Blocks for Sailboat Boom Vangs
The boom vang is one of the most important controls for mailsail shape. Boom vangs control Mainsail twist, leech tension and mast tension.. We at Mauri Pro Sailing carry an assortment of Block & Tackle from the top names in blocks such as Antal, Garhauer, Harken, Lewmar and Ronstan. Various sizes are available for the loads of boats of all size. Technical assistance is available to assist you in setting up the proper block & tackle system for your boat.
Boom Vangs vary by boat and by personal preference. However, they typically use a combination of fiddle blocks to create at least a 4:1 purchase. Boom vang systems can also be constructed using a cascade of single blocks or a combination of fiddle and single blocks.
About Antal Composite Fiber Fiddle Blocks
About Garhauer Block and Tackle Boom Vangs
The Garhauer blocks used in these boom vanags are stainless steel blocks, designed for the true off shore sailor looking for the ultimate in rugged dependability, these blocks are constructed of polished stainless steel cheeks and load straps making them an excellent choice for installation at the masthead or other hard to service areas. These blocks improve the appearance of any boat. ll blocks, as every Garhauer part, come with Garhauer's 10 year unconditional guarantee.
About Using Harken Fiddle Blocks for Boom Vangs
The Harken 40 mm Carbo Fiddle Block line features high-load ball bearings with fitted races for low-friction operation. The Harken 40 mm Carbo Fiddle is an excellent choice for 3:1 and 4:1 tackles on dinghy vangs and mainsheets, as well as for controls such as cunninghams and internal boom outhauls on larger boats.
The Harken 57 mm Carbo Fiddle Block line features the Cam-Lock locking system. The patented switch allows the jaw to lock at 90-degree interavls, or to swivel freely. The Harken Carbo Fiddle line features high-load ball bearings with fitted races for low-friction operation.
The Harken 75 mm Carbo Fiddle Block line features high-load ball bearings with fitted races for low-friction operation.
About Using Lewmar Fiddle Blocks for Boom Vangs
Lewmar Mid Range Fiddle Blocks are used in purchase systems to allow the trimmer to sheet in higher loads with ease. The Fiddle Blocks can be attatched onto the boom giving you a powerful purchase on your Boom Vang.
About Ronstan Boom Vang Blocks
We at Mauri Pro Sailing are fully committed to be your Boom Vangs and Block Tackle specialist not only providing the sailing community with a comprehensive and easy to use web site but with all the appropriate technical information that you might need to select your sailboat hardware and equipment. If you need any assistance selecting the appropriate Boom Vang for your boat please contact us. Our crew is ready to help!