The Free-Fall technology applied to the Genius windlass allows free running of chain through the gypsy when lowering the anchor; simply by depressing the down control button the windlass will release its clutch and the gypsy will freewheel. To stop the FreeFall depress the up control button on the windlass; the clutch will engage stopping the gypsy and allowing retrieval of the chain. The Free-Fall function can be bypassed to facilitate power controlled release.
On-deck windlasses in anodized alluminium in hard oxide
Rope and chain on a single gypsy
Automatic Free-Fall system
Supplied with pressure lever
Epicyclical gearbox - The Ultra Genius range is equipped with an epicyclical gearbox, that provides much higher efficiency (-40% compared to equivalent traditional gearboxes)