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APS Adjustable Vectran Bridle

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APS Adjustable Vectran Bridle

Especially made by APS for the top competitor this is the ulimate in Opti bridles. Made from Vectran spliced to a stainless bridle ring the ends are left long for custom length tying. On the aft end there is a nylon thimble inserted for easy 2 to 1 purchase tying allowing for quick tension changes on the fly. Pair this with our sweet Vectran mainsheet block and clip for the ultimate in Opti trim performance.





APS Vectran Mainsheet Block and Clip

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APS Vectran Mainsheet Block and Clip

Especially made by APS for the top competitor this is the ultimate mainsheet block and clip. Made from a Harken 40mm Carbo block (H2650), custom vectran pendant reinforced with cover at the block head and trigger safety snap shackle this set up reduces the amount of mainsheet you have to pull in when rounding the leeward mark.



OPTI500 APS Opti Mainsheet Clip Block Price: $60.95


Snap Shackles and Bridle Rings for Opti

Snap Shackles and Bridle Rings for Opti

Part Number Description Use
EX1362 15mm Stainless Steel ring for bridle Create your own no stretch boom bridle and preventer with 1/8" Excel Vectran
EX1371 43mm (16g) Stainless Steel Safety Snap Shackle Clip Style Snap Shackle for mainsheet
EX1372 65mm (42g) Stainless Steel Safety Snap Shackle New Trigger Snap Shackle that can be opened with one hand
EX1314 Carbo Block connected to Trigger Snap Shackle by Plastic Covered Wire With a 40mm Carbo Block, it reduces the amount of mainsheet you have to pull in, a must for top competitors


EX1314 Harken 40mm Carbo Block on Pennant w/Safety Shackle Price: $51.45 EX1362 Stainless Steel Bridle Ring Price: $2.60
EX1371 Stainless steel snap shackle Price: $16.50 EX1372 Safety shackle, trigger type Price: $12.90


Harken Blocks and Hardware for Opti

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Harken Blocks and Hardware for Opti

Mainsheet cascade blocks are designed to be used with up to 3/8" line. Click on picture to see mainsheet installed

The follow are options for the two blocks:
Part Number Description Use
H2608 40mm Ratchet Mainsheet Block, but much smaller and lighter than the H019
H019 57mm Little Hexaratchet Traditional Mainsheet Block
H2650 40mm Carbo Single Mounted with an eyestrap just forward of the mainsheet ratchet to create cascade
EX1317 40mm Carbo Single with Safety Clip Mainsheet Block with integral safety clip
H071 Standup Spring Used with the Mainsheet Ratchet Block
H073 Eyestrap Used for mounted both the ratchet and carbo single to the deck
EX1410 Swivel Base Plate Secures to deck through four 5mm holes, secures mainsheet bottom block


EX1317 Harken block with Snap Shackle Price: $31.60 EX1410 Swivel base base/swivel post Price: $15.90
H019 Little Hexaratchet Single, Clockwise Price: $76.14 H071 Stand Up-Spring Price: $1.01
H073 Eyestrap - Medium Price: $1.89 H2608 40mm Carbo Ratchet Single Price: $54.30
H2650 40mm Carbo Single Fixed Price: $22.70


Hand Sewn Webbed Boom Block

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Hand Sewn Webbed Boom Block

This lightweight connector reduces the amount of line in the system by roughly 24 inches. A custom sewn zero stretch Spectra webbing is sewn to an ultra light Harken Carbo Ti-Lite block with a webbing bail. The other end is sewn to a stainless trigger snap. This system is lighter than similar stainless connectors but just as strong.

MCL01 Webbed Boom Block (Harken) Price: $51.10

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