This Harken 8” Aluminum SpeedGrip Winch Handle is low profile, allowing for fast, one-handed cranking when speed is important, ideal for racing sailors. Lock-in handles are easy to engage and release with a thumb switch. An 8” handle leads to faster grinding therefore they are more ideal for smaller boats prefer speed over power. Features a ball bearing grip to smoothly transfer power into the winch. This sturdy handle fits international standard winch sockets.