cradle Sail Hardware Sail Jockey Sail Saver-Jib Roller Sail Ties/Track Stops Seizing Wire Shackles Sheaves Sheave Boxes Snatch Blocks Spreader Boots Spreader Lights Stanchions Sunbrella Fabrics Swivel Base W/ Block Swivel Connectors Tef-Gel Anti-Seize Lubricant Tell-Tales Tiller Lock Rudder Lock device Topping Lift Kits Traveller Systems U Bolts Vangs Winches Winch Handles Winch Handle Holder Winches & Reefing Kits Windex Wind Indicators Wire Sheave Boxes Wire Rope Wire Rope Cutters Wire Rope Clips Wrap Pins


Tides Marine
Sail Track & Slide System

from Sailcare

Are you having trouble raising or
lowering your mainsail?
We have a solution to your problem!

The Tides Marine Sail Track & Slide System is a high performance, low friction mainsail luff track and slide system built to handle the increased loads and demands of today's full or partially battened, large roach and high aspect mainsails. When installed, the mainsail will raise with an ease you would not have believed possible and it will drop the moment you release the halyard!

The Tides Marine Sail Track & Slide System consists of the ultra low friction durable track and an "owner defined" selection of matched slides. Full batten receptacles are available if needed and all are designed for a smooth, long lasting operation. The system is priced on a per-foot basis and includes your selection of slides.

The Tides Marine Sail Track & Slide System system offers minimal stack height, less weight aloft, and low friction performance rivaling systems costing three times as much that have to be installed by skilled labor in order to properly set them up. The track comes coiled in a box and can be installed by the owner in less than an hour with no special tools.

This system is machined to fit your mast track from a product called UHMW-PE. This material has a very low coefficient of friction and is impact, abrasion, and wear resistant. It is not affected by saltwater, hot or cold temperatures, and is UV stable. It is available in one-piece lengths up to 85' and can be installed without going up the mast or drilling any holes in the mast. Each track shape is matched to each vessel's mast. The system will work with flat or round internal grooves as well as external mounted track.

The slides are finished to a smooth, low-friction surface, eliminating any sharp edges, which cause conventional slides to bind up. They are available in a number of standard sizes and configurations. The batten slides capture the inboard end in a secure and durable receptacle attached to a multi-axis link. This combination allows the batten to rotate freely during raising and lowering operations. The batten receptacle accepts round or flat battens and will accept fittings from many other slide systems.


A - #200AH - small batten receptacle - Flat battens to 1-5/8" wide, round to 1/2"
B - #200A - small batten receptacle w/#400 slide
C - #200BH - Large batten receptacle - Flat battens to 2" wide, round to 3/4"
D - #200B - Large Batten receptacle w/#400 slide
E - #400 W/#402 to accept Battslide II
F - #401 - 2" slide
G - #403 - Slide to accept original Battslide
H - #500 - 3" slide
I - #600 - 1" slide
J - #800A - Backing plate for Auqabatten 305
K - #800B - Backing plate for Aquabatten 306
Priced at $27.00 per ft. which includes all hardware necessary to convert your sail