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Thread: "Winch Handle Holder On Mast"

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Winch Handle Holder On Mast

Aaron Norlund

Hey all,

I've been annoyed at not having a secure place to keep a winch handle near the mast. I've seen the store-bought variations, but was dissatisfied with how they mount. So I created this holder for my mast.

It's a 3" PVC cut a tad longer than my longest winch handle. I drilled holes and seized two sail hanks two it, and two holes for a keep strap. The strap is tubular webbing with bungy cord as a "core"; it is stopper-knotted in place and holds the handle securely in the pipe. The point of the webbing is to keep the bungy from degrading quickly.

The photo should make it clearer.


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Aaron N.


Dorade works for me.

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