2020 Ronstan Sailboat Hardware Catalogue - Flipbook - Page 81
CLEATS & ROPE CLUTCHES
Swivel Cleat Bases
Lower cleating angle
Higher cleating angle with
cleat riser fitted to arm
cut down to suit.
See instructions in
SUPPORT section of
for full details
4 x 5mm
Ball bearing race minimises friction.
Switchable ratchet system prevents
the arm from swinging to leeward.
Height adjustable arm for
optimum cleating angle.
4 x 5mm
Conventional shackle head
block - discard shackle and
Dyneema® link head Orbit Block™
- use supplied plastic roller when
attaching Dyneema® link.
Twin ball bearing races
minimise friction. Adjustable
ratchet system prevents the
arm from falling to leeward.
Cleat and wedge kit can
be mounted on underside
of arm for downward
uncleating if preferred.
Adjustable height and angle of cleating arm for
Suits traditional post/shackle head blocks and
Dyneema® link head Orbit Blocks™*2.
RF6: glass fibre reinforced base and cleat arm.
Twin rows of ball bearings support the cleating arm.
Stops are provided to limit rotation.
RF6 is suitable for mainsheet systems on dinghies
to 4.5m (15ft).
A ratchet in the base allows the cleating arm to
remain in its most recently used position. The
ratchet can be turned off for free swivelling.
RF7 is suitable for mainsheet systems on dinghies
and sports boats to 8m (26ft).
Grade 316 stainless steel fixings and block
Swivel Cleat Base
Small ball bearing swivelling cleat base, small C-Cleat™, loop take-off
Ball bearing swivelling cleat base, medium C-Cleat™, 5mm (3/16”) pin
RF7: glass fibre reinforced base and alloy cleating arm.
*1 Load rating are for the cleat base assembly, and are based on a 120° change in line direction. Line loads should be limited to: RF6 M.W.L. 125kg (275lb), RF7 M.W.L. 175kg (385lb).
*2 RF7 swivel fork has a 5mm (3/16”) pin and 11.8mm (7/16”) gap to permit direct, low profile attachment to the head post of a block.