Single Rope Clutch
Max Rope Diameter:Up 12mm(0.47")
The Barton D0550 clutch is designed for cruising and racing yachts. Manufactured from modern lightweight materials to withstand the harsh marine environment. Moulded parts are from high grade plastics which are strong, light and impact-resistant. Cams and bases are from marine grade aluminium, 'Spectro' anodised for high wear resistance and long life.
The true clutch mechanism allows line to be adjusted through the unit in the closed, locked position with minimal slippage. Released under load is positive and requires little effort. The mechanism's opening and closing action is precise and easy to operate, even with cold wet hands. A positive handle lock in the closed position is also featured.
A unique feature of this design is the removable insert on the top face of the handle. Pop this out and you can easily replace with printed coloured inserts to denote at a glance the function of the unit (i.e main, genoa, spinnaker etc).
The clutch's cam and base, manufactured from high grade extruded aluminium, features a specially tempered tooth design which allows for maximum grip with minimal slippage, whilst being kind to your lines. Stainless steel rope fairleads are fitted to both line entry and exit points, this feature prevents wear to both clutch and lines.
The D0550 clutch features the advantage of a bolt together construction which allows for ease of servicing and replacement of parts.
We are pleased to announce our new shipping promotions below. These rates apply to your entire order*!
|Free shipping||FREE!||6 to 10 Business Days|
|Ground Shipping||$5.95||1-6 Business Days|
|3 Day Shipping||$9.95||3 Business Days|
|2 Day Shipping||$18.95||2 Business Days|
|1 Day Shipping||$28.95||1 Business Day|
*These offers apply to in-stock orders to the lower 48 states only. We cannot include shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or any other US Territory. Please call or email us for rates to these locations. Oversized packages are also excluded for 3, 2, and next day shipping. Items that are shipped freight are also excluded. Because we have many different warehouses around the United States we reserve the right to choose the carrier. Signature service can be requested for $3 extra.
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Please use the shipping calculator for an accurate shipping quote.
We ship via DHL International and USPS. Shipping insurance is optional but recommended and costs $5 for all international orders. Items that can fit in a flat rate envelope are shipped via flat rate service. Please keep in mind that USPS Flat Rate Priority Mail does not include detailed tracking and is not covered by insurance to certain countries. For a list of these countries please email us.
International order processing takes approx. 3-5 business days.
Many countries impose their own customs, duties, tariffs, taxes, etc... on items imported from the USA. We do not cover those costs.
The shipping transit times are approx. as follow:
|DHL International Economy:||5-7 business days (trackable)|
|USPS Express (EMS) Mail:||1-2 weeks (trackable)|
|USPS Global Priority Mail:||2-3 weeks, (trackable)|
|USPS Flat Rate Priority Mail:||4-5 weeks (not trackable)|