Profurl C480 manual reefing system with self-contained halyard design for cruising. Max forestay diameter 14.3 mm and suitable for boat length from 14.5 to 18.5 metres (52 - 65 ft). This system is reliable, tough and long life, this cruising range of reefing-furling systems are designed for coastal cruising, blue water cruising or even sailing around the world.
- Maintenance-free. Sealed ball bearings are packed in grease, eliminating any risk of corrosion and making them impermeable to impurities such as water, sand or dust.
- Reliability. Systems are made from materials chosen for their toughness and reliability. The drums are made from dimensionally stable plastic, the ball bearings are 100 C6 carbon steel, and the snap hooks are forged by Wichard.
- Easy to use. Profurl reefing-furling systems accessories (standard or not) are designed to simplify manoeuvres, such as the feeder (standard), the Wichard opening pre-feeder or the hinged attachment which replaces snap shackles to ensure fast and easy rigging of the sail.
- Safety in use. Doubled guide arms avoid any risk of riding turns or the line coming out of the reefing-furling system. Specially adapted nuts for heavy loads are supplied on large systems (480 upwards).
- Choice of installation options. Depending on the deck configuration or your specific requirements, our manual reefing-furling systems can either be fitted flush with the deck, with long link plates, or below the deck.
- Warranty: Profurl manual reefing-furling systems are covered by a 10-year worldwide warranty.
- Max forestay diameter: 14.3 mm (9/16”) - rod 48
- Boat length: 14.5 - 18.5 m (52’ - 65’)
- Standard furling length (others): 18 m (20 & 22 m)
- Extrusion length: 2 m (6.6')
- Extrusion shape and colour: Round and silver anodised
- Clevis pin diameter: 16 / 18 / 19 / 22 / 25 / 28 mm
- Feeder: Yes
- Luff line diameter: 6 mm (15/64'')
- Double luff groove: Yes
- Removable drum: Yes
- Furling line diameter: 10 or 12 mm (3/8'' or 1/2”)
- Drum capacity: Diameter of the furling line:
- 10 mm (3/8'') 30 m
- 12 mm (1/2”) 22 m
- Max LP: Diameter of the furling line:
- 10 mm (3/8'') 26.5 m
- 12 mm (1/2”) 14.5 m
- Max genoa area: 120 sqm
- Standard fitting: Closed to the deck
- Warranty: 10 years
- Opening luff rope prefeeder: option
- Swivelling attachment device: option
- Long link plates: option
- Stainless steel locking devices: option
- Turnbuckle cylinder: option
- Reefing kit: option incl: 25 m reefing line (dia 10 mm), 1 stanchion block Wichard 60125, 4 stanchion blocks Wichard 60025