Zero effort or small footprint? With Harken’s Unipower 500 winch, you don’t have to choose!


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Harken ‘s Unipower range of motorized winches has had a newcomer for some time now: the.
Unipower 500
. These winches are famous for a space-saving feature under the deck: the motor is integrated almost entirely into the drum. The Unipower 500 winch model is recommended for sailboats between 10 and 14 meters in length.

Unipower 500 – Motorized winch manufactured by Harken

A motorized winch allows you to minimize fatigue when handling maneuvers on board. The Unipower 500 also has a second advantage, in addition to reducing fatigue it also reduces bulk, and is therefore perfect for small boats or those who do not want to do too invasive refit work. Compared to other electric winches, the
Unipower 500
saves so much space below deck (as seen in the photo), not only vertically but also horizontally. It is very easily installed by protruding just 10 centimeters below the deck, and its single-speed operation automatically adjusts according to the load. This self-tailing winch is suitable for ropes and sheets between 8 and 13 millimeters in diameter and is available in aluminum (weight 6.7 kg) or chrome finish (weight 8.3 kg). One last very important detail is the ability to also use the winch manually, with the classic handle, if there is no electricity on board to power the 12v or 24v motor.

Unipower 500 – Discover it at the show

To discover all the features of Harken’s Unipower 500 electric winch, you can pay a visit to the Digital Salon at Milan Yachting Week. Inside the Harken booth you will find many accessories and equipment for your sailboat, and you can contact the manufacturer directly by filling out the email form.



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