Source for original winch handle pockets

Maintaining, repairing, upgrading, commissioning, decommissioning topics.

Moderators: forumadmin, j30_rhapsody

Post Reply
jkalucki
Posts: 3
Joined: Sun Feb 08, 2015 9:24 pm

Source for original winch handle pockets

Post by jkalucki » Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:28 pm

The original winch handle pockets on our 2005 US made 109 are somewhat taller (12.25") than the standard Lewmar (9.8") and other generally available pockets. The original plastic has started to deteriorate and become sticky. I'm (naively) hoping to just re-use the existing screw holes and not get into a fiberglass patch and putty project. Has anyone happened across the original source for these pockets?

Thanks
John
#195 "Lindo"

User avatar
j30_rhapsody
Posts: 200
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 1969 8:00 pm
Location: Newport, RI

Re: Source for original winch handle pockets

Post by j30_rhapsody » Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:54 pm

John,

There was no "standard" for the winch holders. I've seen many different styles and brands on the various J/109s. We have Blue Performance fabric based winch handle holders on Vento Solare.

JohnGreifzu
Posts: 12
Joined: Tue Oct 13, 2015 12:15 pm

Re: Source for original winch handle pockets

Post by JohnGreifzu » Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:56 pm

I replaced with the shorter lewmar holders. The top screws line up. The bottom screw required a new hole. I simply put a re-sealed screw in the hole no longer in use. It's barely noticeable.
Capture.PNG
Capture.PNG (185.2 KiB) Viewed 211 times

Post Reply