The Sailor's preferred choice for adjusting dinghy trapeze lines. Also used for vangs & hiking straps; outhauls and small dinghy forestays. The Clamcleat® CL253 offers a light weight and compact solution for rope adjustment where a quick, positive lock, that is easy to release, is required.
Each Clamcleat® CL253 is supplied with a black "link" (PTLINK). This makes releasing the rope a lot easier. For windsurfing, the CL253 can be used as part of a adjustable downhaul system.
The cleat has an in-built pulley that offers a compact solution , for rigging with a 1:1 or 2:1 advantage, where a quick, positive lock, that is easy to release is required. This cleat is found on most monohull dinghy trapeze systems.
Manufactured from aluminium for light weight and durable performance with a silver finish.
- Use 16 plait rope for best results.
- Always use the supplied PTLINK for easier rope release. See rigging sketches on right.
- Waxing the rope can protect rigs from sand damage and revitalise a worn rig.
- Use heat shrink covers or electrical tape to prevent potential snagging points.
|Rope Diameter||4 - 8mm||3/16 - 5/16"|
|Hole Centres||72mm||2 13/16"|