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lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds

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95) covers all types of boat electrical systems, from dc electrical motors and lighting systems to anchors windlasses and propulsion systems.
The order comprises 14 Pusnes fairlead chain stoppers and three moveable Pusnes windlasses for 165 mm (6 1/2 in) chain size.
It includes 14 Pusnes fairlead chain stoppers and three moveable Pusnes windlasses for 165 mm chain size.
For 62 across, it's "Width of some windlasses," and the solution is "Two winches.
He had been right to the bottom, with the weight of the windlasses, which he hadn't let go of.
Designed for vessels 8-15 m (26-48 ft), and in low profile and capstan configurations, Storm stainless steel windlasses offer fast powered retrieval, smooth rope chain combination or chain only operation, reduced installation time, stylish aesthetics and unbeatable reliability.
Rolls-Royce said it had also won a contract to supply eight mooring winches and two separate windlasses for the ship.