Wichard Opening Luff Prefeeder

Extrusions and Feeders

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Before re-hoisting the bowman doesn't need to remove the headsail from the luff grove, he just has to open the prefeeder and close it around the luff tape. No need to remove the headsail anymore!

Ease of use:
To open simply push the spring with your thumb, the jaws will open automatically. To close, squeeze the jaws together between thumb and fingers, until the spring re engages.

Easy to install:
The prefeeder can be easily installed below any headsail foil or headsail reefing configuration. In the closed position, it ensures a smooth and easy sail

  • Single handed operation by pushing on the spring.
  • Easy to install with a lashing or fixed to the forestay.
  • Stainless steel product benefiting from Wichard know-how to offer the highest reliability.