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    Has anybody seen drawings for the construction of sail boat type winches? I have just purchased an older wooden boat (commonly called a hole in the water into which one throws money) and it is going to be reconstructed as a 1930s style motor sailer. A two year project and I would like to take the time and construct her winches. Any sightings for such drawings???

  • #2
    I don't know of any drawings available, but you might want to try contacting Mystic Seaport Museum, they have a beautiful 1933 Schooner with probably just what you are looking for and might have drawings available.


    • #3
      What are you after, 'smith? Construction plans of how they looked from the outside, or construction plans for the two-speed gear train in a modern capstan winch?

      Try the PTO. Lewmar and Antal are two manufacturers that come to mind.


      • #4
        Dr. Rob:
        I'm afer an actual set of drawings either for a single speed or two speed capstan style. If necessary I could purchase a used junker and copy it. I was sort of looking for a ready made set of drawings if they were available. Just being a bear for punishment I guess.