Andersen Winches are designed to be aesthetically pleasing as well as function to meet the demands of even the harshest sailing environments. For over 60 years, Andersen has refined their productionn methods to deliver the most structurally sound and reliable winches on the market.
With features like their Power Rib drum which provides maximum power and a longer life, Andersen winches are built to last. The Power Rib is a vertical rib design that firmly grip the line and requires fewer turns to achieve the same line-holding power as any other top quality winch on the market. The corrosion free, smooth surface is less abrasive to your sheets and halyards which will extended line life.
Receiving the Industrial Design Prize in 1992 (Danish Design Center), Andersen winches are "A classic example of brilliant industrial design".
Andersen offers a wide line of winches from the basic Classic Winches to far more complex electric and hydraulic winches, Andersen has a winch for everyone. You can choose the correct Andersen winch depending on your boat size, experience, and crew.