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For Power and Sail Boats 38-46 feet
Gypsy only (low profile) or with drum
Enhanced Hybrid Polymer Gypsy
Combination Rope/Chain Gypsy
8mm or 10mm chain ~ 12/14/16mm rope
Switch, circuit breaker, contactor included
Easy to Service
Availability date: 18-10-2019
The Lewmar VX range is the result of a comprehensive overhaul of their vertical windlass production carried out by the Lewmar dedicated engineering team.
New lighter, stronger and performance optimised materials have been explored, evaluated and tested to produce a windlass unit at the cutting edge of design and manufacture.
Lewmar claim that due to new generation technology, the VX windlass range is lighter, stronger and more efficient than any competitor on the market.
The Lewmar VX3 is manufactured with a cast aluminum core, a composite outer and a stainless steel finish.
Lewmar VX3 is suitable for motor and sailing yachts between approximately 38 feet and 46 feet length overall.
Consult the Lewmar Windlass Size Guide for more detailed information on selecting the correct model for your yacht.
VX3 extended windlass kit includes:
Lewmar VX3 Windlass Features and Plus Factors:
Lewmar patented Hybrid Composite Gypsy Features and Plus Factors:
|Lewmar||Gypsy Number||Gypsy Type||Chain Calibrations||3 Strand Rope||8 Strand Rope||Splice|
|VX3||68120041||8mm||8mm DIN766, 8mm ISO4565, 5/16” ACCO ISO G43 (G4)||12/14/16mm||14/16mm||1 Link|
|VX3||68120042||10mm DIN766||10mm DIN766, 5/16” Campbell S3, 3/8” Campbell S4, 9.5mm G40||12/14/16mm||14/16mm||1 Link|
|VX3||68120043||10mm ISO||10mm ISO4565, 5/16” Campbell S3, Lewmar 9.5mm G40||12/14/16mm||14/16mm||1 Link|
14mm rope is strength-comparable and splice-compatible to 8mm Grade 40 DIN766 Calibrated Chain
16mm rope is a little under strength compared with 10mm Grade 40 Calibarated Anchor Chain.
16mm and 18mm rope are splice-compatible with 10mm DIN766/ISO Grade 40 Calibrated Anchor Chain
We do splice 16mm diameter anchor rope into 8mm Chain on request but it is a border line tight fit in the link
|Motor||Maximum Pull||Working Load Limit||Maximum Line Speed||Normal Current Draw||Circuit Breaker|
|1500 Watt||1175kg||294kg||40 metres/minute||132 Amps||110 Amps|